[slideshow: Spring 2013 ES 300 fieldtrip]
Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary major for the student who wants broad training in environmental themes. Environmental Studies majors select a primary disciplinary focus in biology, chemistry, economics, history, or political science.
Majors take the junior qualifying exam in their home department, as well as a research proposal-based junior qualifying exam evaluated by the Environmental Studies Committee.
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Environmental Studies Announcements
Dr. Kinari Webb ’95: "Chainsaws and Stethoscopes: Improbable Connections between Health Care and Conservation". November 19, 5:00 PM, Psych 105. Kinari Webb, who earned a BA in biology at Reed, founded Health In Harmony, an innovative and holistic approach to solving issues such as poverty, subpar healthcare, deforestation, lack of education, and endangered species protection. Through conservation incentives in the form of high quality, low cost health care, constant dialogue with the community, and practical livelihood trainings, Kinari is changing the face of global healthcare and conservation. She will speak about the path she has taken from orangutan research to medical school to starting a health clinic and an environmental nonprofit in Indonesian Borneo. Cosponsored by the Center for Life Beyond Reed, SEEDS, and premed advising.
MESSE summer 2014 fellowship opportunity. The application deadline for the 2014 Mellon Environmental Studies Summer Experience Fellowship is Monday, March 3, 2014. Find information about past fellowship awardees and about how to apply here.