"To understand the environment, one has to understand the language of many disciplines," Langley said in an interview. "Their focus on the great religions of the world and the relationship of these religions to ecosystems and the environment, the relationship of the individual to the planet… in the search for meaning was impressive."
After receiving the award, Tucker spoke
about the need for integration and partnership in the academic community. “There’s a freedom and creativity here," she said. "It’s not about your C/V, it’s about common good. And that’s what academia should be about. In the School for Environment, science, policy, management, and liberal arts will come together in new conversations."