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PitE Students Paint Murals in Detroit

Professor Joe Trumpy's Environ 464 class partnered with the Great Lakes Office of the National Wildlife Federation and the Detroit Walls program to paint murals portraying environmental issues throughout the community.

Sweetland Center for Writing welcomes PitE faculty member Scotti Parrish to their Writer to Writer Series

Literati bookstore will host the Writer to Writer Series with Scotti Parrish on Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 pm

The Program in the Environment (PitE) offers both a broad liberal arts education in environmental topics and the opportunity for students to pursue various lines of individual interest in considerable depth.  Broadly speaking, PitE’s curriculum focuses on the complex interactions of human beings and their environment.  To understand these interactions and learn how to create more rational and equitable forms of human habitation on this planet, PitE students develop a multidisciplinary perspective integrating the methods and approaches of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.



We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Program in the Environment needs you—because the world needs Victors.


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