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Discovery Day


Discovery Day is organized as an annual poster show each May for students participating in the Program in Environmental Studies and for students receiving senior thesis field research support from PEI and the Grand Challenges Program. The event provides students with an opportunity to display and discuss their thesis research methodologies and results, to exchange perspectives, and to propose solutions to the world's most pressing environmental challenges. Event attendees, including fellow students, faculty, and university administrators, are treated to an extensive display of undergraduate environmental research taking place at Princeton, and take part in celebrating achievements of the graduating seniors.


In 2015, over 50 students from 16 academic departments exhibited posters on focal themes including: environmental policy; climate and energy; biodiversity and conservation; culture and values; land use and agriculture; water; and health.

For the 2015-2016 academic year, Discovery Day will take place on Friday, May 6th, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The location will be forthcoming. For more information or questions regarding the event, please contact the ENV Undergraduate Administrator, Angela Petsis.