This innovative degree program, one of the first of its kind in the nation, challenges students to imagine what a truly sustainable future might look like and supplies them with academic training and practical experience to begin realizing that vision. ESS is a joint program offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Science. Our interdisciplinary curriculum emphasizes experiential learning and involves students directly in cultivating collaborative efforts to develop solutions to complex 21st century challenges. As a student, you will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the three pillars of environmental and sustainability studies: planet, people, and prosperity.
Julie E. Owen’s new book, We are the Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For focuses on helping young women develop the skills necessary to succeed not only in their college environment, but also in the world. In this panel, she is joined by a group of students who are featured in her book to discuss challenges faced by young women today—and what can be done to overcome them.Details »