Home / Environment / UF offers sustainability major

UF offers sustainability major

By

The University of Florida is offering a brand new major to students. The new Sustainability Studies” major will allow students the chance to study the humanities, social and natural sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Political Science Professor Les Thiele is the director of the major. Thiele says the major will prepare students to be leaders in major corporations as sustainability officers. The major will be offered to students beginning this fall semester. He adds the Sustainability Studies major is not offered by many other universities.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About admin

Check Also

Longleaf pine seedlings wait to be planted in 2014. Saturday's Tree Fest event raised enough money to plant an estimated 40,000 of them in Little Orange Creek Preserve in Hawthorne. (Photo courtesy of Chris Burney, Alachua County Trust)

After Tree Fest, 40,000 Seedlings Destined For Little Orange Creek

Funding for the effort comes from Tree Fest, an annual conservation fundraiser that coincides with Earth Day and is put on by two Gainesville companies, Swamp Head Brewery and Solar Impact.