University of Vermont

Meet Rubenstein People

From studying sea turtle nesting in Trinidad to studying the natural history of Vermont, Rubenstein people are active in the field and in the classroom. Get to know us.

Student Profiles

Michael Wironen


UVM Grad Student Wins Switzer Environmental Fellowship

Michael Wironen, PhD student in UVM’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, received a Switzer Fellowship to support his studies at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics.

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Jessica Mailhot displays her artwork.


Jessica Mailhot Portrays Passion for Birds, Research and Art: Environmental Sciences Degree

Rubenstein School Environmental Sciences major Jessica Mailhot (’16), a naturally talented artist, creatively captured several passions – birds, research, and art – in her four years at the University of Vermont.

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Jacqui Cardoza in Aiken Center solarium


Jacqueline Cardoza Digs Deeper into Environmental Health: Environmental Studies Degree

From a small town and high school in eastern Connecticut, Jacqueline Cardoza (’16) wanted to attend a small college. Then she discovered the Rubenstein School, a small school within the larger University of Vermont. She welcomed the small community feel of the School in tandem with the bigger opportunities found on the larger ...

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Oliver Scofield runs a long distance race.


Oliver Scofield Goes the Distance: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Degree

Although born in Massachusetts, Oliver Scofield did much of his growing up in Jackson Hole, Wyoming with Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks practically in his backyard. In high school, he worked on the Teton’s Jenny Lake ferry and did trail and conservation work in the Park. He imagined working for the National Park ...

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