Center for the Environment

Research. Contemplation. Action.

Developing environmentally conscious citizens as leaders, advocates, scientists, artists, humanitarians, thinkers & business people.

Core Programs

Student Opportunities

From student-run projects and internships to discussion groups and clubs on campus, the Center for the Environment works to create a space for student engagement.

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The Center for the Environment aims to create a campus where the community can live and work sustainably by using our natural space to educate students, faculty and staff.

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Living Laboratory

With over 400 acres of land to learn from, the Center for the Environment has plenty of space to explore stewardship, research and outreach in outdoor classrooms.

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Photo Gallery

Saint Michael's students visited the Farm to volunteer at the start of the fall semester.

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Center for the Environment launches

Saint Michael's formally launched the new Center for the Environment with a ceremony on Nov. 8.

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Nature Trail gets art installation

The Saint Michael's Natural Area became part art gallery with the installation of an art project.

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Developing environmentally conscious citizens.

Developing environmentally conscious citizens.


The Center for the Environment strives to...

Prepare students to think and act critically, creatively to tackle the world’s most complex issues as environmental leaders - locally and globally.

Evolve the culture of sustainability on campus and in our community as a legacy for future generations.

Foster connections between our students and learning opportunities in our community, state, and around the globe.