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April 2008

University Approves New Certificates in Global Health, Energy

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 (All day)

The University has approved two new undergraduate certificate programs for the 2008-09 academic year, one focusing on sustainable energy and another on global health and health policy.

Both interdisciplinary programs tackle major issues facing the world community, and they bring together the research Princeton faculty members are doing in these areas with students interested in finding solutions to critical problems in the 21st century.

Endangered Zebra Life Caught on GPS

Publish Date: 
Thursday, April 24, 2008 (All day)

Conference Caps Yearlong Environmental Justice Initiative

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Monday, April 21, 2008 (All day)

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.

The conference, "A Different Shade of Green: Race, Place and Environmental Justice," is scheduled for 4:30 to 6 p.m. April 28 in McCosh 50 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29 in the Frist Campus Center Multipurpose Rooms.

Rodriguez-Iturbe Named to Pontifical Academy

Publish Date: 
Monday, April 21, 2008 (All day)

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

The academy, while under the direct protection of the Pope, is an autonomous body composed of 82 scientists from around the world. Previous and current academy members include many Nobel Prize winners.

Students Work and Learn in Navajo Nation

Publish Date: 
Monday, April 14, 2008 (All day)