College student educates middle school students about water quality testing equipment on board the research vessel Melosira on Lake Champlain
Educating and Advocating for a Healthy Lake
Out on Lake Champlain on a brisk morning aboard the University of Vermont’s research vessel Melosira, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources student Kat Lewis ’19 is exploring ecology with 21 bundled-up Burlington middle schoolers. Lewis, an environmental sciences major, is one of eight Rubenstein School students who are paid watershed educators in UVM Extension Watershed Alliance, part of the Lake Champlain Sea Grant program. Read more >>
Dean's Message
This spring marks the five-year point in serving as the dean of the Rubenstein School. I have had the honor and privilege of leading an extraordinary team of faculty, staff, and students who embody the School. I have never encountered a team more committed to excellence and student success, and that cares so deeply about each and every student. The many hours spent with students—coaching, mentoring, learning and discovering, inside and outside, rain, snow or shine—are a true testament to the dedication of the School to its students. Read More »
Dean Nancy Mathews
Bumblebee on pink flower
Research reveals that almost half of Vermont’s species, which are vital pollinators, have either vanished or are in serious decline. Read More »
Thawed corn field in winter
Manure injection and warming winter temperatures interact to increase greenhouse gas emissions says research by RSENR’s Carol Adair. Read More »
Drone view of Burton and student
Alum Burton Putrah of Measure outsources data processing to UVM Spatial Analysis Lab where he got his own start. Read More »
Ellen Marsden
Ellen Marsden receives a Great Lakes Fishery Commission award for research impacting fisheries management on Lake Champlain and the Great Lakes. Read More »
Hannah works on top of chip covered snow pile
Graduate student Hannah Weiss tests the feasibility of storing snow over the summer at a nordic ski center to find ways to extend the season. Read More »
Chris uses radio-telemetry gear
Chris Lampar forges his dream career as a student research technician on a UVM/State moose monitoring project. Read More »
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