Environmental Sustainability Major
EMU wins fourth consecutive Recyclemania state competition
For the fourth straight year, EMU finished first among Virginia colleges and universities entered in the Competition Division (diversion subcategory) of the annual nationwide contest.
James Souder '13 wins scholarship at Yale
Souder is studying at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He received the 2017 Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability.
At EMU, you’ll receive a top-notch scientific education thanks to professors who are experts in their fields and our well-rounded, interdisciplinary learning approach. It’s part of what makes EMU a Christian university like no other.
Environmental sustainability majors learn to truly grasp the nature of environmental research and issues by taking courses in a variety of disciplines. Biology, sociology and peacebuilding professors work closely together on environmental sustainability courses that weave forward-thinking sustainability practices with issues of international and community development and conservation.
Our graduate program in peacebuilding is also an asset to any undergrad in the fields of development and sustainability; dozens of grad-level international scholars flock to EMU each year to study at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. And many professors around campus have decades of experience working and living overseas advocating for those in the margins.