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Georgetown University Announces New Master of Science from the Earth Commons Institute and the Walsh School of Foreign Service

Press Contact: Justine Bowe, The Earth Commons: justine.bowe@georgetown.edu Building on Georgetown’s legacy as a leading university located in the heart of Washington, DC, the…

September 18, 2023

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Smithsonian Scientists Develop New Coral Cryopreservation Technique

Smithsonian Scientists Develop New Coral Cryopreservation Technique September 13, 2023 by Pallavi Bommareddy Leave a Comment Research published by scientists at the…

September 13, 2023

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Inaugural ECo Talk Hosts Marine Zoologist Allen Collins

The Earth Commons Institute hosted their inaugural ECo Talk Sept. 1 featuring Allen Collins, a marine research zoologist. The event was the first in a newly established series…

September 7, 2023

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Georgetown Welcomes Larger Second Cohort for M.S. in Environment and Sustainability Management

Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Environment and Sustainability Management (MSESM) Program Associate Director Lindsey Jamieson welcomed 53 new members to an…

August 30, 2023

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What It’s Like to Live in the Amazon for Three Weeks

For three weeks in July, Gleeson and her team — led by Brian Griffiths, an assistant teaching professor in the Earth Commons, and in conjunction with the Amazon Center for…

August 15, 2023

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This Is Summer on the Hilltop

We’ve been busy this summer. We welcomed students for pre-orientation programs, broke ground on new construction projects, gardened and spruced up our grounds, and found ways…

August 10, 2023

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After a Trip to the Yucatan, Undergraduates Find Their Plans Shaken Up

We’re bringing students to different international sites to give them hands-on experiences with environment and sustainability issues and empower them to see the world and our…

August 1, 2023

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ECo Impact Awards: 2023 Recipients

The ECo Impact Awards provide seed funding for Georgetown faculty across schools and campuses to support environmental and sustainability projects. These awards aim to foster new…

July 27, 2023

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ECo Impact Awards: Project Progress

From pollinators to people to past populations, ECo Impact Award recipients are expanding scholarship on environment and sustainability at Georgetown University and beyond. In…

July 27, 2023

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Students Map Out Alternate Futures in Environmental Humanities Course

“The question of what the environmental humanities are is open and undefined – there’s not a set curriculum or an anthology that you crack open,” said Hensley. “In this…

July 12, 2023