On April 5, students, faculty, and members of the community gathered to hear from a panel of experts on hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” a controversial process of fracturing rocks to stimulate the release of natural gas.
History Professor Robert McCaughey takes his students sailing along the Hudson River on Pete Seeger's Hudson River sloop Clearwater, bringing their coursework to life.
Through the advanced seminar “Environmental Literature, Ethics, and Action,” students combine their academic studies with a strong dose of real-world application.
With two very different approaches, environmentalist heroes Annie Leonard and Diane Pataki are out to teach us how to save the planet.
A sustainability program means to increase awareness, promote thoughtful choices, and change habits
In July 2003, a Barnard delegation comprising four students, two faculty members, and one alumna traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa to take part in a research trip on the physiological and social effects of vanadium poisoning in a small mining town.