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Environmental Studies at Bennington: who we are and who to talk to

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 … Continue reading

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Water Dialogues for Tuesday

Tomorrow, the main event of the Water Dialogues will be the semester’s Ruth Dewing Ewing Social Science Lecture.  The lecture will be given by Clive Lipchin, director of the Arava Institute, and will discuss desalination as one possible avenue for … Continue reading

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Green Design–Deborah Gans

A few weeks ago, architect Deborah Gans of the Gans Studio in New York, presented at the Environmental Studies Colloquium/Visual Arts Lecture Series on her work in “Extreme Sites” in the past several years, including brownfield redevelopment and sustainable refugee … Continue reading

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Course Highlight: Enviromental Law and Policy

“This course examines the practical application of environmental regulations to real issues on the federal, state and local levels. Environmental law, regulations and policies, and the ways in which citizen input can affect the ways that they are applied, are … Continue reading

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