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Environmental Science and Studies

A World Apart

Our Faculty

Environmental Science Major

Environmental Studies Major

Earth and Planetary Science Minor

Dual Degree with Duke University

International Field Courses

The River and Field Campus

Kappa Alpha Omicron Honor Society

Center for Environment & Society


  • Oysters
    A summer research project brings together a trio of scientists to consider the human impact on native oyster populations in the upper reaches of the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Drone

    From Antarctica to Belize to Bermuda, three recent alumnae are finding careers in the cutting-edge science of using drones and remote sensing to study coastal and marine environments.