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YSE Class of 2023 Dives into Research and AnalysisThis 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.
YSE Class of ’21
Dean Burke commends this year’s graduates for their resilience, true expertise, scholarship, and leadership during a historically challenging time.
“Forward with Optimism and Resolve”
A New Foundation for U.S. Forest PolicyRich Guldin, recipient of the Society of American Foresters’ prestigious Sir William Schlich Award, is eager to talk about how forest research can inform smart forest policy.
The Outsider’s AdvantageDr. Dorceta Taylor ’85 MFS, ’91 PhD, who joined the YSE faculty in July as a full professor, on why she was excited to return to Yale and her kinship with the celebrated environmentalist Rachel Carson.
Success in an ‘Accidental Profession’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.
‘You Can’t Be a Forester without Understanding Chad’s Work’The idea that forests are dynamic systems — that disturbance is the norm — might seem obvious now. But that's only because it was demonstrated by Professor Chad Olive, one of the many ways the retiring professor has impacted forestry and forest education throughout his 45-year career.
Supporting Research in the Tropics During the COVID EraEach 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.
Six F&ES Students Selected as
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.
2019 Sabin International Fellows
2019 Research Conference Showcases Scholarship of F&ES Students, PostdocsMore than 60 students and postdoctoral associates will share their innovative and cutting-edge research during the 35th annual F&ES Research Conference on April 11-12.
Video: Microsoft Helps Yale-Launched
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.
Business Map the Future of U.S. Forests
Where are F&ES Students Working
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.
This Summer? Just About Everywhere
Four Students Selected as
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.
2018 Sabin International Fellows
F&ES Student Researchers Take
Forty-nine master’s students, doctoral students, and postdocs from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) community presented their research during the 34th annual F&ES Research Conference held at Kroon Hall on April 20.
Center Stage in Day-long Conference
A Systems Thinker Uses Market Forces to
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.
Strengthen Environmental Conservation
Shaping a New Kind of Conservation
During the past three decades, Peter Seligmann ’74 M.F.S. has transformed Conservation International into one of the world’s most important environmental organizations by building partnerships that cross sectors — and by convincing companies that doing the right thing can be good for business.
Setting the Standard in
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.
The Cleanup of Toxic Lead
Rethinking the Boundaries of Urban Design“Developers typically look at their site as having boundaries,” Rogers says, “but we believe it is important to rethink what the boundaries of a property mean to the people who use the neighborhood every day.”