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Thematic Areas

Thematic Areas

Climate Change

Environmental Studies prepares students to tackle the complex challenge of climate change through research opportunities and courses that foster interdisciplinary awareness and creative problem-solving.

Sustainability in Business

Sustainability in business examines the complex relationships between natural resources and businesses and the evolving roles and responsibilities of organizations in society.

Environmental Health

Environmental Health is a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines — human medicine, veterinary medicine, epidemiology, ecology, sociology, among others — working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, and the environment.

Biodiversity and Conservation

Our Biodiversity and Conservation theme focuses on understanding living organisms, their communities, and how they interact with their habitats.

Environmental Humanities

Our environmental humanities theme offers multidisciplinary avenues through which to explore human relationships with the natural world in diverse landscapes, past, present and future, considering the multiple factors that drive human beliefs about nature and environment.