The solar panels installed on the Anderson Student Center will not only reduce energy costs but also serve as a learning tool for several classes.
Senior Jenna Ness' research looks at climate change attitudes and behavior and asks if they are influenced by psychological distance and goals for taking action.
Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.
Dr. Christopher Wells of Macalester gave the lecture at St. Thomas March 4.
Environmental History Professor to Discuss Society’s Dependence on Automobiles in Lecture Here March 4
Macalester’s Christopher Wells is author of “Car Country: An Environmental History.” The talk is free and open to all.
Climate-Change Expert Bill McKibben Coming to UST and Macalester Feb. 20-21 for Programs ‘Celebrating and Preserving Winter’
What’s happening to our winters? McKibben will speak at both schools on his way to ski the Birkebeiner in Wisconsin. The lectures are free and open to all.
Chemistry professor Kristine Wammer studies the effects of pharmaceuticals in the environment. "I am a 'farm kid.' I grew up on a corn and soybean farm in southern Minnesota that truly was the middle of nowhere, with the nearest town (Butternut) having a population that hovered around a dozen. Having no kids nearby meant that my brother Todd and I had to come up with creative – if slightly dangerous – ways to entertain ourselves."