Once a student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Peter Berrill '21 PhD set aside the trumpet and forged a path to YSE, where he conducted doctoral research on residential energy systems in the U.S. and their effect on greenhouse gas emissions.
Profiles / Features
Profiles / Features
- This year’s incoming class of 137 master’s students at the Yale School of the Environment span six continents and 21 countries, including 29 U.S. states and territories.
- F&ES researchers will play a lead role in a new U.S.-funded consortium that will aim to improve the energy efficiency of the nation’s industrial manufacturing processes.
- In his eighteen years at F&ES, Thomas Graedel has made Yale a global center in the emerging study of industrial ecology, and cemented his role as one of the field’s founding figures.
- John Parrotta ’83 M.S. ’83 For, ’84 M.Phil, ’88 Ph.D., who serves as national research program leader for international science issues with the U.S. Forest Service, this week was named president of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).
- Across Mexico, a young cohort of F&ES alumni are driving one of the most important experiments in forest conservation happening anywhere.
- Effective strategies to confront the vast environmental threats facing the planet require a new way of talking about these challenges — and who is invited to the conversation — panelists said last week during an event in Washington, D.C. hosted by the Yale Environmental Dialogue.
- As a graduate student, Anobha Gurung ’10 M.E.Sc. heard a lot about research into how air pollution is affecting human health worldwide, but found scant research in her Nepalese homeland. She is trying to change that.
- Fifty students from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies spent the summer break working internships and conducting independent research in countries all over the world.
- To solve “wicked problems,” a group of Yale students is learning how to think differently in a unique new course.
- While he was a student at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), Zach Parisa ’09 M.F.S. developed a technology that uses satellite data to determine the size and species of trees in forests.
- What does a university landscape look like? In a new article, F&ES student Emily Sigman writes that when we place landscapes “in the background,” and fail to highlight the interaction between humans and nature, we miss a tremendous opportunity.
- Just a short walk separates F&ES from the Yale Divinity School (YDS) campus at the top of Prospect Street. Yet it took Stephen Blackmer ’83 more than 20 years after graduating to make the journey up the hill from F&ES. The long circle that brought him back to Yale shows the ways in which environmentalists are seeking a deeper
- While he was a student at F&ES 35 years ago, Thomas McHenry came to understand the range of possible opportunities in the environmental realm. He's spent the past 3 1/2 decades working to make sure future students had the same experience.