Wall Street Journal: "Peter Grant Has Documented Evolution in Action"
June 2, 2023

Wall Street Journal: "Peter Grant Has Documented Evolution in Action"

Evolutionary Biologist Peter Grant spoke with the Wall Street Journal about expertise on tracking the development of finches in the Galápagos Islands.

"Enchanted by Daphne" by Renowned Ecologist Peter R. Grant is Now Available.
May 23, 2023

Exciting news, "Enchanted by Daphne" by renowned ecologist Peter R. Grant is now available in hardcover and ebook formats.

Peter takes us on an extraordinary journey in this captivating memoir, from his childhood in World War II-era Britain to his ongoing research in the Galápagos archipelago. Explore the triumphs and challenges of…

Looking Back and Looking Forward The Endangered Species Act turns 50: How Did it Do? (The Charge Newsletter)
May 23, 2023

On May 19, environmentalists celebrated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Endangered Species Act. And while it has served as a model of conservation policy to other countries, it has not had as many notable successes in terms of species recovery as many conservationists had hoped. From 1973 to 2021, more than 1,000 species were listed by the ESA…

Daniel Park Awarded the '23-'24 Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship
May 19, 2023

EEB is proud to announce Daniel Park, a graduate student, has been awarded the esteemed Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year. This highly coveted fellowship is a testament to Daniel's outstanding scholarly achievements.

PBS Special, "Messing with Mother Nature," Featuring Associate Professor Bridgett vonHoldt
May 17, 2023

Don't miss the PBS special, "Messing with Mother Nature," featuring Associate Professor Bridgett vonHoldt. Tune in as she sheds light on the intriguing world of coyotes and wolves in Galveston, Texas, named "ghost wolves." These animals carry significant amounts of red wolf DNA, a potential lifeline for the population's survival.

2023 Princeton Research Day EEB Awardees
May 16, 2023

EEB extends our heartfelt congratulations to all the award recipients at Princeton Research Day!


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Ecologist Sarah Kocher Wins an Inaugural Freeman Hrabowski Award from Howard Hughes Medical Institute
May 16, 2023

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced that ecologist Sarah Kocher has been named one of the Freeman Hrabowski Scholars. Freeman Hrabowski Scholars are outstanding early career faculty in science who have the potential to become leaders in their research fields and to create diverse and…

EEB Lecturer Paula Kahumbu National Geographic Storyteller
May 16, 2023

EEB is delighted to announce that Paula Kahumbu, an alumna of Princeton University, EEB Lecturer, and CEO of WildlifeDirect, has been featured as a storyteller in National Geographic's latest release, Secrets of Elephants. This documentary is available on National Geographic, Disney+, and Hulu.


Assistant Professor Lindy McBride Awarded Graduate Mentoring Award
May 12, 2023

EEB proudly congratulates Lindy McBride for her remarkable achievement of being awarded the Graduate Mentoring Award!

The Graduate Mentoring Award. is co-sponsored by the McGraw Center and the Graduate School, this esteemed award is a highly selective honor bestowed upon only four faculty members annually across the entire Princeton…

2023 EnOlympics
May 9, 2023

On May 5th, the conclusion of the annual EnOlympics celebration took place. EEB community members engaged in a friendly competition featuring various activities such as tug-of-war, quiz bowl, spike ball, scavenger hunt, and the EnoMile. This event provides an excellent opportunity to meet fellow students, faculty, and staff while showcasing one…