Drawing of research boat
New Advanced Lake Research Vessel Being Built
A first-of-its-kind research boat is under construction for the University of Vermont. A 64-foot aluminum catamaran, the hybrid-electric vessel will be a floating classroom and laboratory and a model of seaworthy sustainability. With two AC electric motors, backed up by two 306-horse-power diesel engines, the vessel will be able to run on all-electric power for trips under two hours. The boat is set to launch in Spring 2022. Read more >>
Dean's Message

I am thrilled to welcome students, faculty, and staff back for our fall semester. As a community, we have proven and will continue to prove our ability to adapt. I am confident that we are ready to experience this academic year in an unprecedented, energized, and especially joyful way. This year, we are embarking on an extraordinary journey to focus on how the Rubenstein School can be a catalyst for positive change in response to rapidly evolving world conditions.

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Last year our field courses went virtual. See an example in this video from NR 1.

Dean Nancy Mathews
Three scientists in forest
Advanced climate science and data modeling will help decision-makers and residents envision impacts of climate change. Read More »
Urban street
When nature vanishes, U.S. people of color and low-income Americans disproportionally lose critical environmental and health benefits, UVM researchers find. Read More »
Three students in orange vests in woods
Rubenstein School students plan for and install 464 permanent monitoring plots on UVM's four Forests, including Jericho Research Forest. Read More »
Elias Rosenblatt in a field in the Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
PhD students in the Rubenstein School, complement their academic and research programs with an opportunity to serve as Fellows with nonprofit organizations. Read More »
Olivia Vought in the woods
Recent RSENR Honors College graduate Olivia Vought focused her undergraduate academic and experiential learning on creating a path to a career in environmental research. Read More »
Andrew Romano on skis in a snowy parking lot

Parks, Recreation & Tourism Senior Andrew Romano shares his passion for outdoor recreation to raise BIPOC participation. Read More »


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