University of Vermont

  • environmental leaders

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

    Eric DonnellyForestry major, senior research project at UVM research 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 could get the environmental science and policy education I was looking for, and 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

    "It wasn't until my sophomore year that I learned about GIS. I thought to myself, '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 does not only need to take place in a lab, but it 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...

Academic Programs

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



Thursday March 26, 2015
Please join us for our 8th annual Blackboard Jungle Symposium, Inclusive Excellence at UVM: Building Our Collective Capacities, on March 26 & 27, 2015. A provocative kickoff keynote presentation and panel discussion on Real Talk About the N-Word and Other Oppressive Language will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Dudley H. Davis Center. This presentation will feature keynote speaker Dr. Emily Bernard and panelists Dr. Lokangaka Losambe, Dr. Sarah Turner and Dr. Maeve Eberhardt. This event is free and open to the public.
Friday March 27, 2015
Eagles and Waterfowl with Bryan Pfeiffer

To reserve a spot contact Shelby at

Depart from Jeffords Hall lobby.
Reservation and fee required.
Gund Institute Conference Room (Johnson House - 617 Main St).

Monday March 30, 2015

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RSENR on the Move

Open Faculty Positions

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:

  • 3 Tenure-Track Positions (rank open) in Sustainability Studies and Global Environmental Equity, including Director of the Environmental Program (CLOSED)
  • Assistant Professor in Ecological Design of Sustainable Systems (review of applications begins Feb 2, 2015) (PDF)

UVM is located in Burlington, the largest city in Vermont, with an increasingly ethnically and culturally diverse population. The mission of RSENR is to understand, nurture, and enrich the interdependence of people with healthy ecological systems.

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