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Fisher-Wirth Chosen as Fellow of Black Earth Institute

Ann Fisher-Wirth, professor of English and director of the environmental studies program at the University of … [Read More...]

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University Celebrates Green Week April 21-24

Events include lectures, a film and annual Sustainability Fair April 20, 2015  |  By LYDIA HAYES The University of … [Read More...]


A Message From the Environmental Studies Director

Ann Fisher-Wirth, professor of English and director of the Environmental Studies Minor,  delivered the 2015 Honors … [Read More...]

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En Costa Rica

Photos and words by students in the English 495 class in Costa Rica with Ann Fisher-Wirth, director of Environmental … [Read More...]

Dean Douglass Sullivan-Gonzalez presents Joe Bell with his Barksdale Award.

Barksdale Award Winner Eager to Experience Life in ‘the Margins’

Joe Bell to spend time with cowboys on two continents FEBRUARY 13, 2015 A University of Mississippi student … [Read More...]

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Conservation Specialist Lectures at Overby

February 20, 2015  |  Courtesy of The Daily Mississippian Reed Noss, a professor of conservation biology at the … [Read More...]


Environmental Studies Seminar Series

On Feb. 19, 2015 at 7PM in the Overby Center Auditorium, Reed Noss, professor of conservation biology at the University … [Read More...]


Student’s ENVS Independent Study Success

"As a result of Sara Douglass' ENVS independent study last spring, the City of Oxford adopted a new Complete Streets … [Read More...]


TANZANIA STUDY ABROAD: Culture, Ecology & Youth, May 10-June 15, 2015

Lions, Hippos, and Elephants, Oh My! SIGN UP NOW! INFORMATION Tuesday, Feb. 3, 17, 24 (10-1) Student Union PSY or … [Read More...]


New course offered by Professor Jason Hoeksema

Ecology and Evolution of Sky Island Biodiversity counts for credit for either BISC 479 or ENVS 399. Please … [Read More...]


Student Receives Udall Scholarship Honorable Mention

University of Mississippi Public Policy Leadership major Kendall McDonald, who has worked on campus environmental issues … [Read More...]

Professor Fisher-Wirth receives the 2014 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award from Chancellor Jones.

VIDEO: Director of Environmental Studies

Ann Fisher-Wirth,  professor of English, discusses her work as director of the Environmental Studies minor. … [Read More...]

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UM Hosts Annual Green Week Celebration April 22-25

The University of Mississippi’s sixth annual Green Week celebration kicks off on Earth Day (April 22) with the goal of … [Read More...]

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Environmental Studies Film & Lecture Series

Last Call at the Oasis, about the world water crisis, will screen on March 19 at 7PM in the Overby Center Auditorium. … [Read More...]

Maasai Moran (Warriors) learn to use the digital camera for photovoice research.

In and Out of Africa

Laura Johnson, associate professor of psychology, has been in and out of countries in East Africa since her junior year … [Read More...]

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