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
Reading Charles Darwin's Origin of Species in Abraham Lincoln's America
Friday, February 2, 2018 * 12:00 noon * Steinman College Ctr.
Dr. Sandra Herbert, author of Charles Darwin, Geologist, is also well known for her scholarly edition of Darwin's Red Notebook.
Lecture and buffet luncheon are free and open to the public. Reservations are appreciated to firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-358-4133.
Presented by the program of Science, Technology, & Society and the Department of Earth & Environment.
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 our Earth & Environment?
Why a career in the Earth sciences? Hear what the American Geological Institute has to say...
Just a few days before the 209th birthdays of Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, Franklin & Marshall College’s Feb. 9 “Darwin Day” lecture will feature Sandra Herbert, president-elect of the History...Read More
Efforts by the current administration to reduce the number and size of U.S. national monuments are misguided, said Elizabeth De Santo, Franklin & Marshall assistant professor of environmental studies...Read More
Elizabeth De Santo Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Since its inception in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been used over 100 times to protect America's natural and cultural heritage...Read More