ENVS News and Updates
Prominent environmental lecturers, national awards, increased ENVS enrollment, flurry of campus sustainability activities mark memorable year for ENVS.
Seven Senior ENVS majors complete year-long Senior Research projects. Symposium featured presentations of scholarly research ranging from migrant avian frugivory to living buildings. See photos from the Senior Research Symposium.
Denison President Dale Knobel Signs Climate Commitment Long supported by ENVS students, the Climate Commitment sets Denison on a path to becoming carbon neutral.
Environmental Studies Students participate in "No Impact Week." Students blog about the trials and tribulations of living a low-carbon lifestyle on campus.
Magazine hails Environmental Studies course as "Farmland Protection Trailblazer." Taught by ENVS Program Chair Dr. Abram Kaplan, Farmscape examines the many facets of farmland preservation through the lens of a camera. Read entire article in American Farmland magazine.
Sophomore ENVS major Nicki Jimenez wins prestigious Udall scholarship . Awarded to future environmental leaders, Jimenez is one the few sophomores who received a scholarship. A record 537 candidates applied.
Denison hosts Campus Sustainability Conference in conjunction with other Great Lakes Colleges Association institutions.
Students fight for greater sustainability efforts to take hold on Denison's campus.
Denison Among Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers including many Environmental Studies majors and minors.
Guest lecturers and special events
Each semester Denison brings leading environmental scholars, authors and policy leaders to campus. These special guests not only give public lectures, but often participate in classroom activities, giving students unique opportunities to interact with prominent environmental experts.
Featured events from the Spring 2010 Semester included:
Campus Sustainability Conference: January 23, 2010
Annie Leonard: January 28, 2010
Juliet Schor: February 4, 2010
Stephen Marglin: February 9, 2010
Curt Ellis: February 11, 2010
Scott Russell Sanders: February 25
Michael Pollan: April 14, 2010 - SOLD OUT
Food Forum with Michael Pollan: April 15, 2010
Farmscape photography exhibit opening: April 23, 2010
John Francis: April 28, 2010