News & Announcements Archive


Environmental majors study abroad: Bhutan and Bermuda

Many Environmental Science and Studies majors choose to study abroad to expand their horizons and experience life and environmental issues in a different country. This fall, junior Erin Baggs is studying in Bhutan with the School for Field Studies in their Himalayan Environment and Development Studies program. Read about her first impressions in this fascinating country. […]


GECS Program Given New Name

The Global Environmental Change and Sustainability (GECS) program is changing its name to Environmental Science and Studies (ENVS). The ENVS program offers a BS in Environmental Science and a BA in Environmental Studies.


GECS Alumna Allie on the Appalachian Trail

Allie Bull
Join newly minted alumna Allie Bull {@alliesathike2018}, A&S ’18, as she takes you through a day on the Appalachian Trail via the Krieger School’s Instagram story (@jhuartssciences}. Allie began her journey from Georgia to Maine on March 13, 2018 and has traveled more than 1,000 miles so far.


GECS Intersession Abroad Course in Bermuda

The Earth & Planetary Sciences Department and GECS program are pleased to announce a new Hopkins Intersession Abroad course in Bermuda on ocean science and the carbon cycle that will be offered during the January 2018 intersession. The course will be taught at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) by Dr. Anand Gnanadesikan with […]


Q&A with Director Rebecca Kelly

Dr. Rebecca Kelly joined the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in July 2016. An associate teaching professor, she is also director of the undergraduate Global Environmental Change and Sustainability (GECS) major. Kelly holds a PhD in geological sciences from the University of Oregon.