YSE and Yale are traveling to COP26, the annual United Nations climate summit, with dozens of students, faculty, and staff taking part in critical decision-making and discussions centered on reducing global greenhouse gas emissions.
- While the state of the world in 2021 may not easily inspire optimism, even among folks who are normally cheery, it seems negativity has never entered the mind of Nan Jenks-Jay ’86 MES.
- Dean Burke commends this year’s graduates for their resilience, true expertise, scholarship, and leadership during a historically challenging time.
- 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.
- In its annual Global Humanitarian Overview, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs cited a Yale-led study that showed a lack of funding for disaster relief related to climate change.
- , a Ph.D. student in the combined program between F&ES and the Yale Department of Anthropology, received a “best presentation” prize during the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association held recently in San Jose, Calif.
- Gao Yufang ’14 M.E.Sc., a doctoral student at F&ES, this week received the 2018 Graduate School Public Scholar Award for his commitment to public service.
- The 152 students who have already completed at least one academic year at F&ES are spending their summers in 34 countries and in states across the U.S., completing internships or conducting their own independent research.
- 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.
- Two F&ES students, Jolisa Brooks ’18 M.E.Sc. and Brunilda Pizarro ’18 M.E.Sc., have been named recipients of Switzer Environmental Fellowships, a prestigious program that supports future environmental leaders.
- Two F&ES students have been honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported disciplines.
- Esther Rojas-Garcia M.E.Sc ’14 and Anandi van Diepen-Hedayat M.E.Sc '14 were recognized for their leadership and exemplary record of volunteer service, especially to the F&ES, Yale and New Haven communities.
- Two F&ES students have been awarded the new MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation Science.
- Margaret Williams’ M.E.Sc '93 eclectic work as director of the World Wildlife Fund's Arctic program reflects the diversity of challenges facing this vulnerable eco-region.
- Two students from F&ES — Andy Lee ’19 M.E.Sc. and Kimi Zamuda ’19 M.E.Sc. — have been awarded the 2018 MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation Science.