Geography professor in ENVS Jake Brenner and several ENVS students have been involved in a study of the environmental impacts of marijuana in Humboldt County, California. Their research has revealed that marijuana cultivation can contribute to significant environmental degradation. For more, see ...
"Don't Retreat. Teach Citizenship" emphasizes the role undergraduate educators can play in cultivating civility, empathy, and civic literacy across the curriculum at a moment when such aptitudes seem in short supply. The commentary draws on insights from the book Citizenship Across the Curriculum (Indiana UP, 2010), co-edited by Smith and his co-authors.
On November 4, 2016, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan of the Environmental Studies and Sciences department was the keynote speaker for the Women, Food and Agriculture Network's annual conference in Nebraska City, Nebraska.
Fae Dremock, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, was an invited speaker to a poetry class at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Her poetry chapbook, And The Baby Gods Sprout Like Milkweed (2014, Dancing Girl Press) was one of the textbooks for the class.
Environmental journal Alluvian plants its roots on the Ithaca College campus.