Frazier applies transportation planning to wilderness areas

When national park and forest managers face transportation issues, they call community planners like Jonathan Frazier '12 at the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Mass. Read More

Geology of a Region in New Zealand  


Wilderness Politics in the Boundary Waters  

Part of the annual Cornell Wilderness Term 

Biology and Geology classes in the Bahamas  


Geology class outdoors on campus  


Entomology class in local prairie/wetland  


Rainforest research on tropical plants/insects  


Environmental Studies

Solving complex environmental problems requires knowledge and expertise from the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Cornell's emphasis on the liberal arts and our highly individualized educational approach are ideally suited to preparation for advanced study and careers in the environmental field.

And our One Course At A Time schedule enables exceptional  opportunities for interdisciplinary and off-campus learning, undergraduate research, and independent projects.

$1 million to Fund Future Growth

Cornell's commitment to growing the environmental studies program is evidenced by the nearly $1 million in alumni donations and institutional awards that have been received since 2008.