1. Success in an ‘Accidental Profession’

    A broad science background and some old-fashioned pluck helped Jean Thomson Black ’75 MFS build an impactful career in science publishing, for which she was honored with the School’s Distinguished Service Award at Reunion Weekend 2020.
  2. Setting the Standard in The Cleanup of Toxic Lead

    For more than four decades, Ian von Lindern M.F.S. ’73, Ph.D. ’80 has been at the center of a massive cleanup of lead pollution in Idaho. The strategies he has helped develop are now being used to tackle health threats globally.
  3. Let the Games Be Green: Fusing Sustainability and Sport

    By the time she arrived at F&ES, Jill Savery M.E.M. '06 had already won an Olympic gold medal. Today she is working at the nexus of sustainability and sports, helping sports organizations embed sustainable practices into their event planning.
  4. Former F&ES ‘Star’ Joins UN Science Advisory Panel

    Maria Ivanova M.E.Sc '99, M.A '99, Ph.D. '06 has been appointed to an international panel that will advise top United Nations leaders, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on issues related to sustainable development.
  5. In the Field: F&ES Takes a Working Break

    Spring "Break" means field work for F&ES students and faculty! This time away from the classroom offers students important opportunities for research across a spectrum of environmental concerns and geographical locations. Students confront global issues in real time & space, engaging with the people who must find and implement solutions.
  6. Green Infrastructure: F&ES Class Produces More than a Grade

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    F&ES students on the green roof of Philadelphia's PECO Building.
    Earlier this year, as students across New Haven escaped campus for a few sun-soaked days in tropical climes, eleven F&ES students packed into rented cars for a six-day trek down the I-95 corridor. Stops included Baltimore and Philadelphia.
    So what lures a group to spend its spring break in some of the nation’s grittier towns during the grey
  7. Four YSE Students Named 2021 Sabin International Fellows

    Four graduate students from the Yale School of the Environment have been named Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, receiving up to $40,000 of funding for their education and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.