The Tallest Tree on Campus
April 27, 2022

One hundred million years ago there was a tree. It grew fast and tall and flourished in many places, including North America. Then 20 million years ago it vanished—globally extinct—save for the fossil record it left behind. Or so we humans thought. 

18 Undergraduates Funded for Summer Research
April 12, 2022

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment has awarded 18 undergraduates research funds to support research on energy- and environment-related projects.

Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS)
April 7, 2022

Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS) is a two-year faculty-guided and student-governed fellowship program allows Princeton graduate students from the humanities, natural and social sciences…

Princeton’s Mellon Fellows are bringing fresh perspectives to research and teaching in architecture, urbanism and the humanities
April 7, 2022

As the world’s cities grapple with compounding issues of climate change, sustainability, systemic racism, the refugee crisis and more, the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities is supporting research, scholarship and teaching focused on real-world…

SusComm Coffeehouse Recap
April 7, 2022

On Saturday, 4/2/22, the USG Sustainability Committee (SusComm) hosted a Coffeehouse in the Eco-Lounge (Frist 118). The event celebrated student artwork, poetry, and a dance performance by Sympoh Urban Arts Crew Dance Performance championing L.O.V.E. (being lucid, open, virtuous, and equitable) and sustainability.


Visiting Indigenous scholar Olga Ulturgasheva shares urgent climate dispatches from the Arctic in a Princeton course
April 4, 2022

Arctic Indigenous worlds, experiences, and challenges past and present — along with their implications for our climate crisis — are the focus of a course at Princeton this spring titled “Pluriversal Arctic.” That is also the life’s work of the course’s instructor, Olga Ulturgasheva, an Eveny member, renowned anthropologist and the current…

Five seniors awarded Labouisse Prize for international civic engagement projects 2022
April 1, 2022

Princeton University seniors Beata Corcoran, Fernanda Romo Herrera Ibarrola, Elle Ruggiero, Naomi Shifrin and Frances Walker have been awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Prize to pursue international civic engagement projects for one year following graduation.

Walker, a concentrator in anthropology from Chicago, will travel to…

Earth Month 2022
March 31, 2022

The Office of Sustainability and Outdoor Action are pleased to bring you a series of events this April in honor of Earth Month.  Join us in learning more about your natural world, environmental efforts at Princeton, and the people around the world fighting for a healthier planet.

City planners can make smarter climate choices using a new Princeton data tool
March 30, 2022

To get to net-zero carbon dioxide emissions, what actions should cities prioritize?

A new tool for city planners helps them design a portfolio of actions that encompasses compact development, smart electric mobility, electric heating systems, mass timber construction, urban reforestation, and technologies that allow resources to…

Princeton University improves STARS sustainability score
March 24, 2022

This marks Princeton’s second “Gold” in a row. The rating is re-certified every 3 years and is based on campus-wide sustainability progress in areas that include academics, engagement, operations, planning, administration, innovation and leadership.

“STARS continues to be an excellent platform to hold ourselves accountable to…