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Princeton ENV students receive Udall Scholarships to study Native American, environmental issues

April 24, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

Two Princeton University environmental studies students are among only 13 college sophomores nationwide to be named 2020 Udall Scholars by the Udall Foundation. Scholars receive up to $7,000 and are selected based on their leadership, public service, academic excellence, and…

‘Creative Ecologies’: Storytelling and environmentalism

January 27, 2020 ・ Jamie Saxon

Students in several Princeton courses this fall examined the perils of climate change by considering how storytelling — with elements of description, language and structure — can influence people’s perceptions and fire up the imagination. One of the classes in…

Lessons from lemurs: To make friends, show off your smarts

April 9, 2018 ・ Liz Fuller-Wright

A Princeton study of ring-tailed lemurs suggests that a clever individual’s social position can improve if others see their problem-solving skills pay off.

Farms, petroculture and the Environmental Nexus: Four new environmental studies courses and ENV 200 for Spring 2018

December 4, 2017 ・ PEI Staff

Four new environmental studies courses and the popular “Environmental Nexus” class are among the many Spring 2018 offerings from PEI’s Certificate Program in Environmental Studies. Registration begins Dec. 6.

Undergrads, grads present work at NYC Student Conference on Conservation Science

October 30, 2017

Seven Princeton University undergraduates and three graduate students presented their research at the 2017 Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City

Drones, Thorns and New Orleans: PEI’s Summer of Learning Symposium features breadth of undergrad research

October 30, 2017

PEI’s internship program’s projects focused on global environmental challenges in the areas of policy and resilience, biodiversity and conservation, alternative energy, climate and oceans, and water, soil and human health.

Bringing People Together as Scientists to Save a Zebra Species

September 15, 2016 ・ Morgan Kelly, Office of Communications

Intrigued by zebras since he first studied wild horses in North Carolina during the 1980s, Dan Rubenstein focuses a large portion of his research on exploring how wildlife and livestock interact.

Princeton Researchers Assist in Kenya’s Grevy’s Zebra Census

June 24, 2016 ・ Holly P. Welles

How do you tell one zebra from another? By looking at their stripes using special software that identifies their natural barcode.

Understanding Animal Coexistence With a Little Dung and a Lot of DNA

November 30, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

Princeton University researchers deployed a new tool to help solve an old ecological puzzle: How can multiple animals coexist while eating the same resources?