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Deadline to Apply for Senior Thesis Research Funds

Oct 27, 2014  ·  11:55 p.m.11:55 p.m.  · 


Princeton Environmental Institute sponsors several competitive senior thesis research funds to which undergraduates may apply for support for travel, research and supplies for field work and research on an environmental topic in the U.S. and abroad.
Applications are open through the Student Activities Funding Engine (S.A.F.E.) staring on Monday, September 15th  2014.
The final deadline to apply is Monday, October 27th, 2014 by 11:59 pm EST.

Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal, Valerie Mueller

Nov 3, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Wallace Hall, Room 300


Valerie Mueller
Research Fellow
International Food Policy Research Institute
Washington, D.C.

Energy Table: Keith Dixon on Demystifying Global Climate Models

Nov 5, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  Butler College, Special Dining Room


The Butler/PEI Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community.
We meet on Wednesdays in the Butler Special Dining Room in Wu Dining Hall. All Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students are welcome, and meal passes are available for those without meal plans.

LA Has a River?: Reviving America's Most Famous Forgotten Waterway, Jenny Price

Nov 5, 2014  ·  6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.  ·  Johnson Education Center

Jenny Price will speak about the ambitious revitalization efforts on the concrete Los Angeles River -- their relevance to the water crisis, their importance for social justice, and the important role that artists are playing to make this huge project happen.

Doors open at 6:30pm, Lecture 7:00 - 8:30pm, includes Q&A
Please RSVP to rsvp@drgreenway.org to attend

A Conversation with Mary Robinson, Mary Robinson

Nov 10, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Wallace Hall, Room 300


Mary Robinson
United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change and
Former President of Ireland

Attendance at this event is limited and requires prior departmental approval (contact: ccrosby@princeton.edu)

Energy Table: Prof. Steve Pacala on The Environmental Trade-offs of Biofuels and Bioenergy

Nov 12, 2014  ·  6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.  ·  Butler College, Special Dining Room


The Butler/PEI Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community.
We meet on Wednesdays in the Butler Special Dining Room in Wu Dining Hall. All Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students are welcome, and meal passes are available for those without meal plans.

What Arts Are Good For

Nov 13, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  Guyot Hall Room 10

This event is part of Princeton Environmental Institute series: What Arts & Humanities Are Good For

Sarah Kanouse,  Art, University of Iowa
Cynthia Smith, Curator for Socially Responsible Design, Cooper-Hewitt
Rachael DeLue, Art & Archaeology, Princeton University

Response — Dan Rubenstein, EEB, Princeton University
Moderator — Jenny Price, PEI, Princeton University

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Third Annual Meeting

Nov 14, 2014  ·  7:45 a.m. 6:30 p.m.  ·  Carl A. Fields Center


Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership will host its Third Annual Meeting on Friday November 14, 2014 from 7:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Princeton University’s Carl A. Fields Center. Governor Christine Todd Whitman, the 50th Governor of the State of New Jersey, former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, co-chair of Clean and Safe Energy (CASEnergy) Coalition, and president of the Whitman Strategy Group, will give the keynote lecture. In addition to faculty talks and student posters, there will be two panel discussions focusing on large-scale grid storage and financial investments in sustainability technologies. Professor Michael Oppenheimer will close the meeting with a highlight of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) findings.

Industrial and Smallholder Commercial Agriculture in the Tropics - The Case of Oil Palm in Indonesia, Janice Ser Huay Lee

Nov 17, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Wallace Hall, Room 300

Janice Ser Huay Lee
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

Deadline to Apply for Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Nov 17, 2014  ·  11:55 p.m.11:55 p.m.  ·  Location: N/A


The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation has created a scholarship program to attract students into careers in environmental public policy. The Scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board to a maximum of $5,000 for one academic year.

Obstacles and Opportunities in Environmental Management, Simon Levin

Nov 24, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Wallace Hall, Room 300


Simon Levin
George M. Moffett Professor of Biology
Princeton University

Tigers, Tribes, and Bureaucrats: Persuading Indian Tribals to Voluntarily Relocate For Conservation, Nitin Sekar

Dec 1, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Wallace Hall, Room 300

Nitin Sekar
5th Year Graduate Student,
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

Energy Table: Maya Buchanan on Societal Decision-Making in the Presence of Climate Change Risk

Dec 3, 2014  ·  6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.  ·  Butler College, Special Dining Room


The Butler/PEI Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community.
We meet on Wednesdays in the Butler Special Dining Room in Wu Dining Hall. All Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students are welcome, and meal passes are available for those without meal plans.

TBA, Cristina Archer

Dec 8, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Wallace Hall, Room 300


Cristina Archer
Associate Professor
College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
University of Delaware