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Archive – May 2013

Last summer, the Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-PU) traveled to La Pitajaya, Peru, to construct the first phase of a potable water system.
In his song "Day of the Locusts," the cicadas that "sang off in the distance" as Bob Dylan accepted an honorary degree from Princeton University in 1970 will likely be a bit more distant this year.
Four graduate students have been awarded 2013 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).
In May 2012, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major Tara Thean '13 received the Becky Colvin Memorial Award to support her research examining the signature whistles of dolphins.
Former PEI visiting fellow, Eckart Woertz, publishes a new book, “Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East,” which he discusses in a recent article in the World Financial Review.
On Friday, May 10th, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) hosted Discovery Day 2013 - a multidisciplinary poster session celebrating undergraduate senior thesis research on a wide variety of environmental issues.
Four of the nine Princeton undergraduates awarded the 2013 Spirit of Princeton Award hail from the Environmental Studies Certificate Program: Farrah Bui, Russell Dinkins, Carmina Mancenon, Nathan Mathabane.
A group of high-level energy industry executives and regulators met at Princeton University to discuss distributed electricity generation.
In May 2012, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major Abby Hewitt ‘13 was awarded the Becky Colvin Memorial Award by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Colvin family.