Sustainability Studies @ RPI - Home
Sustainability Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bridges social scientific and technoscientific dimensions of environmental issues through interdisciplinary research and education. Within the Department of Science and Technology Studies, Sustainability Studies combines interdisciplinary research on complex environmental problems with education directed at implementing solutions. It draws on the department’s experience with research on risk and public participation, environment and social movements, sociotechnical systems and design, and environmental regulation, as well as its renowned interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Design, Innovation, and Society. Currently, Sustainability Studies at Rensselaer includes an undergraduate minor in STS and graduate research in STS. Additional program offerings are planned.
Check out the Fall 2011 course offerings here.
Rensselaer’s STS Department now offers an undergraduate minor in Sustainability Studies.
With support from Rensselaer's Office of E*ntrepreneurship, the STS Dept. has launched a new website for Sustainability Entrepreneurship.