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Cornell EAS well-represented among 2023 AGU honorees

Each year the American Geophysical Union (AGU) recognizes teams and individuals for contributions to research, education, science communication, and outreach. The list of 2023 honorees includes several people with ties to Cornell’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. The AGU is an international nonprofit scientific association whose mission is “to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.” Among the 2023 awardees are: Associate Professor Britney Schmidt has been selected to deliver the John F. Nye Lecture. The Nye Lecture is presented annually and... Read more

Barnhart to join EAS as Director of Administration

Kyle Barnhart comes to EAS after a stint most recently as the Administrative and Project Manager in the Office of Academic Programs in Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). In that position he was responsible for administering the CALS Research Honors program, as well as research grant, fellowship, and scholarship awards. EAS Chair Geoff Abers describes Barnhart as "a proven leader and an effective, empathetic communicator with broad experience in higher education, as well as the public and private sectors." Barnhart currently serves as the Town Supervisor for the Town of... Read more