2016 was an exciting year at TIE! Read the exciting professional events TIE contributed including the annual Energy Conference and the 22nd COP in Morocco!
The Tufts alum talks to TIE about her vision for the Tufts Environmental Alumni (TEA)!
The TIE Environmental Film Club is open to all members of the Tufts community interested in learning more about environmental issues, becoming involved with the Tufts Institute of the Environment, or just looking to watch and discuss a great movie.
Travel Grants Available for Conference Presenters!
Matriculated graduate students at any of Tufts University’s graduate programs and professional schools are eligible to apply for a TIE fellowship!
The deadline for 2017-2018 TIE Fellows applications is: 24 February 2017.
Signature Programs, Initiatives and Partners
|Sponsored by the Tufts Institute of the Environment, the Water: Systems, Science, and Society certificate program provides guidance in course, research and internship selection for those seeking a deeper professional understanding of the multiple dimensions of water security.|
|TIE fellowships support excellent students and their work conducting interdisciplinary environmental research projects. Selected students will be receive funding toward a research stipend and/or supplies as well as skills workshops to support their professional development.|
|TELI-G is a weekend-long workshop aimed at enhancing graduate students’ environmental literacy through increased exposure and knowledge, enabling participants to effectively engage with environmental issues that will shape new generations.|
|Student interns play an important role in program development while gaining professional skills, exposure and access to networking and educational opportunities, and continued staff support. Contact Graduate Intern, Lauren O'Brien with inquiries.|
|Partners within Tufts University|
|Water Diplomacy is an innovative and integrative approach to address complex water problems. This doctoral program seeks to educate reflective water professionals who will: think across boundaries, integrate knowledge and action, and develop non-zero sum solutions.|
|Founded in 1984, The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) was one of the first multidisciplinary environmental programs in the United States. Our students and alumni have become effective practitioners and advocates for the environment in medicine, law, finance, industry, government, and other academic fields.|
|Tufts Office of Sustainability serves as a resource, a catalyst, and an advocate for environmental sustainability at Tufts. Often we serve as a bridge between ideas and their practical implementation.|
|Our mission is to advance the health of animals, people and the environment through professional training, research and service to communities around the globe, utilizing a Conservation Medicine approach.|
|The Global Development And Environment Institute was founded in 1993 to combine the research and curricular development activities of two Tufts programs: the Program for Sustainable Change and Development, and the Center for Environmental and Resource Policy. The combination creates a center of expertise in economics, policy, science and technology.|
|Key External Partners|
|The Stockholm Environment Institute is an international non-profit research organization that has worked with environment and development issues from local to global policy levels for a quarter of a century. SEI works to shift policy and practice towards sustainability.|
|The Mystic River Watershed Association's mission is to protect and restore the Mystic River, its tributaries and watershed lands for the benefit of present and future generations and to celebrate the value, importance and great beauty of these natural resources.|
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COP22: UN Conference on Climate Change
- Robot Bees Take Over: This Week’s 10 Biggest Climate Stories February 21, 2017The 21 February 2017 edition of our weekly State Of The Planet press review with some of the latest climate science, innovation and policy headlines. The post Robot Bees Take Over: This Week’s 10 Biggest Climate Stories appeared first on Daily Planet.
- Dutch Railway Operator Invests in Europe’s First Hyperloop Company February 20, 2017A railway operator famous for running its trains on 100 per cent renewable electricity is investing in the winners of Elon Musk’s hyperloop competition. NS, the main Dutch passenger railway operator, is one of the investors behind Hardt , a company founded by students at Delft University of Technology. According to the university, Hardt is the […]
- Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District Chief Operator Recognized for Outstanding Service February 16, 2017BOSTON - Joseph Nowak, a resident of Ware Mass. and Chief Operator of the Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District (District) in Milbury, Mass., was honored by EPA with a "2016 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year Excellence Award." Mr.
- Recently Retired MWRA Employee Recognized for Outstanding Service February 16, 2017BOSTON - Charlie Tyler, a resident of Sherborn, Mass. and a retired Engineer of the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA), is being honored with a "2016 Regional Lifetime Achievement Award" by EPA. Mr.
- Belchertown, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence February 15, 2017BOSTON - The Belchertown, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Facility was recently selected by EPA for a 2016 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award.
- Athol, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence February 15, 2017BOSTON - The Athol, Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2016 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award.
- Great Barrington, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence February 15, 2017BOSTON - The Great Barrington, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Facility was recently selected by EPA for a 2016 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award.