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Ken Sims, a UW professor of geology and geophysics, is co-writer of a paper that appears in Nature Jan. 15. This is a photo he took from the submersible Alvin, which collects rock samples from a mid-ocean rift. (Ken Sims Photo)UW Researcher Contributes to Better Understanding of Earth’s Geological Evolution
January 14, 2015 — Changing conditions on the Earth’s surface can have a major influence on the composition of its overwhelmingly more massive interior.

Tyler BrownGraduate Student Tyler Brown Wins AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award
January 12, 2015 — Graduate Student Tyler Brown (PhD) recently received an Outstanding Student Paper Award for a paper that he presented at the annual Fall American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting in San Francisco.

James MyersUW Professor Co-Writes Energy and Environment Quantitative Reasoning Textbook
December 22, 2014 — Secondary school teachers in Wyoming and nationwide now have a new resource that applies quantitative reasoning and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to teaching energy and environment.

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Associate Professor Mark Clementz contributed to the discovery of a long-extinct group of mammals previously thought to have originated in Africa.

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