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Archive – April 2014

A new volume of essays honoring economist Sir Partha Dasgupta, with contributions by PEI associated faculty member Simon Levin, falls squarely in the tradition of festschrift – books published in tribute to an exceptional living scholar.
The American Geosciences Institute would like to congratulate Princeton Ph.D. candidate, Joseph Majkut, on his recent selection as the 2014-2015 William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellow.
PEI Barron Fellow, Jenny Price, discusses lessons drawn from the extinction of the passenger pigeon on BackStory, a public radio show covering contemporary issues through a historical lens.
As an environmentalist, an historian, an Urban Ranger, and a comedic writer, Jenny Price comes to Princeton University with a unique set of expertise and interests.
A decades-long debate over how nitrogen is removed from the ocean may now be settled by new research findings from researchers at Princeton University and their collaborators at the University of Washington.
With only the contents of a small plastic suitcase, seven Princeton University students were able to bring light to — and improve lives in — a remote village in Peru during their spring break March 15-22.
Simon Levin, the George M. Moffett Professor of Biology at Princeton University, has been awarded the 2014 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
It’s a musical. It’s also a multi-media performance piece and a contemporary thriller. Both entertaining and informative, The Great Immensity is at the nexus of science and art.