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Environment / Sustainability

SOGES open house for faculty and staff April 30

April 21, 2009

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability is an umbrella organization that encompasses all environmental education and research at Colorado State. They are holding an open house on Thursday, April 30 in Johnson Hall, Room 108.

SOGES open house
Thursday, April 30
3:30 p.m.
Johnson Hall, Room 108

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability cordially invites faculty & staff  to attend the School's open house event on Thursday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m. in 108 Johnson Hall. All are welcome.

In July of 2008, Colorado State University  unveiled plans for the state's first School of Global Environmental Sustainability to streamline the university's internationally recognized environmental research and to prepare students for the growing "green" workforce. 

Umbrella organization

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability is an umbrella organization that encompasses all environmental education and research at the university. World-leading environmental researcher Diana Wall will serve as founding director of the school. The school will begin offering new courses as early as 2010. 

Courses will prepare students to work in the areas of: 

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Climate and atmospheric change
  • Land use change
  • Society and environment
  • Sustainable enterprise
  • Geospatial science
  • Public policy
  • Soils and carbon cycling
  • Human, plant, and animal disease
  • Crops and global food economies
  • Water management
  • Economic issues including carbon offsets
  • Land and forest conservation and management
  • Renewable and sustainable energy technologies

2008 press release about SOGES


Contact: Patrick Canavan
E-mail: patrick.canavan@colostate.edu
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