Students in the History of Environmental Thought class researched topics at The History Center and presented their findings Dec. 11.
As with so many aspects of global warming, however, last year’s forecasts are often upended by this year’s science, generally in the direction of an acceleration of trends toward a much hotter planet that will be inhospitable to civilization as we know it.
“I had no way of knowing who in my class maybe had survived rape, had been subjected to some kind of sexual assault, who maybe had been subjected to something they had forgotten about,” Plante said.
Meaningful engagement with the diverse community that surrounds Ithaca College could be one way that the college enhances the education of its students.
Amid many other concerns Ithaca College is facing — successfully instituting IC 20/20, part-time faculty unionization and the demand for better mental health services — initiatives to keep the college a leader in environmental sustainability no longer seem to be a priority, according to students and faculty involved in sustainability effo
The Ithacan’s three-part package on unionization on college campuses:
Part One: Colleges weigh-in on value of unions
Part Two: Part-time faculty across the nation move toward unionization
Part Three: Colleges increase use of adjunct faculty as their role evolves