Welcome to Environmental Studies at the University of Montana
The University of Montana Environmental Studies program is a diverse, interdisciplinary program that focuses on the concepts of social change and important environmental topics and issues.
Environmental Studies Faculty participate in University of Montana's TEDx event
Neva Hassanein, Environmental Studies, and Mark LoParco, Director of Dining, on "Cultivating Food Democracy"
Josh Slotnick, Environmental Studies faculty and PEAS farm Director, on "Community Farming: It's Not about Food"
Environmental Studies students attend Climate Talks in Poland. story here
The University of Montana Student Delegation to the International Conference on Climate Change in Warsaw Poland November 11-22, 2013, included Environmental Studies students Mara Menahan, Stephanie Lackey and Sam Dexter. Follow the Student Delegate Blog on tumblr.
Environmental Studies alums honored as outstanding conservationists story here
Environmental Studies instructor Josh Slotnick has new book HomeFarm story here
AgWeek features Sustainable Food & Farming Students story here
Environmental Studies student receives national award
Gabrielle Ostermayer received the 2013-2014 Graduate Scholarship from the American Water Resources Association based on her academic record and the quality & relevance of her research.
Environmental Studies alum selected for Fullbright
Laura Ginsburg, MS 2013, has received a Fulbright US Student Scholarship to go to New Zealand, where she will study dairy farming during 2014.
Environmental Studies student publishes guide to invasive species
Jen McBride designed a pocket guide to Aquatic Invasive Species threatening the Crown of the Continent in collaboration with the Crown Managers Partnership. The guide was distributed to land managers throughout the region. See the guide here.
Environmental Studies alum drives local food/ag movement
From Farm to College programs to Food Corps and Grow Montana, Crissie McMullan has helped launch a movement. Read more..
Environmental Studies students create nature writing anthology
Led by Portland author David Oates, Environmental Studies graduate writing students in the Spring 2012 Visiting Writer course created The Natural History of Now: reports from the edge of nature, an anthology of nature & environmental writing that includes writing from each of the students as well as from 12 other writers from around the country. See cover and advance praise here.
Student Research Blogs
Check out what Environmental Studies faculty, students and alumni are doing now.
"Avalanche Basin Podcast Series": Environmental Studies Graduate Students Featured on Glacier National Park's Website with audio podcasts featuring various aspects of the Avalanche Basin. Visit Blog
Ecogeek.org: A website/blog brought to us by Environmental Studies alumni Hank Green, which explores the symbiosis between nature and technology. Visit Blog
Deep in the Delta: Stories from Vietnam 16 students, 1 professor and gracious hosts in the Mekong Delta eager to share Visit Blog
Environmental Studies Program
Jeannette Rankin Hall 106A
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812-4320
Tel: (406) 243-6273
Fax: (406) 243-6090