Huge congratulations to IGPP's Helen Fricker who is among the 2017 class of AGU Fellows! "Established in 1962, the Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences as valued by their peers and vetted by a committee of Fellows." Well earned Helen!!
IGPP Seismologist, Debi Kilb, has been an active advocate for K12 science for decades. Now, as the science outreach director for the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, Debi welcomes 6th-12th grade students to join her for up to three weeks of fun with science and art when the Junior Academy hosts its second annual summer workshops starting June 26. The completely hands-on classes include Messy Science, Pirate Science, the Music of Earthquakes and so much more.
Huge congratulations to IGPP Professor of Geophysics, Peter Shearer for his nomination by the Seismological Society of America's board to become the SSA's next president! Shearer has previously served the society as the SSA Honors Committee chair, on the SSA Publication Committee, and he has also worked to help increase SSA membership. As an organization, SSA aims to "Advance seismology and the understanding of earthquakes for the benefit of society." Congratulations, again, to the President Elect!