Environmental Studies students build their resumes inside and outside the classroom.
Environmental Studies students do some really cool things: through internships, independent research, and studying abroad. These experiences help majors learn to trust their own initiative, enhance confidence in their abilities, and develop connections that foster career ambitions.
Regan Dohm looks out at the ruins of Mayapan from atop its central pyramid (Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico)
Looking up through a strangler fig whose host had died and decomposed away (Costa Rica; photo by Regan Dohm)
Two white-headed capuchins threat display at the group by standing on each other to look bigger and more ferocious (Costa Rica; photo by Regan Dohm)
A leatherback sea turtle at Armila Beach Panama where Scott Campbell did his research project.
Regan Dohm holding a recently mist-netted white-eyed vireo (Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico)
Scott Campbell visits Panama's tallest mountain, Volcan Baru.
Scott Campbell learns how to grind corn with a rock to help make a traditional Bribri corn drink in an indigenous Bribri village in Costa Rica.
Scott Campbell shows off a Rufous Mot Mot that his group caught while mist netting in Gamboa Panama.
Liz Burke never imagined seeing the Pacific Ocean and Panama as part of her studies at Ursinus.
A sea turtle laying eggs on the Caribbean coast (Liz Burke).
Liz Burke on Coibita Island in the Pacific Ocean (Panama)
Jess Lamarca inspects a well-defined fault line in the mountains of Antofagasta, Chile.
Jessica Lamarca looks out at the coastline while in Antofagasta, Chile.
The JOIDES Resolution (Joint Oceanographic Institute for Deep Earth Sampling) drilling vessel on which Jessica Lamarca spent a month as part of the JR Academy. (Photo credits: Beth Orcutt)
Participants of the JR Academy watch as the science party retrieve the CORK from Legacy Hole 504B 3.5km down on the seafloor. (Photo credits: Sarah Kachovich)
Jessica Lamarca and other students preparing microscope slides in the microbiology lab onboard the JOIDES Resolution. (Photo credits: Kaatje Kraft)
Megan Maccaroni and Andrew Williams head for their first conference (the Annual Meetings of the American Association of Geographers).
Downtown Los Angeles
Crossing over the 110 Freeway.
Not quite the motivation they were hoping for.
Trailhead to the Pacific Coast trail at Topanga Creek Park
We’re not in Collegeville any more.
Hiking to the Pacific
chapparal covered hills of California
First view of the Pacific
Faculty and students at the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences conference in Burlington, VT.
Vinnie Dombay talks about edible trees in Pennsylvania municipalities.
Martina Dzuna discusses research on urban foraging.
Julia Bull takes a break from presenting her poster.
Environmental art at the conference.
Touring the University of Vermont’s Centennial Woods Natural Area.