Spotlights

Peter Flemings aboard a boat

A visceral sense of the land

By Chris Dawson In the more than thirty years since Peter Flemings Ph.D. ’90 left Cornell with his Geology doctorate in hand, he has been engaged in research at some of the nation’s premier academic... Read more

William Hooker, Victoria Abunaw, and Ashley Yang

Why major in EAS?

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is rare. While most of the Schools and Departments at Cornell draw their students from just one college, undergraduates from three different colleges-... Read more

Carolina Muñoz‐Saez

A deep look at geothermal processes ( 2024 )

Growing up in Chile, new EAS Assistant Professor Carolina Muñoz‐Saez lived with a sharp awareness of volcanoes and earthquakes. Her grandmother had a cabin near an active volcano in the south of Chile... Read more

Jacob Feuerstein in front of a city skyline

EAS Senior Spotlight--Jacob Feuerstein

Jacob Feuerstein- Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology Why Cornell? I was taken by the small department, the great professors, the research focus, and the general nerd culture pervasive at Cornell... Read more

EAS graduating senior Danielle Mangini poses in front of Taughannock Falls

EAS Senior Spotlight--Danielle Mangini

Danielle Mangini- EAS major, E&S minor, Climate Science Concentration Why Cornell? Cornell was at the top of my list, my dream school since I was younger. Cornell’s passion for discovery and rigor is... Read more