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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.

Class of 2017

Congratulations to our Environmental Studies & Sciences graduates

George Giannos wins the 2017 Lucky Hinkle Sustainability Award

George was honored for his leadership role in the award winning rEvolve Tiny House

We Need to Expand the Definition of What’s Natural

In his Earth Island Journal article, Ted Grudin explores how an inadequate description of the world hinders the environmental movement

ESS Alumnus Nick Obradovich, Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard and Research Scientist at MIT

Nick’s work focuses on climate change, politics, and the societal impacts of climate change