LAND MAJOR SMALL BUT GROWING: AN INSIDE LOOK AT SUSTAINABILITY
By: Emily Linginfelter ~Staff Writer~ With only six students, Xavier’s Land, Farming and Community (LAND) major is one of the university’s smallest degree programs. The LAND major focuses on the food system primarily in relation to agroecology, the tie between agriculture and ecology. Since the inception of the sustainability academic department in 2013, LAND has not grown at the rate of the department’s other newly-minted majors, especially the two business-focused majors. However, it offers the most experiential and interdisciplinary learning model of the program’s four undergraduate degrees. LAND Director Kathleen Smythe, Ph.D., said the committee knew this degree would have … Continue reading LAND MAJOR SMALL BUT GROWING: AN INSIDE LOOK AT SUSTAINABILITY
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