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Spring 2021 Capstone Symposium: May 26

The Program on the Environment will host the Spring 2021 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, May 26, online.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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Summer 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Summer 2021. Also see videos instructors have created for their courses.
View full video playlist here (more to come)
ENVIR 100 – Introduction to Environmental Studies (Kristi Straus)
I&S/NW, DIV
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 200 – Communication for Environmental Studies (Leah Rubinsky)
VLPA/I&S
Prerequisites: ENVIR 100, ENGL
Course flyer
ENVIR 239 – Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts (Alexa Schreier)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 240 – The Urban Farm (Madison Bristol)
NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 310 – Data Analysis in Environmental Studies (Yen-Chu Weng)
NW, QSR
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 420 – People, Planet, and Profit in Sustainable Cannabis Production (P. 

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Autumn 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Autumn 2021. Also see videos instructors have created for their courses.
View full video playlist here (more to come)
ENVIR 100 – Introduction to Environmental Studies (Yen-Chu Weng, Eli Wheat)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 200 – Communication for Environmental Studies (Leah Rubinsky)
VLPA/I&S
Prerequisites: ENVIR 100, ENGL
Course flyer
ENVIR 239 – Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts (Kristi Straus)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 250 – Research Methods for Environmental Studies (Tim Billo)
NW, QSR
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 280 – Natural History of the Puget Sound Region (Tim Billo)
NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 300 – Analysis of Environmental Cases (Yen-Chu Weng)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: ENVIR 200, ENVIR 250
Course flyer

ENVIR 480 – Sustainability Studio (Alexa Schreier)
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 495 D – Food Systems for Sustainability (Eli Wheat)
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
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April 12-16: Capstone Conversations

Everyone is welcome to attend one or more of the Capstone Conversations (CapCon) scheduled during the week of April 12-16. During these sessions capstone students host small group discussions to share about their experience. 

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2021 PoE Alumni Scholarship

The PoE Alumni Council (PAC) is proud to support environmental studies students by providing a $500 scholarship to help in the advancement of their academic endeavors. This is an opportunity to showcase what motivated you to pursue a degree in environmental studies. 

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Fashioning Sustainability Seminars

Explore environmental, social, and economic impacts of the human relationship with clothing and fashion through the perspective of a diverse group of professionals working in academia, advocacy, arts, business, and science. 

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Sustainability Studio Final Presentations

You’re invited to the Sustainability Studio (ENVIR 480) final presentations next Thursday (3/11) from 11:30am – 1pm. Below is the Zoom link (+password!) for our class. The presentation flyer is also attached. 

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Environmental Studies Scholarship Recipients

Environmental Studies Endowed Student Support Fund
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21 RECIPIENTS:

Batoul Al-Sadi
Batoul is an Environmental Studies and Political Science major graduating 2021. She is from Mukilteo, Washington, and is currently a Storytelling and Editorial Fellow at Our Climate Voices, a digital media platform seeking to humanize the climate crisis by centering the voices of those most impacted by environmental harm through ethical storytelling. 

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ENVIR 100 Highlighted in Continuum College Year in Review

The PoE’s ENVIR 100 Introduction to Environmental Studies and faculty member Kristi Straus was featured in this year’s annual report from Continuum College! Read a snippet of the feature:
Read the full feature and rest of the annual report here. 

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February 3: Online and Digital Media Communications Panel

Please join Wednesday (4:30PM PST) for our Conversations in Environmental Communication Seminar Series. Open to the public. Our last seminar was another standout. Catch it on our YouTube Channel and be sure to subscribe and click on the bell icon to be notified when future seminars are streaming or content is uploaded. 

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