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Freshman Seminar Bridges Food, Environment and Culture

July 6, 2016 ・ John Sullivan, Office of Engineering Communications

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…

Princeton Studies Water

March 17, 2016 ・ Igor Heifetz

Princeton researchers are focused on water issues including PEI’s Director of the Program in Environmental Studies, Kelly Caylor.

Feeding the Future and the Future of Food: Panel Discussion and Screening of the Film “Modern Nature”

May 19, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

This panel will highlight research and educational activities currently underway by faculty, alumni, and graduate and undergraduate students to address the “food problem.” The broad focus will include health, environment, animal ethics, climate change, and food production and sufficiency. The…

New Leadership Appointed to the Princeton Environmental Institute

January 13, 2015 ・ Holly Welles

Francois M. M. Morel – New Director of Princeton Environmental Institute and the Albert G. Blanke, Jr., Professor of Geosciences. Two members of the Princeton University faculty have been appointed to leadership positions at the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). François…

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Three Ph.D. Students Awarded PEI-STEP Fellowships

July 24, 2014 ・ Holly P. Welles

Three graduate students have been awarded 2014 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). Among recipients are: Emma Fuller from ecology and evolutionary biology and Cynthia Gerlein and David Pal from civil and environmental engineering. 2014 PEI-STEP…

The Saga of Water Security in Kenya

July 25, 2013 ・ Igor Heifetz

This short film, “The River of Muddy Water,” looks at the many challenges to water security in Kenya by examining the confluence of Maasai farmers who rely on the Ewaso Ng’iro river for virtually all their water needs, the scientists…

Four Ph.D. Students Awarded PEI-STEP Fellowships

May 18, 2013 ・ Holly P. Welles

Four graduate students have been awarded 2013 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). Among recipients are: Stephanie Debats and Xinwo Huang from civil and environmental engineering, Aahana Ganguly from chemistry, and Geeta Persad from atmospheric and…

Devising a “Silver Bullet” for Measuring Water Use by Plants

August 13, 2012 ・ John Sullivan, Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science