Ithaca College is pleased to welcome to campus as a Fulbright Scholar Dr. Olena Borysova from the Kharkiv Academy of Municipal Economy in the Ukraine. Dr. Borysova has a very impressive research and teaching vita that includes regional environmental impact assessment, sustainable business practices, and regional sustainable development for the Crimean region of Ukraine.
Increasingly popular program gains department status. by Melanie Breault ’11
A biodiesel production facility, natural landscaping, energy audits, and sustainable food service to reduce waste — every one of those initiatives,” says Michael Smith, assistant professor of history and of environmental studies, “has been stimulated...
This year the environmental studies program received a three-year, $500,000 grant from the HSBC in the Community (USA) Inc. Foundation, the philanthropic arm of HSBC Bank. Upon hearing the news, Susan Allen-Gil, coordinator of environmental studies, remembers, “We were pretty blown away because of the amount of money and freedom to include and create what we wanted.” With this...
Global climate change is arguably the most important issue of our time. Each fall Ithaca College students have the opportunity to explore the topic in detail through a three-credit course, International Environmental Policy (ENVS 33300).
Students will experience first-hand the complexities of international negotiations to address climate change by attending the UN's Framework for Climate Change annual "Conference of the Parties" Convention. In 2009, this conference will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark.