Environmental Science

Mission Statement

Barnard College’s Environmental Science Department provides highly motivated young women with challenging and rewarding programs in Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, and Environment and Sustainability. High academic standards, multidisciplinary courses, and training in methodologies such as field work, measurements, and data analysis, ready our students with the tools needed to think critically, evaluate and solve problems, and understand and communicate science to address the needs of society... Read more of our Mission Statement in About Us.

Program Planning Meeting
The last of the Spring Thursday Night Events and Seminar Series
Thursday, April 1, 8 pm

Members of the Environmental Science Department put together a line-up of Thursday Night Events, 8-9pm New York Time via Zoom over the past year so students could once again meet up with classmates, peer mentors, faculty and staff members on a range of topics--from academic talks by young alumnae and people in the field, to career and major planning, shares and games!  Updated schedules are emailed and Zoom links can be found on the EnvSci Events Calendar.  If you are a Barnard student who needs this link please email us from your Barnard address requesting the link. Throughout the coming days, a faculty advisor or staff member if you have questions or need assistance.  We are here for you.

Senior Seminar Poster Session
An Annual Event
Thursday, April 8, 4:30 pm

Barnard and Columbia Seniors enrolled in the Environmental Senior Thesis course will be presenting their thesis in poster form  for their Mentors and the larger research community, their colleagues, family and friends.  Invitations will be sent out with Zoom links and further information in the days to come.