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Department of Earth and Environmental Systems

Wittman Speaker Series
Inaugural Presentation this Friday!
February 17th  Dr. Richard Potts, Peter Buck Chair in Human Origins at the National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution.
Richard Potts
Friday February 17th
4 p.m.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Systems provides students with the opportunity to explore a wide range of environmental, earth, and human systems. Anthropologists, geographers, and geologists, investigate fundamental questions that relate directly to the mechanics of the Earth’s physical processes, the spatial organization of societies, the study of human diversity, and the interaction between people and their environment. The department offers environmentally focused interdisciplinary degrees as well as traditional training in anthropology, geography, and geology. The department emphasizes experiential learning and facilitates student engagement in research.