The Environmental Studies & Sciences Program at Rhodes College prepares students to be leaders in the 21st century world in which environmental questions are becoming increasingly crucial to the future of our society. The program 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.
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.