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Environmental Studies Open House

Join us for our annual open house to learn more about the Environmental Studies major/minor programs and upcoming PGE events!  MORE »

Expulsions: Complexity and Brutality in the Global Economy

Acclaimed sociologist Saskia Sassen examines predatory economic forms and their social and environmental impacts MORE »

Meeting China’s Environmental Crisis: Religion’s Unlikely Role

Experts discuss environmental issues in China and the place of religion in responding to the nation's environmental challenges. MORE »

Chicago Maroon: Scientists talk bees at the Field Museum

A panel focused on the importance of preserving pollinator species in urban areas like Chicago. MORE »

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Food Patriots Film Aims to Make a Change

Filmmakers Jeff and Jennifer Spitz screen the documentary of their journey to discover the present and future of sustainable food production in the USA.

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Seniors in Environmental Studies presented their research projects at a poster symposium before graduation. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors!

Can UChicago Divest from Fossil Fuels?

A panel of students and faculty discuss the opportunities and obstacles connected with eliminating University investements in fossil fuels.

Panel launches PGE's book on The Social Lives of Forests

Editors Kathleen Morrison and Susanna Hecht launch the volume from PGE's inaugural conference on the surprising links between humans and forest transformation.  

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