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- People, Equity, and the Environment
- YSE NewsJune 30, 2022
Gabriela Rodriguez ’23 MEM has been named a recipient of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a prestigious program that supports future environmental leaders.
- YSE NewsJune 13, 2022
YSE Associate Dean for International Engagement Gordon Geballe is retiring after a nearly 50-year affiliation with the School and Yale. He is known for always keeping students at the center, his ability to build community and befriend everyone in the room, and his dedication to New Haven.
- YSE NewsMay 13, 2022
Returning to her native Brooklyn, Lovinia Reynolds is graduating from YSE with an eye on climate justice in the largest city in the U.S.
- YSE NewsMay 10, 2022
A childhood appreciation of South Florida’s dunes and mangroves led Kristina Rodriguez to become deeply invested in conserving the state’s coastal ecosystems for future generations.
- YSE NewsApril 12, 2022
Restoring Indigenous power in land stewardship and co-management policies were at the center of a YSE-Wyss Foundation panel discussion that brought together Indigenous voices from across the country.
- YSE NewsApril 8, 2022
Dorceta Taylor ’85 M.F.S., ’91 Ph.D., one of the nation’s leading environmental justice scholars and activists, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, the highest honor Yale Graduate School bestows on its alumni.
- YSE NewsApril 7, 2022
More than 800 people from 24 countries attended this year’s three-day virtual conference, a global conversation on justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion hosted by YSE that also serves as a platform for emerging environmental leaders who are historically underrepresented in the environmental field and/or committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field.
- YSE NewsApril 7, 2022
Study finds that though air pollution is highly regulated in California, environmental policy as a whole is not protecting all communities in an equal way: Regulatory machinery has been preferentially protecting White, non-Hispanic people from exposure.
- YSE NewsApril 4, 2022
A first of its kind study focusing on infrastructure inequality finds that infrastructure inequalities are ingrained in the urbanization process.
- YSE News
New Horizons Conference to Elevate Voices Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental FieldMarch 23, 2022
A line up of speakers from industry, government, NGOs, and the media, among other sectors, will share their expertise in environmental justice, institutional diversity, and other environmental topics at the annual conference.
- YSE NewsJanuary 27, 2022
In a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health, YSE authors Michelle Bell and Leo Goldsmith ’20 MEM lay out the case for a more inclusive environmental justice movement for the LGBTQ+ community, who are disproportionately affected by environmental exposures.
- YSE NewsJanuary 26, 2022
To address issues of equity and justice in worldwide efforts to advance restoration and conservation and deforestation, a new paper co-authored by YSE's Director of Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative Eva Garen outlines 10 principles for effective, equitable, and transformative landscapes.
- YSE NewsJanuary 13, 2022
YSE Senior Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dr. Dorceta Taylor will address MLK Jr. and his work at the forefront of environmental justice issues at an upcoming panel in February.
- YSE NewsDecember 10, 2021
YSE students win international prize for new digital app that allows farmers to sell crop byproducts instead of burning them.
- YSE NewsNovember 29, 2021
The nine YSE graduate students and recent graduates in the 2021 Environmental Fellows program have diverse backgrounds and experiences, but share the same impassioned commitment to their environmental work.