Undergraduate student Tom Casper monitors a future adapted tree seedling study at UVM’s Washington Forest in Orange County, Vermont
NSF Grant Awarded for Big Data Approach to Detect Forest Change
The University of Vermont received more than $1.9 million from the National Science Foundation as part of a regional grant with the University of Maine and University of New Hampshire. Rubenstein School Professor Tony D'Amato leads UVM research to help generate and advance a critical framework for detecting forest processes and change and assist in developing forest adaptation strategies to address global change impacts. Read more >>
Dean's Message
This fall, the Rubenstein School embarked on a mission to build a new strategic vision that aligns with UVM President Suresh Garimella’s and focuses on preparing students to become successful leaders who can tackle and resolve the pressing challenges of our times. President Garimella’s vision and passion for our Land Grant mission ensures that we are poised to both serve the public good and create new knowledge as a global research leader. The focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and service to our constituents aligns perfectly with the Rubenstein School’s long-term quest — Impact. Read More »
Dean Nancy Mathews
Grassy field at Carse Wetlands Natural Area in Hinesburg, Vermont
The University of Vermont acquired a total of 750 acres from conservation organizations and generous landowners to add to its current Natural Areas and Forest properties in Vermont. Read More »
Brittany Mosher
Dr. Brittany Mosher joined the Rubenstein School as an Assistant Professor in the Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program in October 2019. Read More »
City skyscrapers and green trees in park
A first-of-its-kind study shows that visitors to urban parks use happier words and express less negativity on Twitter than they did before their visit and their elevated mood lasts for up to four hours afterwards. Read More »
Alma Ripps in front of Washington National Monument
Alum Alma Ripps '88, Chief of Policy for the National Park Service, would like to protect and extend Roosevelt’s legacy, making the natural wonders within the national parks available and well-managed for all Americans. Read More »
Dan Fredman and Liz Palchak interacting in an office
Prior to receiving PhDs from the Rubenstein School, Daniel Fredman and Elizabeth Palchak both applied for a behavioral energy consultant position at VEIC. The sustainable energy company hired them both. Read More »
Jillian Scannell
Environmental Studies major Jillian Scannell '20 has been named a 2019 Harry S. Truman Scholar, one of only 62 college junior-year students in the country to win the highly competitive national award. Read More »
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