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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…

PEI awards $1.01 million in Water and the Environment Grand Challenge projects

October 1, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

The ecological impacts of extreme weather, a national “climate park” in the New Jersey Meadowlands, and engineered nanoparticles that target groundwater pollutants are among the 13 projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) as part of its Water and…

PEI awards $515,000 to projects studying our changing climate and environment

April 23, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

PEI’s Climate and Energy Challenges program has funded five new projects totaling $515,000 to study our changing climate and environment

Bourg receives NSF CAREER grant to study fine-grain soil hydrology, mechanics

March 13, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

Ian Bourg has received a five-year NSF CAREER award to study the hydrology and mechanics of fine-grained soils and sedimentary rocks.

In ‘The Environmental Nexus,’ students explore the many paths to saving the planet

May 31, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly

The new course “Environmental Nexus” approaches the environmental crisis from multiple perspectives to prepare students for the future effects of the global environmental crisis .

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

PEI Awards $840,000 for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Water and the Environment

June 13, 2016 ・ Molly Sharlach for the Princeton Environmental Institute

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…

PEI Welcomes New Assistant Professor Ian Bourg

February 26, 2015 ・ Holly P. Welles

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) is pleased to welcome Ian Bourg to Princeton University in his new capacity as assistant professor with a joint appointment with PEI and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Bourg comes to Princeton from…