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Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences

Environmental Studies & Sciences

The Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences offers interdisciplinary programs of study leading to a bachelor of science in environmental science or environmental studies. A minor in environmental studies is also available. These programs provide students with the intellectual foundation they will need in addressing crucial environmental challenges of the 21st century such as human population growth, urban sprawl, deforestation, global climate change, waste disposal, air and water pollution, loss of biodiversity, and the need for renewable energy.

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SCU announces Environmental Justice Initiative

ESS faculty Bacon & Stewart-Frey co-lead EJ efforts

Faculty update: New ESS Lecturer, Ted Grudin

Ted offers courses in the Environmental Humanities

Staff update: ESS welcomes Caitlin Lollis

ESS has a new Senior Administrative Assistant

Alumni Update: Déjà Thomas '16

2019 Switzer Fellowship Awardee

Alumni Update: Lisa McMonagle '15

Studying US politics as legislative fellow in DC

Faculty News: College award to Virginia Matzek

Matzek recognized for outstanding research

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    Leslie Gray, Department Chair

    Caitlin Lollis, Sr. Administrative Assistant

    Office 408-551-7086

    Varsi Hall, 2nd Floor

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