Learn through experience - outdoors, in the community, in the classroom, around the world.

The Rubenstein School claims a storied history of preparing environmentally and socially responsible leaders, scientists, practitioners and advocates who understand the interdependence of people and healthy ecological systems. A science-based curriculum, focused on experiential learning, inspires students to apply knowledge to real world projects. Students graduate with the skills needed to make change and resolve complex environmental challenges.

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Experiential Learning

Do an internship, conduct research with faculty, take a service-learning or travel course, explore jobs in your field, study abroad.

Connect with RSENR's Office of Experiential Learning to find out more >>

Students plant seedlings at a local park for a service-learning course project.


Mon Nov 18 Faculty Seminar: Brendan Fisher, "Biodiversity Conservation and Human Welfare: Making Ends Meet," Aiken 311, 2:30pm

Tue Nov 19 RSENR PhD Dissertation Proposal Seminar & Defense: Emil Tsao, "Thriving in Relationship: Engaging Praxis for Liberation, Learning and Love," Aiken 103, 4:15pm

Tue Nov 19 UVM Costa Rica Semester Abroad Info Session, Fall & Spring semester options 2020 & 2021, Aiken 103, 7-8pm

Wed Nov 20 Lake Champlain Sea Grant Brown Bag/Webinar: Jason Stockwell, Ellen Marsden, Rosalie Bruel: "Trophic Dynamics of Lake Champlain Fish Populations During Environmental Changes," Aiken 311 or Zoom meeting, noon

Full calendar of events & details

Contact Us

Rubenstein School
of Environment and Natural Resources

81 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT 05405

Call us: 802-656-2911
Email us: rsenr@uvm.edu