Renowned environmental authors recently took part in a Yale-led discussion that celebrated the release of Old Growth, a collection of essays and poems about the rich inner lives of trees.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Each year the Tropical Resources Institute sends students across the world to conduct research in the world’s tropical regions. This year, of course, is not like most years.
- 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.
- Six F&ES graduate students as Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, with each Fellow receiving up to $40,000 of funding for their education and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.
- 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.
- annual F&ES Research Conference on April 11-12.
- In the late 1980s, the fast food giant McDonald’s was targeted by some critics who charged that the company was stripping Central America of its rainforests in order raise beef for its burgers.
At the time, the company was working with a relatively new group called Conservation International (CI) — co-founded by Peter Seligmann ’74 M.F.S. — which aimed
- F&ES has selected four graduate students as Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, with each Fellow receiving up to $40,000 of funding for their education and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.
- annual F&ES Research Conference held at Kroon Hall on April 20.
- Guillermo Castilleja has been described as a “true systems thinker,” something he says he developed while at F&ES. In an interview, Castilleja, a senior fellow at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, shares his vision for the foundation, his advice to students, and where he finds hope as a conservationist.