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GECS Senior Capstone students explore LEED certification for Olin Hall

On December 7, 2017, the fifteen GECS seniors in the Class of 2018 presented their capstone projects on the greening of Olin Hall, the building on campus that houses the GECS program and the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Students researched what it would take to make the building qualify for LEED certification, a […]


GECS Intersession Abroad Course in Bermuda

The Earth & Planetary Sciences Department and GECS program are pleased to announce a new Hopkins Intersession Abroad course in Bermuda on ocean science and the carbon cycle that will be offered during the January 2018 intersession. The course will be taught at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) by Dr. Anand Gnanadesikan with […]


Q&A with Director Rebecca Kelly

Dr. Rebecca Kelly joined the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in July 2016. An associate teaching professor, she is also director of the undergraduate Global Environmental Change and Sustainability (GECS) major. Kelly holds a PhD in geological sciences from the University of Oregon.