3 Majors:       Environmental Studies  Environmental Science 
Geosciences

Environmental Studies

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

Environmental Science

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

​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

What's New

 

ENE Light Lunch 2/24/17 - John Armstead, Director, Land & Chemicals Division, EPA Region 3

"Life Inside the EPA"

Learn about the scope of the Land and Chemicals Division of the EPA, including implementation of the national solid and hazardous waste programs, pesticides management, and toxic chemicals programs.  Get an insider’s knowledge of changes in the EPA resulting from presidential transitions, and how citizens can impact what goes on both at the EPA and in government. John will also provide insight into what future environmental challenges for this and subsequent generations are likely to be.  Students can learn about how best to obtain a job at the EPA.

 

ENE Winter Newsletter 2016-2017 is available on-line! 

Printed copies wll be mailed soon, but it's available online anytime by clicking the image on the left! 

 

 

 

Why study our Earth & Environment?

Why a career in the Earth sciences? Hear what the American Geological Institute has to say...
Why Earth Science?

The Pulse

Story 2/21/2017

Emi Okikawa '17

Environmental Studies major studies on IES Abroad Tokyo - Language & Culture program in Japan.

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Story 2/13/2017

Students Explore Energy Sources and Industry in Colorado

Fractured rocks, soaring oil rigs that move on hydraulic legs, and massive wind turbines are just some of the aspects of the nation’s energy industry that a group of Franklin & Marshall College...

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Story 2/8/2017

Off-Campus Study: Lillian Cai '17

Environmental Studies major studies on the Chinese University of Hong Kong program in China.

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Story 2/2/2017

Zayat hired for Science Teaching and Outreach

Senior Victoria Zayat  will instruct and support the more than 40 F&M students who are teaching science in the School District of Lancaster this semester. 

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Story 11/10/2016

Speaker Discusses Native American Health and Environmental...

Darren Ranco, professor of anthropology and chair of Native American studies at the University of Maine as well as a member of the Penobscot Indian Tribe, talked about tribal health and enviromental...

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