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Professor Paul Torcellini accepting his award and posing for the camera

Eastern’s Torcellini Named ASHRAE Fellow

Paul Torcellini, professor of environmental earth science, was recently named a fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Torcellini was...

Posted on February 12, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Kim Diver of Wesleyan University presents her presentations titled "Spatiotemporal Patterns of Reported Black Bear Sighting in Connecticut, 2007-1019."

GIS Professionals Converge on Eastern for GIS Day

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day on Nov. 13. The event was held in the Student Center with approximately 140 attendees, including government...

Posted on November 15, 2019 by Molly Boucher

EES in American West

Field Courses Bring Students to Bahamas, Western U.S., Italy

In the weeks following Commencement, three groups of Eastern students traveled to San Salvador Island in the Bahamas, Italy, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming to engage in exciting Global Field Courses.

Posted on June 06, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Paul Torcellini home

Torcellini: ‘Buildings Mortgage the Energy Futures of the World’

Paul Torcellini, endowed chair of sustainable energy studies and professor of environmental earth science, kicked off the Spring Faculty Scholars Forum on Feb. 13 with a fascinating presentation on...

Posted on February 20, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Visiting Professor Discusses Animal Rights

Eastern Connecticut State University welcomed S.P. Morris, a professor at Miami University in Ohio, on Nov. 28 for the final University Hour event of the semester. Morris discussed his latest...

Posted on December 05, 2018 by Jordan Corey

Princeton Review Names Eastern a Green College 9 Years in a Row

Eastern Connecticut State University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in 2018 according to The Princeton Review. Eastern is listed in the Review’s 2018 edition of...

Posted on October 19, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Helps Launch Sustainable CT

Sustainable CT, an exciting new initiative to support Connecticut’s cities and towns, launched on Nov. 28 at the annual convention of Connecticut Conference of Municipalities. The initiative,...

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Lynn Stoddard

Eastern sustainability logo.

Eastern a Green College 8 Years in a Row

For the eighth year in a row, Eastern Connecticut State University was named a “green” college by the Princeton Review. The announcement came on Sept. 20 when the review released its...

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern's Institute for Sustainable Energy Empowers Sustainability Through Connecticut

The Connecticut Alliance for Campus Sustainability (CACS) held a statewide conference at Wesleyan University on March 31 to bring together higher education students, faculty and staff who share a...

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Christina Rossomando

Princeton Review Names Eastern a 2016 Green College

Eastern Connecticut State University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review. The Review featured Eastern in its 2016 “Guide to 361 Green...

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Celebrates Sustainability

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Institute of Sustainable Energy hosted a booth celebrating sustainability in the Student Center on April 12. Faculty, staff and students were invited to...

Posted on April 12, 2016 by Christina Rossomando

“The Snail Darter and the Dam” Author Speaks at Eastern

Zygmunt J. B Plater, author of “The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork Barrel Politics Endangered A Little Fish and Killed A River,” spoke at Eastern Connecticut State University on...

Posted on April 06, 2016 by Christine Rossomando

Environmental Earth Science Department Attends Geological Society of America Northeastern Annual Meeting

Eastern Connecticut State University Environmental Earth Science (EES) faculty and students recently attended the Geological Society of America (GSA) Northeast Section 51st Annual Meeting in...

Posted on March 30, 2016 by Anne Pappalardo

Three Eastern Faculty Researchers Featured in TV Documentaries

Three assistant professors at Eastern Connecticut State University had an unusual fall 2015 semester. Because of their academic expertise and research activities — and a little bit of luck...

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Students Complete a Geological Tour of Idaho, Wyoming and the Surrounding Region

14 students from Eastern Connecticut State University recently traveled to Idaho and Wyoming as part of a geological field excursion with Environmental Earth Science professors Dickson Cunningham...

Posted on June 11, 2015 by Ryan King

EES Department Represents Eastern in New Hampshire at GSA Meeting

Fifteen environmental earth science (EES) students and four EES faculty members from Eastern Connecticut State University participated in the recent Northeast section meeting of the Geological...

Posted on April 16, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Students Recognized for Sustainability Initiative

Eastern Connecticut State University was one of 87 colleges nationwide to receive a Student Actions Award for the fall 2014 semester from myActions—an organization that mobilizes college...

Posted on March 18, 2015 by Michael Rouleau