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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.
Panel of current and former Barron Fellows discussing the field of Environmental Humanities. Rarely do photographers, artistic directors, musicians, novelists, poets, scientists, engineers, and scholars in religion, philosophy, and literature come together for two full-days to explore an emerging field of mutual interest. Such a unique gathering took place during Princeton University’s conference “Environmental Humanities in a Changing World.” Stephen W. Pacala, the
Growing up on a farm in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey and witnessing the dramatic loss of farmland to housing developments and shopping malls ignited visiting professor Ken Hiltner's early and life-long interest in the environment which he later married with his passion for English literature. "My initial interest in the environment comes from growing up on my family's farm in southern New Jersey where I gained an appreciation for open-space," said Hiltner. "Sadly, the landscape
Fifty years ago, C. P. Snow delivered a famous lecture on "The Two Cultures," the sciences and the humanities. Visting Barron Professor Ken Hiltner examines whether these two cultures can coexist and work together today.
The American frontier persists, but its needs are largely invisible. Today’s task is to recognize its survival and ensure its people and places get fair treatment.
Tucker and Grim, members of Yale’s faculty and visitors at Princeton this semester, are pioneers in the nascent field of "Religion and Ecology," established around 15 years ago.
Visiting professors at the Princeton Environmental Institute, Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, teach World Religions and Ecology at Yale University.
PEI visiting faculty members, Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, will present and discuss their Emmy Award winning film (50 minutes), Journey of the Universe.
PEI recruits outstanding academic scholars with relevant expertise to Princeton with opportunities to contribute to PEI's research and teaching programs.
PEI Visiting Professor George Hawkins '83 promotes sustainability as head of The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority.
As more bacteria become resistant to the most powerful drugs in our arsenal, new weapons are getting harder and harder to find. Why we need to change the way we think about treating infection.
In a collaboration melding art with science, climate researchers and other members of the Princeton University community joined forces with The Civilians to help create a work-in-progress about global climate change.
While exploring the Panama Canal in a small tourist boat, Steve Cosson and Michael Friedman were startled by a massive container ship suddenly passing by, rocking them violently in its wake. Painted on the hull in Chinese characters, its name was boldly inscribed as "The Great Immensity."
Brain workers like to live near each other. It is easier to keep up with the latest ideas if you keep bumping into other people who work in the same field.
Students flipping through the course catalog this year may have wondered what a course cross-listed in Atelier, environmental science and theater entailed.
In the fall of 2009, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Lewis Center for the Arts initiated a yearlong collaborative project lying at the intersection of the environment and the performing arts.
Biofuels derived from renewable sources can be produced in large quantities and address many problems related to fossil fuels, including greenhouse gas emissions, but only if they are made from certain sources, according to a new article by a team of scientists and policy experts that included several Princeton researchers.
A conference on environmental justice scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, April 28-29, will cap a yearlong collaboration between the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Center for African American Studies that has enabled Princeton students and scholars to thoroughly explore the topic.