Virtual book launch

View the virtual book launch of Global Im-Possibilities: Exploring the Paradoxes of Just Sustainabilities, which has just been published by Bloomsbury (the bookwebpage is here: This event features Dr. Julian Agyeman, the originator of the “just sustainabilities” framework, as well as five authors from the edited volume speaking about their case studies. The co-editors of […]

Youth Environmental Conservation and Action

UConn students are depicting youth environmental conservation and action throughout the Northeast A group of UConn students spent their summer creating a short documentary film and photography project that focuses on youth environmental conservation and action throughout the northeastern United States. Watch video.  

UConn Phi Beta Kappa (PKB) Chapter Inductees

Congratulations to this year’s Environmental Studies UConn Phi Beta Kappa (PKB) chapter inductees: Kelly-Anne Moffa, Elaine Nguyen, Lauren Ann Pawlowski, and Sarah Nicole Schechter. PKB is an academic honor society for liberal arts and sciences students, and admits individuals based on a review of coursework and academic achievement. The full video of the induction ceremony […]

World Wildlife Fund summer 2021 virtual internships!

World Wildlife Fund summer 2021 virtual internships! Our team will be posting 30 open positions to our Careers page. We have paid internships supporting both business and conservation departments at WWF. These include Communications, Human Resources, Finance, Policy, Forests, Oceans, Climate, Wildlife, and more! Internships will pay $15/hour for an 8-week full-time position, starting at the […]

8-month Paid NRCA Difference Maker Mentor Opportunity

Want to be a mentor to teens as they carry out a community conservation project & gain environmental education experience? Become a Difference Maker Mentor with UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA)! Here are some quick details about the positions: We are seeking undergraduate students for paid 8-month (June- March) Difference Maker Mentor positions to primarily assist with the NRCA Conservation […]

Fall Course – Human Societies and the Living Earth

Timely new course topic! This course explores multi-cultural perspectives – in particular, Western/Industrial cultures versus Indigenous cultures – on the ‘Living Earth’, as in non-human animals, plants, trees, fungi, etc. The course is divided into the following topics: Religion/Spirituality Labor/Human Production Medicine/Science Art/Entertainment Environmental Destruction/Species Extinction Sustainability/Ecological Diversity All these topics are explored using student […]