January 2008             


Center for Ocean Solutions Launched

On January 9, Stanford, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and MBARI announced the creation of the Center for Ocean Solutions dedicated to finding innovative ways to protect and restore the world's oceans.

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Woods Workshop for Student Collaborations for Ocean Research (SCORE):
"Communicating with Policy Makers"

As part of the annual SCORE meeting, Woods hosted a half-day workshop, "Communication Matters: Making Your Research Relevant in the Policy World."

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Woods Media Workshop for Faculty

On Jan. 17, Woods held a media workshop for Stanford faculty with journalists from The New York Times, NPR and other news outlets. Additional information on Woods Leadership Training Programs...

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William Wrigley Senior Fellowship

The Woods and Freeman Spogli institutes have established a new environmental senior fellowship dedicated to the memory of William Wrigley Sr.

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Food Security and the Environment (FSE)
Awarded New Biofuels Research Grants: Global Climate and Energy Project

 FSE and Carnegie Institution awarded $1.2 million grant from GCEP.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

FSE and collaborators awarded $3.8 million grant from the Gates Foundation.

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Young Environmental Scholars (YES) Workshop

The first workshop organized by and for Stanford graduate students and postdocs to create a campus community of young environmental scholars, March 4-5.

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Our New Headquarters

On January 9, the Woods Institute moved to its new headquarters in the Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy (Y2E2) Building.

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Lecture Series

     Energy Seminar
     Enviromental Forum
     Troubled Waters

Sustainable Places Forum (March 4)

Tues., March 4, 1-4 p.m., Memorial Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

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