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Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Heidi Hausermann who was awarded a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar Grant for research in Ghana and also an award fromRutgersCenters for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA) for a project tilted "Producing disease in commodity landscapes: a pilot study from Ghana's alluvial gold mining belt."


Congratulations to RCI Co-Director Robin Leichenko who won an $8,000 International Collaborative Research Grant for Tenured Faculty from the RutgersCenters for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA).  Dr. Leichenko's project "Quantum Leap:  Climate Change and Social Transformation," will be looking at the issue of climate change and social transformation.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Mark Robson for receiving the Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is the university’s highest honor for innovative teaching and mentoring


Congratulations to RCI Afiiliate Tom Rudel for receiving the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research award. This award honors faculty members who made distinguished research contributions to their discipline or society.


Congratulations to RCI Intern, Robyn Schreiber, for being nominated to Phi Beta Kappa, for the second year in a row! 


Congratulations to RCI Affiliates Enrique Curchitsher,  Benjamin Lintner and Asa Rennermalm,  who received tenure and have been promoted to Associate Professor, effective July 1st.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Benjamin P. Horton, who was recently awarded the 2014 Voyager Award by the Ocean Sciences Section of the American Geophysical Union.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Paul Falkowski on his newest book Life’s Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable, about the biochemical lifting for every living organism on Earth.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Enrique Curchitseron his grant from NSF for $800,000 on regional and decadal predictions of coupled climate-human systems.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Oscar Schofield on his grant from Columbia University for $106,750 to study land and-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystems resilience and transformation.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Malin Pinsky on a NJ Sea Grant for $68,875 for genetic monitoring to improve fish stock assessments. 


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Ann Marie Carlton on her appointment to a newly established ad hoc National Research Council committee on the future of atmospheric chemistry. More information here.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Robert Kopp who was named a 2015 Leopold Leadership Fellow for his work in environmental decision making.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Rich Lutz who was selected to receive the 2015 prestigious NOGI award in Sciences from the  Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences. 


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Shantenu Jha, principal investigator of an award for $499,916 for a project titled Radical Cybertools: Simple, Scalable and Sustainable Tools for Science, supported by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about Professor Jha here.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Patricia Findley, for an award totaling $88,080. The project, titled Sandy: The New Jersey Behavioral Health Response, is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. More about Professor Findley here


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Enrique Curchitser who received an $800,000 National Science Foundation award for a project titled Regional Decadal Predictions of Coupled Climate-Human. Learn more about Professor Curchitser here.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Mark Robson for receiving the New Jersey Public Health Award! Read more about Professor  Robson’s accomplishment here.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Tom Rudel for winning the 2014 Gerald L. Young Book Award from the Society for Human Ecology. Read more about Professor Rudel's  book and the award here.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Benjamin Justice, associate professor in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration,Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been awarded the 2014 Critics Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Mark Miller who was appointed as director of the new Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (IEOAS)!


RCI Affiliates Mark G. Robson and Alan Robock Receive Awards for Outstanding Service

Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Mark G. Robson for receiving the Sullivan Award from the New Jersey Public Health Association (NJPHA).Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Alan Robock for receiving the Jule G. Charney Award of the American Meteorological Society for “highly significant research or development achievement in the atmospheric or hydrologic sciences.” Read about the awards to Dr. Robson and Dr. Robock  here.


RCI Affiliate Malin Pinsky Receives $1.1 Million Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and an NJ Sea Grant Award

Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Malin Pinsky for his NSF award to study how climate change and fishery practices will affect summer flounder and hake populations in the Northeast. Read about it here.  Dr. Pinsky also won an NJ Sea Grant Award to study genetic monitoring to improve fish stock assessments.


RCI Affiliate Robert Kopp Receives NJ Sea Grant Award

Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Robert Kopp for receiving a NJ Sea Grant Award to study the development of historically-calibrated sea level rise projections for risk management along the New Jersey Shore.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Paul Falkowski, of the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences for receiving a $1,394,073 National Science Foundation award for the project Ocean Acidification.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Alan Robock, winner of the Jule G. Charney Award of the American Meteorological Society which is granted to individuals in recognition of highly significant research or development achievement in the atmospheric or hydrologic sciences. Congratulations also to Professor Robock on his $758,938 award as the principal investigator of the project, Decadal Prediction Following Volcanic Eruptions, supported by the National Science Foundation.


Congratulations to the following RCI Affiliates for their recent grant awards!

Ben Horton. Heterogenous rupture of great Cascadia earthquakes inferred from coastal subsidence estimates. NSF $129,503

Ben Horton, Microfossil, sedimentary and geochemical analyses of inferred tsunami deposits, Aceh Province, Indonesia. Earth Observatory of Singapore, $32,289

Paul Falkowski . Mechanisms of coral mineralization. NSF $1,393,973

Oscar Schofield. Climate driven impacts on marine ecology, biogeochemistry and carbon cycles of the WAP. WHOI $70,468


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Professor Enrique Curchitser, who was named the U.S. Academic Delegate to International Marine Science Organization. Read about Professor Curchitser and his appointment here.


Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Oscar Schofield who received an award at the 22nd Annual Celebration of Excellence at Rutgers. His award recognized him delivering excellent educational opportunities and research-based solutions to the people of New Jersey and beyond.


Congratulations to RCI Co-director Professor Anthony Broccoli who in July 2014 became Chair of the Department of Environmental Sciences.


Congratulations to RCI intern Julia Campbell, for receiving the New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA) Louis Fontenelli Award.

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