RETUrN: Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods © 

The learning community involves students taking a general science course and a social science or humanities course with a linked thematic focus, in this case the redevelopment of a local Superfund site.  The faculty and students are working in partnership with the community to understand how a neighborhood can be reborn, meeting many challenges. 

This Learning Community became a SENCER model course (Summer 2005)

Historical Background on Alameda Point (formerly Alameda NAS)

  • Alameda NAS closed 1997 under the BRAC III.
  • Alameda NAS added to the National Priorities List (NPL) which is the Superfund site list in 1999.
  • Alameda History Timeline


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Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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