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.
This fall, Brendan O’Brien, MS student in UVM’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, began a three-semester internship supported by a $15,000 award from Casella Resource Solutions to conduct his research on soil amendment products produced through organics recycling strategies. His work is well-timed with ...
Like many budding scientists, I was first inspired to pursue study in an environmental field by an exceptional high school teacher. Wanting to do the same for young learners, I entered the field of science education post-college, in which I taught in both formal and informal settings. Preparing students to face the challenges our ...
In the fall of 2015, I worked as a research assistant on the UVM Off-Campus Energy Study. The study, run by Rubenstein School Ph.D. candidates Dan Fredman and Elizabeth Palchak, examines how monetary incentives and real-time feedback influence electricity customer behavior. I contributed to the study in three ways: assisting in ...
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.