The impact of humans on our environment is working its way to the forefront of national and international concerns. Scientists are beginning to grasp the complex interaction of natural phenomena and human activity. Lafayette takes an interdisciplinary approach to environmental concerns. Student learn environmental fundamentals in a number of departments, then progress through more intensive and specialized courses.



Students find dynamic learning opportunities through collaborative research with faculty, short-term and traditional study abroad programs, and internships.

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Current Students

Students share their thoughts about their Lafayette experience.

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Lectures, meetings, other events, and various opportunities are just part of what's happening in the environmental sciences and studies program.

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After Graduation

The program helps many students achieve success in their careers and further study.

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La Farm

LaFarm is one of several sustainability initiatives at Lafayette. LaFarm Community Garden & Working Farm is a site for teaching, research, outreach, growing healthy food and building community. Our daily work and our long term goals aim to build an understanding of the critical role of food and farming in environmental stewardship.

LaFarm provides healthy food to the community, multidisciplinary student engagement through classroom participation and academic research. LaFarm is located at the Metzgar Field Athletic complex. We hope to see you soon out at LaFarm!

La Farm!