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Reed Maxwell, Jerry Zee join Princeton Environmental Institute faculty

September 1, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) welcomed Sept. 1 new faculty members Reed Maxwell, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and Jerry Zee, assistant professor of anthropology and the Princeton Environmental Institute. Their appointments expand the…

Open dialogue: Taking a deep dive into the climate debate

October 24, 2019 ・ Tom Garlinghouse

This fall, Princeton undergraduates are taking a deep dive into the climate debate in the environmental studies seminar “Crossing the Climate Change Divide.” The course is taught by award-winning journalist Meera Subramanian, who is asking students to examine what people…

Journalist Meera Subramanian, 2019 Barron Visiting Professor, explores intersection of culture and environment

September 25, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Journalist Meera Subramanian, the 2019-20 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities in the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), comes to Princeton as part of her exploration of what motivates people’s relationships with and…

Photo exhibition explores 25 years of Princeton environmental education, research

September 17, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

From the oceans to the forests, from diseases to natural disasters, Princeton faculty and students are carrying out research crucial to understanding and preserving our planet. Those efforts are the centerpiece of an exhibition celebrating environmental research and education at…

Course explores the Millstone River, Princeton’s backyard wilderness

May 23, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

An 8-foot deer shape cut from a discarded mirror stood along one wall of the Lucas Gallery at 185 Nassau St. on the Princeton campus, its humanoid body reflecting the people gathered around a table set with native New Jersey…

Princeton senior Lohmann explores Nauru, where the environmental future is now

May 20, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Each year, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) supports senior-thesis research by students from departments across the University. This story is part of a series exploring the disciplinary variety of PEI-funded undergraduate research carried out by members of the Class of…

Conference examines impact of climate change on Indigenous communities

December 12, 2018

The International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change, held Dec. 6 and 7 at the Princeton Public Library and Princeton University, brought together scholars and journalists to explore the impact of climate change on Indigenous communities throughout the Americas…

Nature’s Nation’ faculty panel explores confluence of environmental science and art

December 5, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

In a painting of Carolina parakeets by American ornithologist John Audubon, the birds’ scarlet and yellow visages emanate from a tangle of emerald feathers and brown cocklebur branches. Known for the large tight-knit flocks that made them easy to slaughter…

Students study New Orleans’ rich life and tenuous landscape

April 30, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

The class “The Port of New Orleans: Culture and Climate Change” focuses on how the climate problems of tomorrow imperil New Orleans today.