Latest Env. Studies and Science Department News
By Gabrielle Robb ’23
Environmental Studies graduate Gabrielle Robb shares her experience interning with the New York Restoration Project.
In this blog post, Dr. Anne Toomey shares four ways researchers can engage with findings from the social sciences to better communicate their work.
In a paper published in the Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, Dr. Finewood and colleagues take an equity planning approach to assess barriers to accessing green stormwater infrastructure incentive programs.
This new paper describes a collaborative research project between Pace University faculty and students, and staff at the New York Restoration Project to understand social uses and values associated with a public park on the Harlem River.
Research Practicum Assisting Communities' Conservation EffortsTaught by Dr. Michael Rubbo, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Science, ENV 498 is a Research Practicum course that has been assisting multiple communities’...
Taylor Ganis ’23 recently published an article in Illuminem about her view on COP27.
Read on Waterwire: Julia Corrado ’23 describes her time working with the Waterfront Alliance as a climate advocacy and policy fellow. “When I started the fellowship, I was excited simply to work in my field of interest with people whose goals I share. I’m ending my time with the Alliance with a full-time position in the field, pursuing aligned goals.”
Environmental Studies student Brooklyn Flick ’24 shares her experience interning at Sustainable Westchester. “As I move forward in my college career, I have begun to desire a way to put into practice what I have been learning in my classes. Therefore, when the opportunity to work with a company called “Sustainable Westchester” in their Zero Waste division opened up, I knew it sounded exactly right; or Recycle Right as I was later told.”
The Environmental Studies and Science department is hosting a Fall Speaker Series on Environmental Science and Policy. Our kick-off event on September 29 is a virtual webinar by Dr. Susanne Moser about science-practice interaction and communication on climate change resilience.
Maddy Garcia ’23 was recently interviewed by Dyson College about her experiences in our environmental science program.
On Thursday, August 18, 2022, The Hudson River Foundation and the National Estuarine Research Reserve hosted the Tibor T. Polgar 2022 Fellowship Presentation of Findings. As a Polgar Fellow, Environmental Studies major Gabrielle Robb ’22 presented her research titled “Investigating the Distribution and Drivers of Invasive Trapa natans in the Hudson River Estuary with a Multi-Scaled Approach.”
Check out our new addition to the garden – herbs. Soon they’ll be ready for anyone in the Pace community to pick and enjoy.
This year our organic vegetable garden is off to a great start thanks to seven dedicated students and several faculty and staff members.
Dr. E. Melanie DuPuis and her colleagues scraped Twitter to find out.
Come participate in our Earth Month programs on Pace’s Pleasantville campus!
Through a hands-on internship, Coast Guard veteran and Master’s of Environmental Policy student Maddie Feaster ’21 took her environmental advocacy skills from the classroom to the state capitol.
Professor Melanie Dupuis, PhD, was quoted in an article for The City, discussing the proposed infrastructure plans to prevent flooding in Lower Manhattan.
Environmental Studies major Hayley Lewis ’21 recently discovered Paspalum, a NY state-endangered grass, on Pace University’s Pleasantville campus.
Through this grant, Dr. Rubbo will lead undergraduate and graduate students through a watershed assessment of the Pocantico River Watershed.
Alumni Spotlight: An Interview with Sabrina Torres '19Sabrina Torres graduated from Pace University in 2019 with a BA in Environmental Studies. Below Sabrina reflects on her experience at Pace University and her personal journey in the environmental field. What was...
Watch rising Senior Steven Sperling talk about his internship at Westchester Parks Foundation.
Watch senior Hayley Lewis talk about her internship at Pound Ridge Land Conservancy.
Watch rising sophomore Lucas Andujar talk about his internship at Mianus River Gorge Preserve.
Pace University professors Dr. Matthew Aiello-Lammens and Dr. Erika Crispo have received a $499,354 five-year award from the National Science Foundation for their project, RCN-UBE: Biological and Environmental Data Education Network: Preparing Instructors to Integrate Data Science into Undergraduate Biology and Environmental Science Curricula.