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June 2013

Four Graduate Students Receive PEI Walbridge Fund Awards

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Thursday, June 20, 2013 (All day)

Walbridge Fund Award

FACULTY HONOR: Bassler elected associate member of European Molecular Biology Organization

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 (All day)

Bonnie Bassler, Princeton University's Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, was among 52 life-sciences researchers elected to the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).

Two Undergraduates Receive Becky Colvin '95 Memorial Awards

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 (All day)

Two undergraduates have been awarded the Becky Colvin ’95 Memorial Award. This year’s recipients include: Lauren Wyman ’14 and Elizabeth McKenna ’14.

Princeton Researchers Help Protect New York from Climate Change

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Friday, June 14, 2013 (All day)

Four Princeton University researchers took part in the June 11 report, "A Stronger, More Resilient New York," a comprehensive analysis of New York City's climate risks and proposed steps for preparing for future climate events. The report stems from the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency that Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched last year in response to the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy.

Eleven Graduate Students Selected to Join PECS

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Thursday, June 13, 2013 (All day)
Eleven Graduate Students Selected to Join PECS

Eleven graduate students have been selected to join the Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars Program for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Grand Challenges Awards Three New Investigator Awards on Ocean and Drought Research

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Thursday, June 13, 2013 (All day)

The Grand Challenges Program has awarded three New Investigator Grants for 2013-2014. The awards support innovative mentorship of undergraduates working on multidisciplinary aspects of global climate change. Two of the supported projects will allow undergraduates to address issues at the interface of climate and oceans. Jorge Sarmiento, professor of geosciences, will mentor students working on Southern Ocean observations and modeling, arranging for them to work directly wit­­­h his group in Southern Ocean research.

Oppenheimer Co-authors Washington Post Opinion on Climate Science

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Monday, June 10, 2013 (All day)

Princeton University Receives Award for Taking Big Steps to Improve Air Quality

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Friday, June 7, 2013 (All day)

Princeton University will receive a 2013 Air Quality Excellence Award for its sustainability efforts. Each year, the Air Quality Partnership, a program of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, honors one public and one private institution for their efforts to improve air quality.

Rubenstein Coauthors National Research Council Report on Wild Horse and Burro Program

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Friday, June 7, 2013 (All day)
News from the National Academies

Date:  June 5, 2013

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Two Undergraduates Awarded to PEI’s Environmental Scholars Program

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Friday, June 7, 2013 (All day)

Two undergraduates have been selected to the Environmental Scholars Program by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). This two-year award was given to mathematics major, Zhaonan Qu ’15, and ecology and evolutionary biology major, Rebecca Haynes ’15.

PEI Awards Environmental Certificates and Prizes

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013 (All day)

Class Day 2013

In the early afternoon of June 3rd, students gathered together with family, friends, faculty, and staff to celebrate Class Day at the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) where 49 graduating seniors from 16 different departments were awarded Environmental Certificates.