Our Mission

“Our mission is to give Baruch students the tools to be stewards of the world they inhabit, to connect them with nature, and to prepare them to be leaders in a greener, more sustainable future.​ The impact of climate change is already here, and it is imperative that we act now to preserve the planet for future generations.” The Locke Interdisciplinary Capstone in Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change,…

Spring ’21 Course: Natural and Human Dimensions of Climate Change

IDC 4010/4010H – The Susan Locke Interdisciplinary Capstone in Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Theme: Natural and Human Dimensions of Climate Change Time: Tuesdays 11:10am – 2:05pm Format: Online; Synchronous Instructors: Mindy Engle Friedman (Psychology) and Chester Zarnoch (Natural Sciences) This course explores the science of climate change with special emphasis on the nexus between natural systems…

Who We Are

Founding Donor Susan Locke is Professor Emerita of the Department of Psychology.  In her 48-year career at the college, she also served as Director of the Baruch College Honors Program, Chair of the WSAS Curriculum Committee, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, Interim Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and as chair or…

Climate Scholars

The Locke seminar program is proud to work closely with the Baruch Climate Scholars program, The Climate Scholars program, funded by the CUNY Office of Workforce Development, is currently recruiting twelve (12) Baruch undergraduate students of junior or senior status for participation in the second year of the program. The Climate Scholars will explore a…

Prizes

Students are invited to submit their work for the Susan Locke prizes in environmental sustainability and climate change.  The prizes are funded by a generous gift from Professor Emerita Susan Locke (Psychology) with the intention to encourage Baruch College students, from across disciplines, to engage in scholarly activities that address threats to the natural world…

“We Are Climate Action”

  Baruch’s  Weissman School plans to support increased awareness of climate change concerns, environmental precautions and the need for more sustainability actions on campus with its new initiative “We are Climate Action.” The initiative launched in March with the first lecture in what will be a series. Check back here for announcements on future panels.