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Founded 1972

Rachel Carson College (formerly College Eight)

Environment and Society

Rachel Carson College’s theme, Environment and Society, embodies the college’s concern for environmental issues within a social, political, scientific, and humanistic context.

Academic Requirements

The Rachel Carson College core course, Environment and Society, deepens students’ understanding of the vital connection between contemporary social organization and environmental change through a series of lectures, films, readings, small-group discussions, and an individual research project. The course enables students to develop their academic reading skills in a seminar format.

Educational Enrichment and Extracurricular Opportunities

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