Laura J. Stroup of the College’s Environmental Studies faculty took her Senior Seminar in Environmental Studies in March along on a visit to the office of Sen. Patrick Leahy ’61, D-VT, in Burlington to rally for the proposed federal Green New Deal.
(posted June 2019)
Laura Stroup, assistant professor of environmental studies, Richard Kujawa, professor of geography, and Jeffrey Ayres, professor of political science and dean of the College, recently published the article “ Envisioning a Green Energy Future in Canada and the United States: Constructing a Sustainable Future in the Context of New Regionalisms?” in American Review of Canadian Studies, Volume 45, Issue 3, 2015: Special Issue: The “Nature” of Canadian Studies in the United States.
(posted January 2016)
Laura Stroup, assistant professor of environmental studies; Jeff Ayres, professor of political science and dean of the College; and Richard Kujawa, professor of geography, Economics Department chair and human geography minor coordinator, have had the following paper accepted for publication: “Envisioning a Green Energy Future in Canada and the United States” in a Special Issue of American Review of Canadian Studies on the Place of Nature in Canadian Studies in the U.S. The paper is slated for volume 45.3 (Fall 2015).
(posted April 2015)
Laura Stroup, assistant professor of environmental studies, brought 15 students, mostly environmental studies majors, from her class ES 201 (Environmental Problems) to the Vermont Statehouse for the first ever Climate Lobbying Day on February 26. They were hosted by a Vermont Law School Student, Alex Gilbert, who works in an organization known as Ideas for Policy. The theme of the climate Lobbying Day was Thermal Efficiency. The students learned about the environmental bill passage process in the State Legislature, obtained career information from Alex and other Ideas for Policy members, and talked state legislators about climate change and related concerns in Vermont.