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Here in SES, our students work alongside world-class faculty to investigate defining environmental and social questions of our time. 


School of Earth & Sustainability

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SES Makes a Difference


Focus Your Passion


Choose Your Path


Be a Changemaker

Advance Sustainability

White House Champions of Change Winners

Our students won the Champions of Change award and met President Obama.

Top Earth Sciences Grad Program

Ranked one of the best Earth Sciences graduate programs according to U.S. News.


Our Arboriculture (AS, BS), Building & Construction Technology, and Turfgrass (AS, BS) Programs have nearly a 100% job placement rate for graduates.


Of SES students gain invaluable, hands-on experience through internships, field courses, and research experiences.


UMass Amherst ranked 8th best Agricultural University in the world.


Student leaders pushed UMass to become first major public university to divest from direct fossil fuel holdings.

Top Sustainability School

As the first specialized sustainability school on the East Coast, SES offers over 350 courses, co-curricular activities and research experiences focused on sustainability.

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September 24, 4:00pm
Dr. Kofi Boone, Professor, NC State University
September 28, 3:30pm
Dr. Marshall D. McDaniel, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University Dr. Marshall D. McDaniel is being hosted by Stockbridge School of Agriculture.
September 30, 6:00pm
Planet on a Precipice: Histories and Futures of the Environmental Emergency
October 1, 4:00pm
Forster Ndubisi, Professor, Texas A&M University Forster Ndubisi is being hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning.
October 2, 12:15pm
Katharine R.E. Sims, Associate Professor, Amherst College Katharine R.E. Sims is being hosted by the Department of Environmental Conservation.