From Earth Day to an environmental studies major in 40 short years

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It actually took fewer than 40 years after the inaugural Earth Day in 1970 for Saint Ben's and Saint John's to launch an environmental studies major. This Friday Forum presents a true success story of interdisciplinary cooperation as it provides historical perspective of, and the practical applications resulting from, the Environmental Studies Major here at CSB/SJU. Speakers include Thom Woodward '70, from the SJU Alumni Office, a former news reporter who reported on Earth Day 1970 for the St. Cloud Times; farmer Carmen Fernholz '65, a sustainable agriculture expert from Madison, Minn.; and Dr. Jean Lavigne from the CSB/SJU Environmental Studies Department.


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