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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Roger D. K. Thomas honored as a Fellow of the American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science
Congratulation to Roger Thomas, the John Williamson Nevin Professor of Geosciences, Emeritus. Roger will be honored by the AAAS at their meeting in Austin, TX in February 2018.
Read more in Peter Durantine's article.
"Unravelling Teddy Roosevelt's Legacy: America's National Monuments Under Threat"
Elizabeth De Santo, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, spoke at F&M's Common Hour "Now Hour" November 30th. Prof. De Santo was nominated to present the topic by students in her ENE216 Environmental Policy class. Read Gregory L. Wright's article.
ENE Summer Newsletter 2017
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ENE Winter Newsletter 2017-2018
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Why study the Earth and Environment at F&M?
F&M offers diverse opportunities in studying the physical sciences...
Why a career in the Earth sciences? Hear what the American Geological Institute has to say...
During spring semester, Professor of Geosciences Andrew de Wet and the department’s research lab manager and technician Emily Wilson took 16 students to New Mexico and Arizona to visit numerous...Read More
A major milestone has been passed with the construction of a working robot prototype, and testing is about to begin on the sophisticated imaging sensors that are F&M’s responsibility.Read More
Senior Shelby Sawyer and Ted Schmid, F&M's Director of Grounds, were honored as Pennsylvania Campus Sustainability Champions by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium.Read More
Tom BK Goldtooth Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network Indigenous prophecies tell us that life as we know it is in danger. The ecological balance of the four elements of...Read More
Tom B.K. Goldtooth, the leader of an organization that advocates for environmental, climate and economic justice, first greeted his Franklin & Marshall College listeners in his Native American tongue...Read More