Jennifer Peterson wins Emerging Alumni Scholars Award
This spring, the Alumni Council's Committee on Academic Programs for Alumni (CAPA) will recognize and showcase the work of three distinguished graduate students with the 2014 Emerging Alumni Scholars Award Program. This annual recognition and presentation is designed to share with alumni some of the best doctoral research being conducted at the University. - See more at: http://alumni.princeton.edu/learntravel/events/gradscholars/
ASU launches the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Science Center
The Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center at Arizona State University to be relaunched as the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center. Full Story: http://mcmsc.asu.edu/node/164
Simon A. Levin wins the 2014 Tyler Prize for 'Environmental Achievement.'
The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Executive Committee today named Simon A. Levin, PhD, of Princeton University, the recipient of the 2014 Tyler Prize for his research revealing the complexity of, and relationships between, species and ecosystems. His work has been fundamental in the crafting of environmental policies and advancing the study of complex ecosystems – the myriad relationships and interactions in nature. Since its inception in 1973 as one of the world's first international environmental awards, the Tyler Prize has been the premier award for environmental science, environmental health and energy. For the Video see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QunX4HXlA3I Press Release: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-03/bc-slp031014.php
British Ecological Society prize for Princeton student
Princeton ecologist Nitin Sekar has won a British Ecological Society Young Investigator prize. The prize – one of only five awarded each year – recognises the best research papers published in BES journals by early career scientists. Nitin won the Harper Prize for the best paper in the BES's Journal of Ecology in 2013 for his paper ‘Waiting for Gajah: an elephant mutualist's contingency plan for an endangered megafaunal disperser’.