Many exciting opportunities are available to students through Hiram's Environmental Studies Program. 

For starters, the program offers a variety of courses and experiences that are:

  • Integrative and solution-oriented
  • Hands-on and field-based
  • Individualized to suit a student's own interests and goals
  • Self-directed and self-motivated
  • Challenging and empowering

Hiram's unique opportunities and facilities on- and off-campus further support student learning in Environmental Studies:

  • TREE House - The Teaching, Research, and Environmental Engagement House, a sustainable renovation project involving student and community participation, will soon hold Environmental Studies faculty offices, classrooms, and public demonstration space. 
  • SEED Scholars Program- Opportunities to become Sustainability, Environment, and Engaged Design Scholars are available each year to Hiram students of all majors.
  • Hiram College Field Station - Just two miles from campus, this extensive property boasts mature forest, a coldwater stream, young forest, old field, permanent and temporary ponds, a student residence, lab and teaching buildings, and a Studio Barn for creative work.
  • Northwoods Field Station - Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in Hiawatha National Forest just below Lake Superior.
  • Study Abroad/Away Opportunities - Environmental Studies students take advantage of opportunities to study with Hiram faculty in exciting places like Bhutan, Zambia, Galapagos, Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Smokey Mountains.
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