University of Vermont

  • environmental leaders

    "I wanted to learn about how forest ecosystems work and find a job where I could be outside and do something meaningful."— Eric Donnelly

    Eric DonnellyForestry major, research project at UVM forest, forestry technician protecting society's forest-based natural resources long-term. More about Eric

  • environmental leaders

    "The hands-on learning approach allowed me to integrate classroom learning with real life experience." — Alex Marcucci

    Alex MarcucciEnvironmental sciences major, watershed steward & restoration intern, valued service-learning courses, environmental scientist with consulting firm. More about Alex

  • environmental leaders

    "I knew I would be surrounded by individuals who shared many of the same passions."— Carson Casey

    Carson Casey Natural resources major, student government, research on clean energy for Vermont legislature, study abroad in Tanzania, job in renewable energy education. More about Carson

  • environmental leaders

    "Here is a cool new technology for me to jump into that combines geography, natural resources, and information technology!" — Maya Thomas

    Maya ThomasEnvironmental sciences major, GIS minor, research internships, GIS specialist with consulting firm. More about Maya

  • environmental leaders

    "I learned that science can provide you with the outdoor adventure of a lifetime." — Ryan Sleeper

    Ryan SleeperEnvironmental sciences major, graduate student in natural resources, field research in Alaska, job with environmental consulting company. More about Ryan

The Rubenstein School offers exciting, hands-on environmental programs that integrate natural sciences and social perspectives. Our small, close-knit community challenges students to discover knowledge, skills, and values to become innovative, environmentally-responsible leaders. More about our School | More about studying the environment at UVM

Academic Programs

 Undergraduate Majors
 Undergraduate Minors
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • Geospatial Technologies
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism
  • Wildlife Biology
 Graduate Degrees, Concentrations & Certificates



Monday April 20, 2015
Tour Centennial Woods w/Jeff Hughes & Bob McCullough; Meet at Centennial Woods Entrance
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. + ENVS Faculty Candidate Seminar
Richard Watts
Lecturer, Community Development & Applied Economics, University of Vermont

Richard's research on sustainability policy focuses on the relationship between individual sense-making, public communications and policy outcomes. His interdisciplinary studies centers on energy, transportation and public health.
Tuesday April 21, 2015
Tour Centennial Woods w/Rick Paradis; Meet at Centennial Woods Entrance
Davis Center Livak Ballroom

Creating an Ecologically Conscious and Globally Engaged Citizenry - Is it Time to Embrace a New Educational Paradigm?

Reception immediately following in the Fireplace Lounge.
Russell Brand, Identity Economics and Our Malleable Decision-making Process
Brendan Fisher
Gund Institute
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
University of Vermont

Aiken 102
Shannon Bell
Assistant Professor, Sociology, Kentucky University

Shannon examines the challenges local people face becoming involving environmental justice movements. She also looks at the ways environmentally destructive industries manipulate culture and identity to maintain power.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
All Day + Earth Day

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RSENR on the Move

Faculty Searches

The Rubenstein School is searching for several faculty positions, with an overall goal to enhance research, teaching, and service with a focus on sustainability in the context of global and domestic environmental equity:

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