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Environmental Science

Bethel College was one of the first colleges or universities in the United States to establish an environmental science program – in 1971, shortly after the very first national Earth Day (April 22 annually).

Environmental science at Bethel

Field studies

In many cases, that’s a literal “field”! Bethel’s unique opportunities for field research include

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Jon Piper

Professor of Biology and Katherine Esau Distinguished Chair in Plant Science

smilax@bethelks.edu

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.