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earth, land ground

Terra faculty from left to right: Professor Allison Brungard, Dr. Drew Simpson, Dr. Sarah Wright, Dr. Daniel Schied, and Dr. Rebecca Cepek.

Terra Faculty

Cultivate compassion for the earth and those that inhabit it.

Director: Dr. Sarah Breckenridge Wright, Department of English

This slide show explains the faculty team's plans for TERRA for 2015-16:


Fall 2015
UCOR 030C, Research and Information Skills, Prof. Allison Brungard
UCOR 101C, Thinking and Writing across the Curriculum, Dr. Rebecca Cepek
ENGL 112C-01C, Food Ethics, Food Ethnics, Dr. Sarah Breckenridge Wright
UCOR 152C, Theological Ethics, Dr. Daniel Scheid

Spring 2016
UCOR 102C, Imaginative Literature and Critical Writing (optional), Dr. Rebecca Cepek
HIST, Environmental History, Dr. Andrew Simpson


Terra students will build civic values and empathy, intercultural awareness, an appreciation for diversity, and knowledge of our community's needs by examining Grow Pittsburgh's Martin Luther King Field Project, Gtech's project ReClaim, Spoon's Farm-to-Table restaurant, and the Hill District's Greenprint Project.


Women resident students in TERRA live on 6A or 7C of Towers Living-learning Center, men on 8B of Towers.

Towers is in the lower right-hand corner of the campus map.