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The University of Montana Environmental Studies (EVST) Program focuses on envisioning a more sustainable and just world and on taking action to make those dreams reality. 

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Recent News

Ben Colvin new Wild Forests and Fauna Director

Photo of Ben Colvin standing in a forest

Congratulations to EVST alum Ben Colvin on his new position as Executive Director of Wild Forests and Fauna.  Ben received his Master's in Environmental Studies and a BS in Psychology from the University of Montana.  The Citizen-Times (Asheville) quotes Ben, “To...

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EVST Grad Student Blogs from Paris Climate Talks

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EVST’s Professor Len Broberg and Grad student Abby Huseth are in Paris for the Climate Talks!  Read Abby's first blog post, "To Paris and Beyond: Climate Change from the Global to the Local" .  Be sure to follow Abby's blog to get updates on her...

EVST Alum helps with Prescription Produce

Bridgeman discusses tomatoes with a Mobile Market customer. Photo by Tom Bauer_The Missoulian

When EVST alum Laurie Strand Bridgeman came to Missoula to complete her degree, she found quietness for her life and connected with a community who cared about her. Social work and working with youth became her passion. Today Laurie is the Director of the Youth Harvest Program. Laurie is one of...

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Prof. Hassanein Honored for Local Efforts

Photo of EVST Professor Neva Hassanein

The Missoula Conservation Roundtable, a local conservation organization, recently recognized the conservation and environmental contributions EVST Professor Neva Hassanein has made to the greater Missoula community. Hassanein received the Don Aldrich Award, named in memory of the pioneering...

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Slotnick Receives National Award

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Josh Slotnick is receiving a Fall 2015 Alumni Impact Award from the Professional Fellows Program in Washington, D.C., in November for his course through EVST and the Mansfield Center last year in Thailand over wintersession. Read the full article online on the International Exchange Alumni...

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University of Montana

Environmental Studies Program

Phil Condon, Director

Tel: (406) 243-6273 | Fax: (406) 243-6090

Jeannette Rankin Hall 106A

32 Campus Drive | Missoula, MT 59812