Many Rubenstein School students are actively involved in on-going research projects with faculty and graduate students here in the School. Learn more about Rubenstein School faculty research projects.
Undergraduate students have the option of enrolling in independent research courses or working directly with a faculty member or graduate student on a research project. Recent students have quanitified the effects of zebra mussles on shipwrecks, studied what triggers color in maple trees, and measured Vermont's quality of life through the Genuine Progress Inidicator with faculty in Ecological Economics. Many students present at professional conferences and publish their work in a variety of professional journals.
Past research involvement - a few opportunities to explore
- Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory
- National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
- Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology
- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
- Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study