Dr. Reding and studentsEnvironmental and sustainability studies is a dynamic and evolving interdisciplinary program, comprising faculty from a range of specialties in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Established in 1972, Western Michigan University's is one of the oldest environmental studies programs in the nation.

The environmental and sustainability studies program is central to the University's mission to "advance responsible environmental stewardship." We promote and advance this fundamental tenet of sensible and ethical behavior and we invite you to join us in this ongoing and hopeful enterprise.