ESSYI: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Youth Education in Environmental Studies
HMM producer Anna Steltenkamp speaks with Jim MaKinster, director of the Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute (ESSYI) at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. ESSYI is a two-week, college-level interdisciplinary summer program that introduces high-school students to environmental issues and interdisciplinary techniques for addressing environmental problems. Listen in to learn about this program, as well as the importance of youth education and leadership development in environmental studies.
For more information, visit: essyi.hws.edu