Spotlight

  • Extraordinary Student Scholars and Leaders for 2018-2019

    Friday, June 9, 2017
    Extraordinary Student Scholars and Leaders for 2018-2019 June 2018 Early in May--just before final exams--a small but select group of students was called to a mysterious meeting with Dr. Martha Whitaker, Associate Professor of Practice and Director of Graduate Studies, only to be whisked down the hallway to find a overflowing assembly of cheering students, faculty, and staff waiting to celebrate them as this year's extraordinary student scholars and leaders! Following the announcement of the individual awards by Dr. Tom Meixner, Associate Department Head, the shocked but happy group enjoyed a... Read More
  • Alumnus Daniel B. Stephens Awarded Groundwater Resources Association of California Lifetime Achievement Award

    Photo Daniel B. Stephens Receiving 2017 GRAC Lifetime Achievement Award
    Monday, November 20, 2017
    Photo: Presentation of the 2017 Groundwater Resources Association of California's Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Daniel B. Stephens. (Left to right)  HAS department alumnus* Dr. Graham Fogg (Professor, University of California at Davis), HAS department alumnus* Dr. Daniel B. Stephens (Founder and Principal Hydrologist, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.), Dr. Stephen Cullen (Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.), and Mr. Jeff Gilman (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission). We extend our warmest congratulations to Dan Stephens, HAS alumnus, who recently received the 2017 Grou... Read More
  • Ali Behrangi PI on a New 2.5 Million NASA Grant to Advance Precipitation Data Record in High Latitudes

    Photo Ali Behrangi
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Congratulations to Ali Behrangi, Associate Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, recently named as the Principal Investigator for a new $2.5 million NASA grant to advance the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) over high latitude regions. With the 5-year grant, Behrangi will lead an international team of experts from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), the University of Maryland, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Utrecht University (the Netherlands), Environment Canada, and the University of Hamburg (Germany). GPCP is a global observational precipitation produ... Read More