What's Happening

Research & Internships
Summer scholar research projects completed in the environmental studies department in Summer 2020.
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Mountains
Student News
For his first longform journalism story, Ryan Strother '17, an English and environmental studies double major, headed north.
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Doane Admin Building
Denison University announces faculty who have been promoted to full professor.
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Abram Kaplan
Denison University announces the inaugural appointment of the Anne Powell Riley Endowed Professorship for Environmental Studies.
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Blue Whale
Climate change is reshaping global biodiversity. Species are responding to changing temperatures on the land and in the ocean.
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Rachel Weaver '20
Students
Rachel Weaver '20 shares a reflection of her time at Denison.
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Anna Spain Bradley '99
University of Colorado Law School Professor Anna Spain Bradley '99 has been elected to Council on Foreign Relations.
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Alumni
Composer Matt Morton '99 shares his inside view from the making of "Apollo 11."
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Research & Internships
The Sustainability Professionals Initiative gives students practical skills to land a job and lead toward positive social and environmental impacts.
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Faculty
The Environmental Studies Program invites applications for a two-year, full time, non-tenure track position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level.
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Prof Aguilar with two students at COSI
Faculty
Prof. Olivia Aguilar presented at COSI's Color of Science Program. Biology students attended with Prof. Ayana Hinton.
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River Warbler in its natural habitat
Biodiversity is changing at different rates across the globe, according to a team of international researchers, including Prof. Sarah Supp.
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Lily Gross '19
Change-maker Lily Gross '19 is working with Bon Appetit, creating positive change by educating consumers and supporting more sustainable products.
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Elena Meth
Elena Meth '19 is selected as Denison's Recent Student Trustee.
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Michael Angelo ’19 honored with Charles J. Ping Student Service Award.
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Fan Hold by Abram W. Kaplan
The Ohio Arts Council (OAC) has recognized two Denison professors for their accomplishment in arts with Individual Excellence Awards of $5,000.
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Exhibitions
A juried student photography exhibition caps "Confronting Climate Change through Photography" class.
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Dr. Melanie Meinzer
Faculty
Dr. Meinzer enjoys working in the Environmental Studies Program at Denison because it provides a close-knit community.
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Prof. Olivia Aguilar
Faculty
First in her family to go to college, Prof. Olivia Aguilar developed a love of science and the environment - now she teaches both to her students.
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Eating dinner outside
Service & Awareness
Denison’s solar array and pollinator habitat inspired a “Pollinator-theme” dinner at the site.
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Prof. Olivia Aguilar
Prof. Aguilar uses a "community of practice" framework to encourage participation and engagement.
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Max Howes '17
Alumni
Environmental studies major and geosciences minor, Max Howes '17 has been named as Conserving Carolina’s volunteer coordinator.
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Doug Spieles
Faculty
Doug Spieles, professor of environmental studies, has written a new book that looks at environmentalism through a range of human values.
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Rebecca Homan
Faculty
Asso. Prof. Rebecca Homan turned her love of animals into a career as a professor and researcher specializing in amphibians and reptiles.
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Students in group photo
Announcements & Updates
Students learn through unique courses that incorporate a significant donation to a local organization.
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people on a boat in diving gear
Alumni
Writer and fisherman Ryan Strother '17 moved to New York as a freelance publicist for New York Sea Grant. He's catching fish - in the East River.
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Doug Spieles
Faculty
Doug Spieles's premise is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution.
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Caitlin H. Schroering
Alumni
Society for the Study of Social Problems - La Vía Campesina and Standing Rock: Possibilities for Food, Water, and Climate Justice Amidst Global Expulsions
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Olivia Aguilar
Faculty
Environmental Studies Professor Olivia Aguilar on the contributions of environmental education to urban sustainability.
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icecream cone
Alumni
Tom Seiter '08 is living his dream, making ice cream from all local ingredients - including milk from his own cows.
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Summer Scholars 2020

Summer scholar research projects completed in the environmental studies department in Summer 2020.

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