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 wanted to become more fluent in the natural history of the region and gain the skills needed to get my students learning outside." — Ryan Morra

    Ryan MorraMaster's degree in natural resources, project in Puerto Rico, professional development programs in sustainability for educators. More about Ryan

  • 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



Friday April 24, 2015
Screening of the award winning short documentary “Forest Man” at in Aiken 102
Monday April 27, 2015
Join the Greening of Aiken Interns as they present their semester-long projects to make improvements to Rubenstein School buildings.

Aiken 311

Pizza provided!!
Tuesday April 28, 2015
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. + Annual Sugar on Snow
Bailey Howe Library

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Earth Week

RSENR faculty share their Earth Day experiences and insights.

Rick Paradis"My first Earth Day was the first Earth Day. I was in high school and we spent the morning picking up litter around the high school building and neighborhood..."

Nancy Mathews"On the first Earth Day in 1970, in a suburb of Detroit Michigan, my 6th grade teacher organized a picket out in front of our elementary school..."

Tom Hudspeth"I was a student leader at Williams College for the first Earth Day in 1970. Our featured speaker was U.S. Representative Morris Udall (D-AZ)..."
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