Masters Program


  1. Champion for Outdoor Inclusivity Awarded Kroon Cup

    Esaac Mazengia ’24 MESc, who revived the Outdoor Rec Industry Student Interest Group, recognized for being “a pillar of our community through his SIG leadership, research, and dedication to supporting nearly every event at YSE.”
  2. Investing in Systems Change

    For the past 18 months, Simon Bunyan '22 MEM has crisscrossed the country, talking with community groups about what they need to implement clean energy solutions. These conversations are part of his work with the Department of Energy’s Justice40 Initiative, which directs 40% of overall federal investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainable housing, and clean water infrastructure into disadvantaged

  3. Bridging the Conservative Gap on Climate Change

    The divisive nature of U.S. politics often stymies efforts to address the climate crisis. George Gemelas ’18, '21 MEM, however, is working to make climate change a bipartisan issue and foster consensus around market-based policy solutions.

    “In my experience, there's a lot of interest by the average citizen, who may happen to be conservative, for pragmatic solutions. That's why I

  4. 2023 YSE Alumni Association Award Winners

    Championing the Chesapeake Bay

    Ann Pesiri Swanson
    Ann Pesiri Swanson ’83 MES

    For four decades, Ann Pesiri Swanson ’83 MES has used her science and communication skills to restore and protect the largest estuary in the U.S. — the Chesapeake Bay.

    Swanson, who received the Distinguished Alumni Award, began her work at a time when the Chesapeake Bay watershed — which spans six states, holds more than 15

  5. Class of 2024: “You Will Be Leaders for Change”

    The Class of 2024 celebrated their accomplishments at commencement ceremonies held at Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard on May 20. The 156 graduates are headed to positions at NGOs, corporations, governments, and academic institutions across the U.S. and the globe. 
  6. Three Yale Students Named Wyss Scholars

    The Wyss Foundation, a charitable organization that supports land conservation in the U.S. and internationally, has selected three Yale students as 2024 scholars.
  7. YSE Students Honored for Leadership in Conservation and Wildlife Science

    Three Yale School of Environment students have been awarded the MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation Science. Germar González ’24 MESc, Elizabeth Nowlin ’24 MESc, and Mizzy Almaazmi ’24 MESc were recognized for their leadership in the field of conservation biology and wildlife science.