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July 2008

Barrons' Gift to Support Work that Connects Environment and Humanities

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 (All day)

A gift from Currie and Thomas A. Barron, a 1974 alumnus, offers new support for work at the intersection of environmental issues and the humanities at Princeton University. The Barrons have given $4.5 million to the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) to establish an endowed professorship, a fund to support academic innovations and a student prize.

Maeder Fund to Promote Innovation in Energy and Environment Research

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 (All day)

Princeton Students Explore Lake Carnegie for Nature's Sake

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 10:00am

You have to love nature, rising junior Stephanie Hill said, when you grow up, as she did, in a remote, pristine village on the shores of a glacier-fed lake in British Columbia.

Megan Prier, a rising sophomore who hails from suburban Malvern, Pa., developed her passion for environmental issues in a different way. She became inspired about the possibility for change in high school after watching a documentary film on global warming.

And Reid Fritz, a rising junior from San Diego, Calif., said he can't remember a time when he wasn't interested in all things aquatic.