Environmental Studies Newsletter Academic Year 2021-2022

Major Minute: Environmental Studies

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Videos from Prof. op de Beeck's Environmental Literature course (ENGL 234).

To conclude our Spring 2022 course in “Whose Nature? Diverse Perspectives on the Outdoors” (ENGL 234), environmental literature students composed creative nonfiction essays and crafted video presentations. They modeled their talks on the research-informed essays in Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s book World of Wonders

Each student chose an animal or plant, researched its unique qualities, and put the species in context with their own identity and life history. 

Kinesiology major/Psychology minor Breeze Bartle introduces the hardy succulent Echeveria elegans.

Biology major/Environmental Studies minor Blake Clapp reflects on the resilience of the PNW’s coho salmon.

Business major/Dance minor Kei-Lynn Ono tells us about O‘ahu’s invasive coqui frog.