Below are selected news clippings from the department:

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Write Climate art installation covered by Cav Daily  · April 26th, 2019

Prof. Deborah Lawrence, the Write Climate club, and local artist Amanda Nelsen collaborated to create and display a climate change art installation outside Peabody Hall this week. Read more in the Cavalier Daily coverage.  

Prof. Shugart blog piece on UVA Lifetime Learning  · April 17th, 2019

Envi Sci Professor Hank Shugart’s post ‘Foundations of the Earth’ is being featured on the UVA Thoughts From the Lawn blog. Check it out on UVA’s Lifetime Learning website.

Internship opportunity with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation  · February 23rd, 2019

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has openings for multiple UVA Arts and Sciences students for summer 2019 internships. More information and details on applying available in the announcement document:

Internship opportunity with Australian Koala Foundation  · February 22nd, 2019

The Australian Koala Foundation in association with the University of Virginia Department of Environmental Sciences is looking for interns for summer 2019. Interested students should fill out the forms below and submit them to Professor David E. Smith (des3e@virginia.edu) by March 8, 2019. Announcement with additional information: Summer Intern Koala Announcement -2019 A&S Forms: 2019 […]

Clark Hall gets LEED certified  · January 28th, 2019

Clark Hall, home of the Department of Environmental Sciences, has become LEED Silver-level certified for Green Building Systems for Existing Buildings, Operations, and Maintenance. Led by UVA’s Delta Force, infrastructure and building system updates have reduced Clark’s energy costs by 67%, or $750,000 annually. Read more here and watch coverage on NBC29.

Dr. Thomson publishes Washington Post op-ed entitled “Breathing While Black.”  · January 28th, 2019

Dr. Vivian Thomson published an op-ed in the Washington Post on a proposed natural gas compressor station in Union Hill. Read more here.