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TEA Steering Committee Spotlight: Zachary Crowley

Zachary Crowley, LA03
The Tufts Environmental alum talks to TIE about his vision for TEA!

Ecological and Social Factors Affecting Sex Differences in Wild Chimpanzees

Join us this Thursday for the Environmental Studies Lunch & Learn!

Dispatches from La Paz, Bolivia

TIE Fellow 2016-17 Caitlin Matthews shares her experiences from her research trip to La Paz Bolivia


The Tufts Institute of the Environment sponsors many events, partnering with Tufts University departments, programs, and initiatives, as well as external groups. Some of our previous events can be found on the Past Events page .

Tufts Environmental Film Club

The TIE Environmental Film Club is here! Subscribe to our mailing list to stay updated about our upcoming events.
To join the mailing list, email  tie@tufts.edu .

Tufts Environmental Alumni Profiles

Meet the new members of Tufts Environmental Alumni chapter – see what exciting and diverse experiences they have had in the environmental community and what they are up to today!

TIE Travel Grants

Travel Grants Available for Conference Presenters!

Signature Programs, Initiatives and Partners

WSSS Graduate Certificate Program 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 Fellows 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: TELI-G is the Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute for Graduate Students! 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.
TIE Internship Program 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
IGERT Water Diplomacy for PhD Students 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.
Environmental Studies Department 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 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.
Tufts Center for Conservation Medicine 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.
Global Development and Environment Institute 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
Stockholm Environment Institute 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.
Mystic River Watershed Association 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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