Take action for social and ecological justice

The future depends on urban and rural landscapes that are environmentally sustainable and socially just.  Seattle University Environmental Studies students:

  • Learn the problem-solving, decision-making and communication skills needed to address the pressing problems of climate change, urbanization, waste, water, energy and food systems

  • Specialize in a specific environmental field

  • Engage with faculty from across disciplines to assess the social and ecological dimensions of sustainability

  • Gain real world pre-professional experience

Take action for social and ecological justice

Program at a Glance

Happening on Campus

Join the 5th annual EcoChallenge 

Join us this Earth Month in observance of Earth Day 2018 as we work towards earth justice and sustainability! 

Want to have fun, care for the planet and our communities, and win some awesome prizes? Register yourself or sign up with a team of up to 8 for the 3-week EcoChallenge, April 9-29! The event is open to SU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

You will be challenged to make simple lifestyle changes, advocate for the issues that matter to you, and learn something new related to each week's theme:  

We are lining up a series of wonderful events and ways you can participate! Compete for a chance to win a prize at the end of each week! Register here and refer a BUDDY to collect a bonus point! 


Check out the latest Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability Newsletter


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Tanya Hayes
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Kimberly Gawlik
Senior Administrative Assistant
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