The Environmental Studies Program offers students the opportunity to study how humans should relate to the natural world, a subject that has become increasingly relevant as more people begin paying attention to the Earth’s limited resources and our own impact on those resources.
Environmental Studies Feature Stories
A River Runs Through It
Three students receive Civic Fellowships to explore environmental advocacy, education and stewardship of the James River.
Series of scholars will be featured as part of the 2016-17 University of Richmond Global Environmental Speaker Series
A group of renowned scholars will speak on everything from coral reefs to contemporary art as part of University of Richmond’s Global Environmental Speaker Series.
UR and VCU cohost Virginia Power Dialog focusing on clean energy
The University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University will cohost the Virginia Power Dialog on April 8.
Bonner Scholar uses her Bonner summer of service and a Civic Fellowship to explore climate change in the South Pacific.
University of Richmond hosts event on environmental justice in RVA
The University of Richmond will host a panel discussion on local efforts to promote environmental justice in Richmond Oct. 26 at 6 p. m. in Tyler Haynes Commons, room 321.
King William native researches animal behavior at Mountain Lake Biological Station through University of Richmond summer fellowship
Kayla Sherman, ’16, of King William, spent her summer conducting research on both the eastern red-spotted newt and the European gypsy moth working in the Mountain Lake Biological Station in Pembroke through the University of Richmond’s Summer Fellowship (URSF) program.
Students work with mapping technology in Spatial Analysis Lab at University of Richmond through summer fellowship program
Four University of Richmond students have begun mapping out their futures through a summer fellowship in the Department of Geography and the Environment Spatial Analysis Lab (SAL).
Spatial Analysis Lab
Student interns gain value work experience; provide community service through work in Spatial Analysis Lab
How to Build a Better BayJeff Allenby, '07, of the Chesapeake Bay Conservancy offers tips for being a good steward of the bay and beyond.
The Princeton Review names University of Richmond a 'green' college in recognition of environmental initiatives
The Princeton Review has named the University of Richmond a “green” college for 2015. The college guidebook publisher annually recognizes colleges for environmental initiatives in construction, transportation, energy conservation and recycling.
University of Richmond to host climate change symposium April 21
The University of Richmond will host "Nature, Virginia's Economy and the Climate Threat," a symposium on climate change, April 21 at 12:30 p.m. in the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.