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

Don't miss the PBS special, "Messing with Mother Nature," featuring 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!

Outstanding Presentation Awards

Catherine Keim, Class of…

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.


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…

2023 Discovery Day
May 9, 2023

We are pleased to report the successful completion of yet another Discovery Day event. We congratulate all participating students for their impressive and informative presentations. We also express our sincere appreciation to the High Meadows Environmental Institute for providing a fantastic venue for this event.

Shane Campbell-Staton is one of six Princeton University Professors to receive the 2023 Sloan Research Fellowship
April 7, 2023

The Sloan Foundation recognizes scientific researchers who are leaders in their fields due to their achievements and potential. Shane Campbell-Staton, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology who studies Contemporary Evolution and Adaptation, received a Sloan Fellowship in Earth System Science.

Willow Dalehite Class of 2022 awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Feb. 27, 2023

Princeton University alumni Willow Dalehite of the Class of 2022 and Bennett Weissenbach of the Class of 2020 will head to the University of Cambridge in the fall as recipients of Gates Cambridge Scholarships. Dalehite and Weissenbach are among 23 U.S. winners of the scholarship. Dalehite, who concentrated in EEB at Princeton, will pursue…

Jasmine Lu Class of 2021 publishes in Molecular Ecology
Feb. 27, 2023

Jasmine Lu (Class of 2021) published her senior thesis as a first author paper in the journal of Molecular Ecology and was featured on the cover of the issue. Lu was mentored by professor vonHoldt and worked closely with vonHoldt's former student Allie DeCandia who is now faculty at Georgetown University.