January 2016 Accolades

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, gave a presentation on “Carbon Mineral Ecology” and held a press conference on the carbon mineral challenge at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. He also lectured on “Mineral Surfaces and the Origins of Life” at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in Princeton, N.J. Hazen and his research on mineral evolution are featured in the NOVA (WGBH-TV, Boston) episode, “Life’s Rocky Start,” which aired on Jan. 13 on PBS.

Laurie O. Robinson, Robinson Professor of Criminology, Law and Society,  has been appointed a member of the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academies of Science.