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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...]


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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Croft Visiting Speaker: Are Pesticides & Herbicides Necessary to Feed the World?

March 19, Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107), 4PM Leonard Gianessi, consultant to the CropLife Foundation, will … [Read More...]

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LECTURE—Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

Feb. 24, 7PM, Fulton Chapel---New York Times best selling author Paul Greenberg will discuss how the numbers of fish in … [Read More...]

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Study Abroad: Biology Summer Classes

Costa Rica June 1-15, 2014 Both BISC 441: Tropical Botany and BISC 220: Natural Resource Management: The Rain … [Read More...]

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Environmental Studies Film & Lecture Series

On February 19 at 7PM in the Overby Center Auditorium, acclaimed photographer James Balog's award-winning … [Read More...]

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Environmental Psychology: Tanzania

PSY 475: Join Fulbright award winner Laura Johnson on this summer course where you will partner with Roots and Shoots, … [Read More...]


A Conversation with Ann Fisher-Wirth and Laura-Gray Street

ORION Magazine features Ann Fisher-Wirth's new book in Collecting the New Ecopoetry, a conversation on the publication's … [Read More...]


Professor Ethridge Wins Southern Anthropological Society Award

Robbie Ethridge's book, From Chicaza to Chickasaw, won the Mooney Award from the Southern Anthropological … [Read More...]

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Environmental Studies Student Becomes UM’s Second Udall Scholar

When Taylor Cook walked into the chancellor’s office at the University of Mississippi, she was not expecting to see a … [Read More...]

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