3 Majors: Environmental Studies Environmental Science
Humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences combine to examine how humans interact with, and impact, the environment around them. Students focus on issues like global warming, alternative energy sources, wilderness protection, and natural resources.Study the environment from diverse perspectives
Environment Science uses an interdisciplinary approach to investigate environmental issues. Cutting-edge field, laboratory and computing equipment are used to evaluate and solve environmental problems within a societal context. Contacts with local, state, and national professionals enhance the program.Make the Earth your classroom
Geosciences emphasizes the dynamic processes that shape our planet, looking at the minerals and rocks that comprise it and the interdisciplinary study of the Earth’s surface and interior. This major has a proven track record, consistently ranking among the best undergraduate programs in the country. .Field-based learning around the world
Facilities & Support
ENE Light Lunch 10/21/16
"War is in the Air: A Brief History of Aerobiology, Airborne Biological Weapons, and the Beginning of the End of the World, 1930-1965"
by Gerard Fitzgerald of George Mason University
12:00 noon - Hackman 119 - lunch provided
ENE Summer Newsletter 2016 is available on-line!
Printed copies have been mailed, but it's available online anytime by clicking the image on the left!
Welcome to the Hive!
A locally crafted bee hive has been installed in the F&M Center for the Sustainable Environment. Environmental Science students monitor the hive and study the bees to learn more about the world-wide decline of honey bees and solutions for increasing their population. The bees have easy access to the newly-created pollinator garden.
Click the video at left to learn more about it!
Why study our Earth & Environment?
Why a career in the Earth sciences? Hear what the American Geological Institute has to say...
James Strick, Franklin & Marshall College Professor of Science, Technology and Society and recipient of the 2016 Bradley R. Dewey Award for Outstanding Scholarship, began his Oct. 20 talk in Mayser...Read More
As the women of Franklin & Marshall College’s volleyball team hit the courts for away games this year, they are not just representing Diplomat athletics.Read More
“Before the Flood,” the soon-to-be-released documentary on climate change from actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Fisher Stevens, will have a special advanced screening at Franklin & Marshall...Read More
The Pennsylvania Environmental Resources Consortium (PERC) recently named Kathy Hertzler and Ellie Ezekiel as Campus Sustainability Champions. The pair will be honored at PERC's annual conference to...Read More
Wondering how you can make Franklin and Marshall College a more sustainable and environmentally friendly campus? Join the Green Offfice Checklist Challenge!Read More