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February 3, 2014 – 1:20 pm
DEADLINE: Monday, Feb. 17, 11:59AM
The Tufts Institute for the Environment (TIE) is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Water: Systems, Science, and Society (WSSS) Research Fellowship is now open. WSSS Fellowships are given to top students enrolled in Tufts’ WSSS program, and are meant to support interdisciplinary research with a core area of focus in the WSSS program. The Fellowship provides up to $4,000 for research purposes, access to academic and career support, and support to advance student research in professional publications and conferences.
Please see the WSSS Request for Proposals, which describes the Fellowship program and its requirements. Submit your proposal before the deadline to Theresa Silver at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about the program or the application process please do not hesitate to contact any of the TIE staff.
November 22, 2013 – 12:57 pm
Application Deadline: Dec. 2
Attention Tufts Grad students!
Are you interested in the environment? Are you interested in water issues? Would you like to get paid for your research work? If yes, then we have a workshop just for you: TELI G!
You probably wonder what is TELI G? It is the Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute for Graduate Students, hosted by the Tufts Institute for the Environment! It will be a weekend- long workshop aimed at enhancing your environmental literacy in relation to water issues. As Tufts graduate students, you will have the opportunity to participate in a water crisis simulation exercise, interact with faculty, map water crises using the latest technology and acquire the tools you need for a cutting edge thesis.
September 23, 2013 – 12:20 pm
Doctoral Students: Proposals are due at the TIE office by 11:59am on Monday, November 25, 2013.
Master’s students: Proposals are due at the TIE office by 11:59am on Monday, February 17, 2013.
Matriculated graduate students at any of Tufts University¹s graduate programs and professional schools are eligible to apply for a TIE fellowship to conduct interdisciplinary environmental research projects. This is an opportunity to recognize and provide greater visibility for stellar interdisciplinary students and their work. Selected students will receive funding toward a research stipend and/or supplies (up to $6000 per graduate fellowship). Funds are available May 15, 2014, with the fellowship terms extending from June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015.
Please review the Request for Proposals and the Budget Template to apply. Applicants may also find the Tisch Library research guide as a useful tool. Further information and a list of program highlights can be found on our website, and any questions should be directed to Emily Geosling, the TIE Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or (617)627-5522.
March 14, 2013 – 3:52 pm
Can you believe it’s already March? In case you haven’t figured out what to do yet next week, consider going green for spring break. Then after everyone gets back, the Office of Sustainability and Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) will be holding a “Get Green and Get on a Bike” event at the Mayer Campus Center during open block on March 27th, Wednesday. You will be able to test a folding bike, get a free tune-up for your bike, pick up a new bike map (developed especially for conquering the hilly Medford/Somerville campus), and more! Make sure to look out for BiciGen, TIE’s bike generator, coming soon to a place near you on campus. You can take a spin and charge your phone at the same time.
Engineering students should know that an Environmental Science and Policy minor has just been approved! Check the Environmental Studies department website for more information over the coming weeks.
If you are living on campus next year and would like to be involved in sustainability, consider applying to be an Eco-Rep for the 2013-2014 school year. The Tufts Eco-Reps are a group of residential students who help to raise awareness about ecological issues, encourage environmentally responsible behavior among their hall mates and peers, and plan related events and activities. Meet all of our current Eco-Reps here.
As always, you can get the latest from the Office of Sustainability by following us on Twitter (@TuftsOOS) and Facebook (Tufts Office of Sustainability). We are already planning for Earth Fest for the last week in April. Let us know if you want to get involved.
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Tufts Office of Sustainability
March 1, 2012 – 9:48 pm
When: March 5, 2012, 4:00-5:30pm
Where: Tufts Institute of the Environment,
210 Packard Avenue, Miller Hall-East Rear Door,
Tufts Medford CampusIn the Fall 2011, the Environmental Studies Program at Tufts University held its 1st Annual Undergraduate Environmental Photography Contest.TIE and ENVS will be holding an opening reception. Join us to celebrate the undergraduates who submitted photography for the exhibit, mingle with other Environmental Studies students and faculty, and enjoy some really great student work.
Sponsored by the Tufts Environmental
Studies Program and TIE
December 9, 2011 – 7:32 pm
When: Thursday, December 15th at 2:00pm
Where: Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Join us for the inaugural speech of the Water Diplomacy Seminar Series, featuring Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Vice President of the Africa Region, The World Bank.
The lecture is entitled “Meeting Africa’s Water Challenge: The Time is Now.”
Please RSVP by December 12th by contacting Emily Schipper Emily.Schipper@tufts.edu
November 10, 2011 – 3:39 pm
WHERE: Friday, Dec 2, 12-1PM in Crane Room, Paige Hall
All Tufts graduate students are welcome to learn about opportunities for interdisciplinary environmental research fellowships with TIE.
Pizza will be served!
For more information, see poster.