Environmental Studies and Sciences

The Environmental Studies & Sciences Program at Rhodes College offers an innovative curriculum that allows students to combine study in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and fine arts. The program encourages a personalized combination of interdisciplinary coursework and a sustained examination of global and local contexts environmental issues from many perspectives.

Maymesters are unique opportunities to study off-campus or abroad with Rhodes professors who are experts in their fields. Here, Dr. Michael Collins and Spring Smith '21 talk about Rhodes' Maymester in Namibia.

Recently Prof. Jennifer Sciubba interviewed Dr. Cary Fowler about his work to conserve crop diversity. The Steve and Riea Lainoff Crop Trust Fellowship in Honor of Cary Fowler provides funding for a recent Rhodes College graduate to work at the Crop Trust in Bonn, Germany for 12 months after graduation.