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Two Years Later: Designing Behavior for Sustainability Panel

In January 2019, a diverse group of expert panelists gathered in New York City for a Nature Sustainability Panel to discuss…

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Thinkers50 Names UVA Darden Professor to List of ‘Thinkers Who Will Shape Future of Business’

By Jay Hodgkins

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Morela Hernandez, who was recently named the School’s Donald and Lauren Morel Emerging…

For Good: Solving “Tuff” Problems

Leon Yacoubian, Ph.D. Student, Convergent Behavioral Science Initiative
People become engineers because they have a passion for creating knowledge and technologies…

Engineering "For Good",
2019 ERI Graduate Fellows

By Jonah Fogel

The ERI Graduate Fellows program helps foster a community of students engaged in the science, politics,…

Climate Resilience, Water and Energy Futures,
ESE Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Engineering Systems and Environment students Matthew Dean, Bethany Gordon (CBSI) and Erica Loudermilk for being named 

ESE Students Present at Engineering Sustainability 2019

Graduate Students from Engineering Systems and Environment and the CONVERGENT BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE INITIATIVE (CBSI) lab presented their research…

Engineering Systems and Environment Welcomes 23 Visitors for Graduate Recruiting Weekend

Bethany Gordon (photo on left) and Udayan Singh were the top winners at Engineering Systems and Environment’s recent graduate symposium.

How to Think like a Behavioral Scientist and (potentially) Change the World

October 16 – 19, 2019
Darden Business School, UVA
Lunch and coffee will be provided
This special training event is a 3.5 day training…

Sustainability’s emerging leaders pursue impact-driven work at GreenBiz 19

By Holly Secon

The GreenBiz 19 Emerging Leaders on the mainstage. From right: Ovie Mughelli; Temis Coral Castellano; Angie De Soto; Trecinia Wiggins; Olivia…

Energy Systems,
Behavioral Science Initiative at Darden Seeks to Solve Real-World Challenges in Diversity, Sustainability and Human Well-Being

By Dave Hendrick

A deep dive into entrepreneurship among black women in resource-constrained environments in Detroit.

The power of oral traditions in intergenerational decision-making.

Overcoming barriers…

Diversity, Energy Systems, Well-Being,