“We are currently consuming resources at a rate that will prevent future generations from having enough food, water, electricity, or other resources that are necessary to live. Sustainability efforts help everyone to consume less, consume with purpose and conserve resources for future generations,” Professor of Professional Practice Becky Johnson said.
Romina Gazis ‘07 graduated from TCU with a master’s degree in environmental sciences. Her program lasted three years, instead of the traditional two years, because she was part of a team of students and researchers from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT). They spent two semesters doing fieldwork in the Amazon at Los Amigos Biological Station, which was extremely important for the foundation of her career.
Rhiannon Mayne, Oscar and Juanita Monnig Endowed Chair of Meteoritics and Planetary Science, recently completed a seven-week online course to receive the Informal Learning in Museums Certificate. This professional certificate is earned through an innovative program that immerses museum, zoo, aquarium and science outreach professionals and volunteers in informal and free-choice learning theories.
When most people think of Costa Rica, they may envision a leisurely vacation by the beach. However, that is not the case for the students who travel there with the Institute for Environmental Studies.
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