Environmental Studies Minor

Event Archive

April 11, 2017: (Seminar) “Clean Air: The Science and the Policies”.

April 20, 2017 (4-5pm): HPU Arbor Day Celebration

March 6, 2017: (Seminar) “Water Quality: From Flint, MI to the Piedmont, NC”

January 17-March 2: (Art Exhibition) “Food for Thought”


February 23, 2017: “Defenders of Wildlife: Red Wolf Revival” (Film and Discussion) 

Nov 7, 2016: (Seminar) “Saving the World One Garden at a Time”


Presented by: Dr. Wilson Dickinson
Date: November 7, 2016, 5:30-6:30pm

Location: Wilson Ballroom on HPU’s campus 

Wilson Dickinson is a philosophical theologian, preacher, teacher, and writer who is struggling to live sustainably and faithfully in Central Kentucky. He holds a PhD from Syracuse University and an MDiv from Vanderbilt Divinity School. For the previous six years he at Transylvania University, were he served as Associate Dean for Religious Life and taught in the Religion, Philosophy, and Environmental Studies programs, and has been teaching at Lexington Theological Seminary this fall. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).


October 26, 2016: (Movie and panel discussion) “Can You Dig This?”



Oct 6, 2016: (Seminar) “The Billion Dollar Problem of Aquatic Invasive Species”

cooke-783x1024 Dr. Sandra Cooke
Date: October 6 @ 4:00 pm
– 5:00 pm

Location: Congdon Hall, Room 209


Dr. Sandra Cooke, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science will be discussing her research on invasive aquatic species. Topics will include Asian carp, the tropical water flea Daphnia lumholtzi, and the freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbyi. Economic and biological aspects of species invasions will be addressed, as well as strategies for control and mitigation.





Oct 1: High Point Big Sweep
Date: October 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: High Point Insurance Center, 1300 East Hartley Dr.


Join community members and HPU students in the annual High Point Big Sweep. In just a few hours, you can make a big difference!


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