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.

Read about opportunities

Current Students

Get to meet some of those who are concentrating on environmental science and studies.

Learn about our students


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

Read our announcements

After Graduation

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

Read profiles of our graduates


The 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.

Learn more about LaFarm

Contact Us

Dru Germanoski
Van Wickle 201
(610) 330-5196

Kira Lawrence
Van Wickle 102
(610) 330-5194