Wesleyan created the College of the Environment with a belief in the resilience of the human spirit and a desire to develop a long-term vision of human and ecosystem health.
coexist is the blog of our COE (College of the Environment) community–a vibrant group of students, faculty, alumni, and others interested in exploring our natural world and our place in it.
Our mission, simply stated: to change the world.
Six students in Barry Chernoff’s ENVS197 (Introduction to Environmental Studies) course worked side-by-side with members of Wesleyan’s Physical Plant this semester, as part of a collaborative project with Forklift Danceworks, an organization that employs performance to activate communities through a collaborative creative process. Continue reading “wes students, physical plant workers collaborate on performance project”
On October 26, 2018, foundation advisors David and Ford Schumann and foundation trustee Timothy Crowley joined COE Director Barry Chernoff, the Robert F. Schumann Professor of Environmental Studies, and Antonio Machado-Allison, the Menakka and Essel Bailey ’66 Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the COE, on a tour of Wesleyan University’s student-run Long Lane Farm. Continue reading “coe celebrates the schumann institute”