I just received an exciting new announcement–there will be a panel on Hydraulic Fracking at F&ES in September. This event is open to the public, and I thought you (as prospective students) might be interested in attending. There will also be live streaming of this event for those unable to join us, with more information on that forthcoming. If you are a prospective student and are planning on attending, please do let us know so we can help you set up some additional events and/or meetings for you to learn more about F&ES and the admissions process.
Date: September 18th (Tues) at 4:00; reception to follow
Location: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect Street, Yale Campus, New Haven, CT) – Overflow will also be available in Bowers Auditorium (Sage…
“Last fall, when we decided to host a young environmental writers competition – the only one of its kind as far as we know – we at SAGE Magazine hoped to hear from a few young writers and environmental professionals… What we actually got was simply astonishing: more than 300 submissions of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and environmental art flooded in from almost a dozen different countries ….”
Check out the winning submissions!
For students enrolled in the Master of Environmental Management program at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), choosing courses is like being a kid in a candy store. The choices are abundant, even wondrous, and F&ES students are curious and interested in a lot of things. But while the plethora of choices is considered a virtue—the M.E.M. offers over 100 electives—their lack of organization has been a frequent source of confusion—until now.
I greet you today first and foremost as a first-year FES student at Yale University. I am also a female international student pursuing a Master’s degree in Environmental Management (MEM). I also happen to be a new team member at the Admissions office here. Throughout the ensuing school year, I will be providing you short tidbits about my experiences here at FES, which I hope will be of some help to you while making important life decisions.
My name is Onon Bayasgalan and I come from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Unless you’ve been to Mongolia, or have other substantial reasons to know about Mongolia, I’d recommend
Greetings from Yale F&ES Admissions & Financial Aid! Just as the sign on our office door states, “office open, please enter,” the F&ES Master’s application officially opens on September 1, 2011. We are excited to welcome and assist a new round of applicants as you prepare materials for the admissions process.
By way of introduction, our office consists of 5 people: Alex (Fin Aid), Angela (Admissions/Fin Aid), Danielle (Admissions/Fin Aid), Linda (Admissions/Fin Aid), and Quetcy (Admissions). We are a small troop, but we work diligently to meet your needs and answer your questions in a timely fashion.
The office experienced a major restructuring, said farewell to two dedicated staff…
I took a great courses at FES last spring which has been pivotal in shaping my summer internship experience with Axio Power: Dan Esty’s Environmental Law and Policy course.
For those of you unfamiliar with Dan, I encourage you to check out how much comes up from a simple GOOGLE SEARCH. Dan has his own page on Wikipedia, so he is definitely a big deal. Dan’s course focuses primarily on US environmental laws and regulations, including the political, regulatory and legal aspects of how we attempt to address environmental problems. We were challenged in the class to approach each regulation critically, and identify ways that we would choose to improve it. Perhaps someone in the Massachusetts legislature took one of Dan’s courses, as they seem to have…
I just ran into senator John Kerry as he walked from one event to another. He’s giving a talk at 1:15 entitled “The Critical Role of a global Deal in Advancing U.S Legislation.”
He’s almost always followed by a parade of cameras, journalists, and delegates…
Batilda Burian, Minister for Environment, United Republic of Tanzania, discusses the African walk-out during the COP Plenary on December 14, 2009, speaking at Climate and Development Days.
By Angel Hsu and Christopher Kieran, part of ‘Team China’ tracking the Chinese delegation a the Copenhagen climate negotiations. These posts are originally being featured on Green Leap Forward and also cross-posted on Climateprogress.org and the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy blog.
Plenary sessions were closed off to observers today, which means that we unfortunately cannot beat the Earth Negotiations Bulletin with insights as to what went down on the negotiating floor. Nonetheless, we were able to get quotes from Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs He Yafei (seated center; on his left is Yu Qingtai, a leading negotiator in the Chinese delegation) – the highest level Chinese government official that has…
Part of my interest in attending the 15th COP is to understand how climate change impacts to the oceans are featuring in these environmental negotiations.