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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.

The program offers a B.A. and an M.S. with multiple focus areas in each.

Recent News

EVST professor Rosalyn LaPier writes about TEK and Climate Change

Rosalyn and her grandmother, Annie Mad Plume Wall

Over the summer EVST Professor Rosalyn LaPier contributed to the EPA's Environmental Justice in Action blog. Read about Rosalyn's views of using traditional ecological knowledge to adapt to climate change in this blog entry. You can also view Rosalyn's cameo for the documentary The...

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Hundreds attend the Reinvest Montana rally on the Oval

Students, faculty and alum rally for divestment on the Oval. Photo Credit: Matt Robbins

Along with well over a hundred others, including Regents Professor Steve Running, and State Senator Dick Barrett, many EVST alum, faculty, and students participated in a divestment rally organized by the student-led group Reinvest Montana last Tuesday. The rally brought together hundreds of...

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EVST alum releases new book of poetry

Cover of EVST alum Melissa Mylchreest's new book of poetry, Waking the Bones.

Environmental Studies' MS graduate Melissa Mylchreest recently released a new book of poetry, Waking the Bones. Melissa recently performed a reading of her new writing at Shakespeare and Co. in Missoula. Small Press Distribution (SPD books) describes her poetry as: "sure-footed,...

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Grad students collaborate with Missoula Farmers' Markets

Survey boards displayed at Missoula Farmers' Markert

Environmental Studies graduate students recently worked with Missoula's farmers' markets to conduct a dot survey to collect feedback on the markets' Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) program. EBT programs allow the use of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits,...

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Welcome to a new EVST 'grad-child'

Kiki Hubbard and Matt Frank's  newborn baby Everett Wilbur

EVST can provide you with more than just an engaging, meaningful education....  Kiki Hubbard and Matt Frank, from EVST's 2006 grad class, just had their first baby. Congrats to Kiki and Matt, and a warm welcome to Everett Wilbur!

Dedication of Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home

Architechtual Rendering of the Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home

The Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home is being dedicated today, Wednesday Sept 10. Long time former director of the EVST program Tom Roy has been instrumental in creating safe and transformative living environments for troubled youth. One such example is Garden City Harvest’s Youth Farm....

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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