If you’re interested in environmental studies at Bennington, here’s some information that should be useful to you.
The academic side — curriculum development, and oversight of student Plans — is coordinated by a ‘Faculty Program Group’. The group includes about 15 faculty members from many disciplines (check the ‘courses’ tab here; many of them are offering environmentally themed class for spring 2013). Kerry Woods is coordinating the group right… read more in: Environmental Studies at Bennington: who we are and who to talk to
Hey there! Interested in finding an environmentally-relevant job or internship experience for this summer, an upcoming term, or maybe even after graduation?
Check out the NEW ’Opportunities‘ section on our site, right underneath the ‘Resources’ tab above! The page will be kept up-to-date with work opportunities as they’re advertised to us, so make sure to check it out every once in awhile for new postings!
If you’re visiting this blog, chances are you’re interested in the environment in some way, shape, or form. That being the case — get EXCITED! The brand new Bennington Environmental Action Group (BEAG) is having its very first meeting this Thursday, February 28th at 8:30 PM in the EAC.
Whether your plan involves environmental studies/science, or you’re simply interested in environmental issues on the side, here’s your chance to… read more in: Powerful, Positive Action: The Bennington Environmental Action Group
Since last Thursday, Bennington has begun the process of interviewing candidates for our brand new Public Policy position (exciting!) and as always, it’s important for students to get involved and provide their valuable feedback. This week, three candidates will be available for lunch with students and staff, plus they’ll each be giving talks on their areas of interest in the evenings.
In relation to environmental studies, our last candidate… read more in: Public Policy Candidate Talk
At next week’s Science Workshop, Dr. Peter Ryan of Middlebury College will be discussing the fascinating issue of natural Arsenic contamination in Vermont’s groundwater.
“Arsenic is a naturally occurring trace element in the natural environment, and in some regions geological factors have conspired to create elevated arsenic concentrations in the rocks and sediments that host groundwater. Research over the… read more in: Science Workshop: Arsenic in Vermont’s Groundwater Resource and the Connection between Geology and Public Health