Yale doctoral students Kristy Ferraro and Diego Ellis Soto developed a "roadmap" to quantify how the movement of animals of all shapes and sizes contribute to and remove nutrients within and across ecosystems. This work earned them the 2022 Sidnie Manton Award from the British Ecological Society.
Awards / Grants / Funding
Awards / Grants / Funding
- As a woman, a scientist, and in countless other roles in her life and career, Sharon Friedman ’77 MFS defied expectations and challenged norms. In recognition of her accomplishments and dedication to the School, she will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from YSE at Reunion Weekend 2022.
Prospect Street Award Winner is Developing an Actionable Plan to Meet California’s Bold Carbon Neutrality GoalsCalifornia will achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 at the latest, and the playbook 2022 Prospect Street Award winner Shereen D’Souza ’12 MESc and her colleagues created will serve as a model for the rest of the U.S. and the world.
- The environmental law career of Brandi Colander '07 MEM, a 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, has spanned the public and private sector with a particular focus on building consensus and promoting inclusion of underrepresented communities.
- Gabriela Rodriguez ’23 MEM has been named a recipient of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a prestigious program that supports future environmental leaders.
- With a background in community organizing and experience as an international Peace Corps volunteer, Lac devoted countless hours at the Yale School of the Environment working to bring communities of people together.
- After facing “the toughest challenge in a generation,” the YSE Class of 2022 graduated May 23 with a unique sense of community and the will to lead.
- Aatma Leather, co-founded by Yale School of the Environment student Jinali Mody, will manufacture cruelty-free, plant-based leather products, such as belts, shoes, and handbags, from fruit and crop waste.
- Andis Arietta’s doctoral research found that frogs have evolved in response to climate change in recent years, but that continued warming would likely outpace the species’s ability to adapt to extreme environmental change.
- The Yale School of the Environment has announced a new scholarship program for incoming students who formerly worked with AmeriCorps, a federal program that fosters civic engagement through service and volunteering to address poverty, the environment, education, and other unmet human needs.
- Three Yale students — Annie Miller ’23 MEM, Molly Ryan ’23 MEM, and Jane Jacoby ’24 MF/JD ’24 — have been named 2022 Wyss Scholars, a program that supports the graduate-level education of a new generation of leaders in U.S. land conservation.
- Bormann, who taught at YSE from 1966-1992, was one of the scientists credited with the discovery of acid rain and his research was a major contributory factor towards the amendments to the Clean Air Act in 1990.
- YSE students win international prize for new digital app that allows farmers to sell crop byproducts instead of burning them.
- Known as the ‘father of green chemistry,’ Anastas is recognized for revolutionizing the chemical industry with the principle that environmental hazards can be eliminated through thoughtful upfront design.
- Coral Vita, a commercial land-based coral farm founded by YSE alumni Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, recently won the inaugural Earthshot Prize, which supports innovative solutions to the climate crisis.