Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and researchers we make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. Nov. 25, 2016CHEC Seed Grant Competition supports collaborative research Two men and two women hold award giving 'thumbs up'

    Funding Innovation and Research

    Left to right: Dr. Paul Heidebrecht, Dr. Mark Groulx on Skype, Matt Quick, Stephanie Rozek, and Dr. Karla Boluk

  2. Nov. 24, 2016Handheld contaminant sensor wins Jack Rosen Grand PrizeGroup shot of students and judges

    Imagine having a lab to detect dangerous contaminants like Escherichia coli (E. Coli) right in the palm of your hand. That’s the idea behind QuantWave, a low-cost, portable device that integrates microfluidic technology with microwave circuitry to test food and water for potentially deadly pathogens.

  3. Nov. 23, 2016Geography alumnus receives lifetime teaching awardMan with white beard in red jacket standing on edge of sea plane

    Congratulations to 1972 Geography graduate, Douglas Koegler whose 42-year career in geography education was recently crowned with the 2016 Canadian Geographic Literacy Award from the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

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