Recent News and Features
[Feb 7, 2018]
Daniel Van Abs, Rutgers associate professor of practice for water, society & environment, says it's almost impossible to tell whether higher costs are a result of better service or higher profit margins due to private companies overbuilding infrastructure that isn't needed.
[Feb 5, 2018]
New Jersey's water needs could actually go down, despite population growth, with more investment in conservation, according to a Rutgers University study... Rutgers professor Dan Van Abs, who wrote the report, said he examined how modest improvements would play out in various scenarios.
[Feb 1, 2018]
Dr. Van Abs featured in the NJ Spotlight: "Taking a broad array of variables into account, and working with the best-case scenario, the state's population could increase while demand for water could lessen."
Prof. Bill Hallman Appointed to National Advisory Committee Addressing Climate Change Communications
[Jan 9, 2018]
Congratulations Dr. Hallman on being appointed to the National Advisory Committee Addressing Climate Change Communications
Emily Hunziker (SEBS '17) participated in the University of Sao Paulo's International Science and Technology Symposium last week.
[Oct 31, 2017]
[Oct 21, 2017]
Cara Cuite, a psychologist who studies emergency communications at Rutgers University was quoted in a recent article about emergency communications during Hurrican Harvey.
[Oct 18, 2017]
Dr. Karen O'Neill, a professor of human ecology at Rutgers New Brunswick, author of "Taking Chances: The Coast After Hurricane Sandy" discusses the changing landscape of the Jersey Shore..
Congratulations to Dr. Ethan Schoolman for winning The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Research Award.
[Oct 15, 2017]
Dr. Ethan Schoolman along with his colleagues Mike Shriberg, Sarah Schwimmer and Marie Tysman won the Campus Achievement Sustainability Award for their paper, “Green cities and ivory towers: how do higher education sustainability initiatives shape millennials’ consumption practices?”
[Oct 5, 2017]
Speaking on the final day of the 2017 Food Safety Summit in a session on 'Home Delivery,' professor of human ecology Bill Hallman presented results of a Rutgers-Tennessee State University study that looked into the integrity of home-delivered dinners.
[Sep 8, 2017]
Dr. Cara Cuite along with her colleague, Rebecca Morss, wrote an article for the Washington Post about their research and what social science tells us on convincing people to evacuate when they're at risk.
[Sep 7, 2017]
Water Quality Accountability Act is a major first step toward a statewide system of effective asset management for our drinking water utilities.--Dr. Van Abs
[Jul 11, 2017]
Dr. Van Abs discusses the need to focus discretionary expenditures where they will do the most good for residents and competitiveness.
[May 11, 2017]
On the eve of the graduation of the Class of 2017, we caught up with Kristen to have her reflect on her academic experience at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.
News and Features by Date
- Prof. Bill Hallman Appointed to National Advisory Committee Addressing Climate Change Communications
- Emily Hunziker (SEBS '17) participated in the University of Sao Paulo's International Science and Technology Symposium last week.
- Victoria looks at improving emergency communications
- How Hurricane Sandy became steroids for Jersey Shore development
- Congratulations to Dr. Ethan Schoolman for winning The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Research Award.
- Is the Food in Meal Kit Delivery Services Actually Safe to Eat?
- What to tell people to get them to evacuate before a hurricane hits?
- Opinion: The Time is Now for Drinking Water Utilities to Improve Their Systems
- Opinion: Thinking Smaller for more Effective Flood Protection
- GMOs: finding middle ground on genetically modified organisms
- Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health
- Opinion: Is Water Supply a Commodity, a Service, or a Right? by Dr. Daniel Van Abs
- Dr. Tom Rudel Honored for Teaching, Research, Service and Diversity Initiatives
- Lecture and Book Signing by George Marshall, "Are Our Brains Wired to Ignore Climate Change?"
- Cymie Payne
- Congratulations Dr. Bonnie McCay for receiving the American Fisheries Society's 2013 Award of Excellence.
- Dr. Peter Guarnaccia was invited by former Rutgers anthropology graduate student Nia Parson to deliver the George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecture in Cultural Anthropology at Southern Methodist University.
- Check out our latest edition of the EPIB Trail.
- Dr. Cymie Payne was interviewed by the New York Times regarding the campaign against whale hunting.
- Naa Oyo Kwate Wins Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Award
- Just published Dr. Pamela McElwee and Dr. Maria Luz Cruz-Torres' new book, "Gender and Sustainability: Lessons from Asia and Latin America."
- See our EcoPodcasts
- Professors in the News: Dr. Shwom is recognized for her recent research and publications
- Just Published: The EPIB Trail, Volume 4 Issue 7
- President Obama's Deputy Assistant for Energy and Climate Change- A Former EPIB Student
- Professors in the News: Naa Oyo A. Kwate profiled in Rutgers Today