Ben Carsner



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    Course Summary



    Senior Capstone

    Our main work in ENVS 400 involves a senior capstone: an original, interdisciplinary environmental research project, resulting in a thesis or other outcome. The page linked above provides more information on my senior capstone.

  • Course Posts

    Saying Goodbye

    May 13, 2020

    “What are my final thoughts on what I learned this year as a result of my capstone?” I don’t want this to sound bad but my first final thought is that thankfully it’s over. I don’t mean this to be rude but more as a reflection on the many ups […]

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    Looking to the Past

    May 13, 2020

    “How has my capstone benefitted from my general preparation as an ENVS major?” My initial reaction to this question is to be snooty and say that my capstone benefits in every way for my time in ENVS as it grew directly out of my academic career. However, the more I […]

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    Looking Ahead

    May 13, 2020

    “Where might my capstone take me in the future?” I think a lot of seniors are in the same boat at me at the moment, and that is that we don’t know where we’re going to end up. Well, I would like to pretend that I even know what city […]

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    An Evolution Of Ideas

    May 13, 2020

    “How has the way I understand/communicate my capstone evolved over this semester or year?” Out of all the seniors in the ENVS program, my capstone has had one of the more dramatic changes in the last year. I have spent the last couple years looking into the role of urban […]

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