News & Events

  • The Nile Project – People & Nature in the Nile River Basin
    Conversation with founders Mina Girgis and Meklit Hadero

    Thursday, April 16, 2015
    12:30 – 1:30
    Paganucci Lounge, '53 Commons

    The Nile Basin runs through eleven countries, spanning ecological zones ranging from rainforests to deserts. The river is essential to people, but faces grave challenges to develop sustainably.

  • Sustainability Salon hosted by Terry Tempest Williams – April 8

    Join director Toby McLeod for film screenings of Islands of Sanctuary and Profit and Loss from the Standing on Sacred Ground film series.

    Islands of Sanctuary
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    3:30 Opening Reception
    4:00 PM Film
    5:00 PM Q&A with Toby McLeod
    Steele 006

    Around the world, indigenous communities stand in...

  • “Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America”
    Liz Carlisle and David Oien

    Tuesday, April 7
    12:30-1:30 PM
    Paganucci Lounge, ’53 Commons
    Lunch Provided

    A protégé of Michael Pollan tells the remarkable story of an unheralded group of Montana farmers who have defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable food movement.  Join Liz Carlisle, the author of Lentil Underground, and David Oien, Founding...

  • Sustainability Solutions Café

    "Investing in the Next Economy: Towards a Sustainable Global Future"
    Garvin Jabusch, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Green Alpha Advisors, LLC

    Thursday, April 2
    12:30-1:30 PM
    Paganucci Lounge, ’53 Commons
    Lunch Provided

    Green Alpha Advisors is an asset management firm, founded in 2007, on the belief that in order to live and thrive on our planet indefinitely we must make an...

  • Sustainability Minor Meet & Greet

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015
    12:00 – 2:00
    Collis One Wheelock
    Lunch provided!

    Interested in connecting your academic work to real-world solutions to contemporary social, economic, and environmental issues? Come learn about the sustainability minor before signing up for spring term classes! Talk with faculty from departments across campus who teach sustainability-related courses, and with current students...

  • The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture

    “Sustainable Revolutions: The Quest for Real Food and Wine in the 21st Century”

    Deirdre Heekin
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    7:00 PM
    105 Dartmouth Hall

    Deirdre Heekin is a Vermont farmer, restauranteur, grape grower and wine maker. She will read passages from her new book, An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir (Chelsea Green...

  • The foreign study program in southern Africa highlights the global perspective of the Environemental Studies Program.  Applications are due February 1, 2015.  Apply now at

  • Don't Miss! Jan 15, Off-Campus Academic Programs Fair, 4:30-7pm, Collis

    Are you hoping to study abroad/away during your Dartmouth career?

    Seize this opportunity to Explore, Engage, and Excel... Join us on Thursday, January 15th, 2015, from 4:30 to 7 pm.

    -Dartmouth Academic Off-Campus Programs Fair-
    Collis Commonground and Collis 101
    Come visit booths from 4:30 to 7pm set up by Dartmouth's 40+ faculty-led programs as well as...

  • Through a partnership with the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation—the first such partnership for an Ivy League school—Dartmouth’s most promising undergraduates have a new opportunity to pursue action-based learning during their junior and senior years.


  • On September 30th, 2013, students in the ENVS 17: Marine Policy class journeyed to Boston for first-hand experience exploring oceans ecosystems, learning about ocean science, and understanding marine conservation efforts. The trip started at the New England Aquarium, where students were able to observe many marine species in simulated habitats. We then set sail with the SEA Semester Program on board their research and education vessel, the SSV Corwith Cramer. During the three hour sail,...