Students Present to Brookline Zero Emissions Advisory Board

Five students from EE 538, Research for Environmental Agencies and Organizations, presented to a meeting of the Zero Emissions Advisory Board of Brookline, MA.  Brookline has had a Climate Action Plan in place for more than a decade.  After Brookline resident Deborah Brown saw students present in 2021, she informed the Board of the possibility […]

BU students and faculty present at Sustainable Communities & Campuses Conference

On March 29, three BU students presented at the ninth annual Sustainable Communities & Campuses Conference, with the theme, “Shaping the Future of Sustainability,” held in Harvard Square. Josh Taylor explained how students in Rick Reibstein’s course Research for Environmental Agencies & Organizations (GE 532) surveyed Massachusetts communities to find out what they are doing […]

GE 532 students present analysis of Mystic River contamination

On March 28, students in Research for Environmental Agencies and Organizations (GE 532) presented their analysis of chemical storage and contaminated site vulnerability to climate change to representatives of the Mystic River Watershed Association, the Sustainable Remediation Forum, EcoAdapt, and the engineering consulting firms Fuss & O’Neill and Woodward and Curran. The students also presented […]

E&E students head to City Hall

On December 12th students in Research for Environmental Agencies & Organizations (GE 532, taught by Rick Reibstein), presented to officials of the city of Boston and the Boston Public Health Commission on actions that can develop green economies and improve public health in areas currently suffering the impact of high levels of pollution and neglect. […]

E&E major Emma Quirk rows for BU

Emma Quirk, an Earth & Environmental Science major and senior, joins the Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend with BU’s Rowing Team. The event attracts more than 11,000 athletes competing in more than 1,900 boats in 53 races and is the largest two-day regatta in the world. The competition attracts tens of thousands of […]

New Culture of Science Seminar group forming

Come to the planning meeting for an interdisciplinary research and reading group provisionally titled Cultures of Science. We are casting a wide net, including: history of science and medicine, science and technology studies (STS), philosophy of science; Indigenous Traditional Knowledge; medical humanities; literature, sciences and the arts; environmental humanities; bioethics. Faculty, graduate students, and researchers […]

Environmental Career Fair – October 11

Join us on Thursday, October 11, for the Environmental Career Fair! Learn about employment and internship opportunities from local and national organizations working to protect the environment. Attending companies include Atmospheric & Environmental Research (AER), Energy Federation Inc. (EFI), ESRI, NASA DEVELOP, NE Interstate Water Pollution Control (NEIWPCC), Sustainserv, Toxics Action Center, United States Environmental […]