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
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ENE '17 graduate attends United Nations conference on Biodiversity
Lea Senft '17 joined Elizabeth De Santo, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, at the fifth plenary session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in Bonn, Germany. Read about her experience here.
ENE Researchers trace source of The Bubble in Boiling Springs, PA
Jake Longenecker '17, along with Professor Bob Walter and Adjunct Assistant Professor Tim Bechtel, has been investigating the mysterious source of The Bubble for several years. Their surprising findings are available at AGU Publications:
Read more about their project in the F&M "Diplomat".
ENE Summer Newsletter 2017
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ENE Winter Newsletter 2016-2017
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Why study our Earth & Environment?
Why a career in the Earth sciences? Hear what the American Geological Institute has to say...
Peter Marra, Ph.D. Center Head of the Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Institution Peter Marra...Read More
Life Science 142 Bonchek Lecture Hall
"Searching for Answers on a Warming Planet: Why We May Need Climate Engineering" Artificially...Read More
“We don’t live in a time when there is just one urgent crisis,” Klein told a large turnout for F&M's Sept. 14 Common Hour. “We live in a time of overlapping and intersecting crises.”Read More
You are invited to attend a reception for Common Hour speaker Naomi Klein immediately following her talk in the Center for the Sustainable Environment's Community Outreach Room.Read More
Exelon Generation will be hosting its annual “Three-Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station Community Information Night” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 7 for the general public.Read More