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FRSEMR 52L. Life and Death Lessons from the Fossil Record

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N/A
  • Professor: Javier Ortega-Hernandez
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 9:00-11:15AM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 218480
  • Subject Area: Freshman Seminar

The fossil record offers a unique perspective on the history of Life on Earth. Although palaeontology might remind us of grotesque bones, dusty museum cabinets, and quirky scientists who relish both of those things—or God forbid, Ross Geller from Friends­—the knowledge derived from...

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PSY 1017. Nature Can Nurture: Fostering an Ecological Worldview

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N/A
  • Professor: Jacob Rode
  • Term: Spring
  • Day: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 217526
  • Subject Area: Psychology 

Ever wonder why taking a walk on the beach, or in a park, or through trees, makes you feel restored and renewed? Does a short trip outside improve your mood? Although popular media encourages people to get outside and explore nature, it is unclear how many of these claims about nature are actually backed by research. Students taking...

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HLS 2359: Food Law and Policy

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N/A
  • Professor: Emily Broad Leib
  • Term: Spring, Fall
  • Day: T
  • Time: 1:45-3:45PM
  • Course ID: 213839

 

This seminar will present an overview of topics in food law and policy, and will examine how these laws shape what we eat. In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to a range of issues impacting the food system from farm to fork to landfill. In the past few years, major news stories have covered the U.S. farm bill, labeling of genetically engineered food products, soda taxes...

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ENGLISH 102E. Introduction to Old English: Landscape, Seascape, and Early Ecologies

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Fall
  • Professor: Daniel Donoghue
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: T, Th
  • Time: 10:30-11:45AM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 121946

How did people inhabit and view their physical environment in early medieval England? Was it life-sustaining or threatening? What was the balance between managing resources and exploiting them? How did poets and farmers, kings and saints invoke images of land and sea as meaningful symbols? The Old English literature on such questions, which is diverse and engaging,...

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OEB 155R. Biology of Insects

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Naomi Pierce
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 1:30-2:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 142688

An introduction to the major groups of insects. The life history, morphology, physiology, and ecology of the main taxa are examined through a combination of lecture, lab, and field exercises. Topics include the phylogeny of terrestrial...

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