Program Highlights - 2021-2022

Faculty/Student News

Congratulations to ENVS Lecturer Dr. Ninian Stein for her promotion to Senior Lecturer and to Dr. Sara Gomez for her promotion to Associate Director.

Farewell to ENVS Lecturer Dr. Lee Brown who is starting an Assistant Professor position at James Madison University in fall of 2022.

ENVS adds a second staff member in March 2022. Welcome to our new Program Coordinator, Lian Lucansky!

Congratulation to the following ENVS students for receiving Academic Awards:

  • Ryan Hernandez – Ethel M. Hayes Scholarship
  • Ryan Kadet – Susan Feigenbaum Memorial Prize in Judaic Studies
  • Muriel Horvath – Nancy W. Anderson Award for Environmental Sustainability
  • Arysha Madhani – Phyllis Karno Dean's Award for Leadership and Academic Excellence
  • Rose Malanga – Charles E. Stearns Prize
  • Daniel Meakem – Class Of 1911 Prize Scholarship
  • Maya Sze – James Hume Field Geology Prize
  • Elliot Trahan – Alex Elias Memorial Prize Scholarship
  • Rachel Wagner – Frederick M. and Dorie Ellis Prize
  • Tina Zhang – Gemma Cifarelli Memorial Scholarship

ENVS awarded three gift-funded internship/scholarships ($4000 each) for students to complete otherwise unpaid internships this summer:

  • Norton Nickerson Internship: Ryan Kane – Denver Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Farmanfarmaian and Terry Family Internship: Eden Simko – Grow Portland
  • Farmanfarmaian and Terry Family Scholarship: Lucy Tumavicus (Mentor: Cathy Stanton)

ENVS Initiatives/Events

Winners of the 11th ENVS Environmental Photocontest:

  • 1st place: Ben Shamgochian (A’22), Biology
  • 2nd place: Sam Littman (A’25), Biochemistry
  • 3rd place: You Zhou (A’23), Biology and Environmental Studies

Learn about the April 2022 Tufts Food Systems Symposium: Unpacking Meat: Values, Cultures, Futures

Alumni News

Congratulations to the 2021 Nancy W. Anderson Award for Environmental Sustainability recipient Christine Lee.

Congratulations to the 2021 Norton Nickerson Endowed Internship recipient Sophomore David Jiang, who will be working with the Town of Carlisle's Master Plan Steering Committee.

Congratulations to the 2021 Terry and Farmanfarmaian Summer Scholarship recipient junior Ava Dimond who will be doing research under Dr. Penn Loh's mentorship, on a project entitled "Decommodifying Housing as Resilience: Combating Climate Gentrification in Miami, Florida."