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English 495 students in Costa Rica

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...]

Dr. Reed Noss of the University of Central Florida poses for a photo. | DM Photo by Logan Kirkland

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...]


VIDEO: Director of Environmental Studies

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

Rob Nixon

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...]

Four Fish book cover

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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