November 2010
Bill Patterson, Woods Institute Advisory Council Member, Dies at 48
It is with a sense of profound sadness that we mourn the loss of our friend and advisor, Bill Patterson, who died on Sept. 24 at his home in Ross, Calif., after a brave battle with cancer fought with courage and dignity. He was 48. A memorial service for family and friends was held in San Francisco on Oct. 13.
Woods Institute Hosts Water Salon in San Francisco
On Oct. 7, the Woods Institute held a Water Salon focusing on freshwater challenges facing California and the West. Stanford researchers discussed their work solving issues related to groundwater, water re-use and performance metrics for water management.
Senior Fellow David Freyberg Discusses Stanford’s Elaborate, Aging Water System
Obese and Hungry: Tackling two 'opposing' public health concerns in India
Stanford researchers are studying obesity and hunger, two seemingly opposite public health concerns facing India. The work is supported by a Woods Institute Environmental Venture Projects grant.
Senior Fellow Sally Benson Hosts the 2010 Global Climate and Energy Project Research Symposium
Senior Fellow Jon Krosnick Explains the Politics of Climate Change
Senior Fellows Gretchen Daily, Terry Root and the Late Stephen Schneider Named California Academy of Sciences Fellows
Environmental Venture Projects: Stanford faculty are invited to submit letters of intent for 2011 EVP grants. Deadline: Jan. 17, 2011
Mel Lane Student Program: Stanford students are invited to apply for 2010-11 Mel Lane grants for environmental projects. Deadline: Nov. 11, 2010
Energy Seminar: Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15 pm, Building 420, Room 40
Stanford Food Summit: Nov. 3, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Restoring Mill Creek: Nov. 9, 5:00-6:30 pm, Building 370, Room 370
Deepwater Horizon Disaster & the Future of Drilling in the Gulf: Nov. 16 & 30, 7:30-9:00 pm, Hewlett Teaching Center
Chi Conference: Jan. 14, 2011, Environmental Crossroads for Stanford graduate students and postdocs
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