We are proud of all nineteen graduating ENVS seniors this year: they were a great bunch of students to work with over the last four years, and grew tremendously during this time. We’d like to honor four graduating seniors in particular—Lex Shapiro, Jesse Simpson, Hannah Smay, and Drew Williamson—who successfully completed all requirements for honors […]
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There’s a new course in the ENVS major effective spring 2017: it’s called Environmental Engagement (ENVS 295)—read the About page on our new site, ds.lclark.edu/envs295/, for an overview. When I reflected at the start of spring semester on what environmental engagement means, I looked at the etymology of engagement to suggest three key features: Here is one rather […]
ENVS Program seniors take two semesters to complete a capstone project. The options for what students can study are limitless, as are their outcomes: some produce a thesis (see here for spring 2017 honors theses), while others produce alternative outcomes. As two examples of the latter, Marielle Bossio and Kara Scherer audaciously push the boundaries […]
Designing and creating a scholarly website is a skill that environmental studies majors are taught during their second semester in the program. It can be tedious and difficult to constantly work on and baby the site to meet professional expectations. Three ENVS class of 2017 seniors, Marielle Bossio, Perri Pond, and Kara Sherer, have gone the […]
Does the phrase “built environment” strike you as odd? When thinking about the word “environment,” does your brain conjure up images of sweeping meadows and lush green forests? Consider this: Cities provide a habitat, of sorts, for billions of people worldwide. Many different species live in and interact with human-built spaces, just as many different […]
This past Monday, I began my internship at Environment Oregon, Oregon’s largest environmental non-profit. I imagine this sentence will set off many red flags for anyone involved in the ENVS Program at Lewis and Clark; after all, the name practically oozes classical environmentalism and oversimplification. I actually am very excited about my internship despite this. Admittedly, this is mostly because […]