Events and Announcements
- Video from James Engell‚Äôs March 2012 lecture on ‚ÄúHenry David Thoreau and Health in Nature‚ÄĚ at the Boise State University Arts and Humanities Institute is available online
- Jim Engell directed an interdisciplinary seminar, 'Use Them All: Environmental Study and the Humanities,' at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina in June 2012. College professors from business, political science, philosophy, literature, religion, and history attended the three-week intensive seminar, which produced case studies and proposals to strengthen environmental programs at participants' institutions. Visitors included Professor James McCarthy of Harvard, Chair of the Board of the Union of Concerned Scientists and a lead author of one of the IPCC Reports, and Glenn Adelson, Chair of the Lake Forest College Environmental Studies Program. 'Use them all'--meaning all disciplines--is the recent advice of William D. Ruckelshaus, first head of the EPA, for addressing environmental issues.
- Kevin Van Anglen has been awarded the 2012 Walter Harding Distinguished Service Award by the Thoreau Society for his work on the society's Board of Directors.