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Five graduate students were selected to receive the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) Walbridge Fund Graduate Award in support of their dissertation research at Princeton.
Laxminarayan comments that sustainable access to effective antimicrobials is a prerequisite for achieving several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Seven graduate students were selected to receive this year’s Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Award in support of their innovative research on water and water-related topics with implications for the environment.
For decades, Craig Shelton has been one of the country's top chefs. This spring, he took on an additional job: instructor at a Princeton University freshman seminar.
After years in restaurants including Le Bernardin and Bouley in New York City and his own Ryland Inn in New Jersey, Shelton found himself shuttling between home-size electric ranges as he faced Princeton students and a barrage of questions: "Excuse me, chef, is this hot enough? Chef, what order do we cook these in? How do
Imitation may indeed be the sincerest form of flattery for the Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS) group whose goal is to encourage communication and scholarly exchange among doctoral candidates and faculty working on a broad range of energy and climate change related questions. Over the course of the 2015-2016 academic year, thirteen talented and engaged Princeton Day School (PDS) high school students eagerly followed in the footsteps of their PECS counterparts in a program with a simi
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) recently released its latest Energy Technology Distillate, a report titled, “Fusion Energy via Magnetic Confinement.”  AOS Graduate Student Jane Baldwin is one of 10 members of the Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS) who researched, synthesized, and wrote, along with their faculty mentor Robert Socolow, the Distillate, the third Energy Technology Distillate from ACEE designed to provide succinct yet substantive
In summer 2015, six students from the Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to northern Peru to close out a five-year partnership with the community of La Pitajaya.
New research by Denise Mauzerall and colleagues indicates China could improve air quality by reducing residential emissions.
The Princeton Environmental Institute has awarded a total of $840,000 to support seven original research projects which will become the nucleus of a new Grand Challenges cooperative focused on environmental issues associated with physical, chemical, and biological aspects of oceans and freshwater systems. This newly launched Water and the Environment Challenge recognizes the vital role that water plays in virtually all aspects of the environmental sciences as well as the global importance of wat
39 graduating seniors from 14 different departments were awarded Certificates in Environmental Studies during Class Day.


2015 Colvin Award winner, Kathryn Grabowski ’16, conducting a clipping experiment as part of her senior thesis research in Mozambique during the summer of 2015.
The swimming pool at Chitengo Camp is a bright blue circle shaded by trees. It is a tranquil place to relax after a dusty game drive in Gorongosa National Park, but not long ago this inviting oasis was used by rebel forces as a prison.
The pool, now ringed with deck chairs, instead of armed guards, is just one small sign of
When Connor Stonesifer ’16 first arrived in Panama in the summer of 2015, his Spanish consisted of saying “I want” and having to point at things. When he asked the woman who ran the hostel where he was staying to turn up the air conditioning, he received a cup of pudding instead.


The landscape of a recovering forest in Agua Salud.
“It was not exactly an auspicious start to my first foray into independent field research,” said Stonesifer, an ecology and evolu
Celia is one of four Princeton University faculty members who was honored during the Graduate School’s Hooding ceremony on May 30th.
On May 19, 2016, Simon Levin was awarded a National Medal of Science in a White House ceremony.
Princeton Environmental Institute is pleased to announce a call for innovative research, teaching, mentorship and service proposals on behalf of the Urban Challenge.
Ten members of the Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars Program (PECS) and Professor Robert Socolow examine fusion energy from four perspectives.
Stephen Pacala, former director of PEI, awarded funding to create a large Environmental Studies course to examine a collection of global environmental crises.
If you are interested in the environment, climate change, food entrepreneurship, connecting with new and old friends, then Princeton Reunions offers several exciting opportunities for you.
Discovery Day is a multidisciplinary poster session celebrating undergraduate senior thesis research on environmental issues.
Princeton Environmental Institute is pleased to announce a call for innovative research, teaching and mentorship proposals on behalf of the Climate and Energy Challenge.
The negative effects of climate change on the world's children and possible responses brought together two Princeton researchers from very different fields.
Alexandra Kasdin ’14, MPA ’18, and a graduate of the PEI ENV Program is pursuing a two-year fellowship with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
For the first time in the climate field, a Princeton University researcher and collaborators have combined two techniques long used in fields where uncertainty is coupled with a crucial need for accurate risk-assessment.
Today is Earth Day, and the Princeton University community is observing the annual global celebration supporting the environment with a series of events.
The 15th annual meeting of the Carbon Mitigation Initiative (CMI) was held on April 13-14, 2016 in London. This is the first time in the 15-year history of CMI that the annual meeting has been held somewhere other than the Princeton University campus.
Holding the meeting in London facilitated greater engagement between CMI investigators and European colleagues. Over 60 people attended to hear presentations and take part in discussions about terrestrial and ocean carbon sinks, carbon targets and