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.
The Department of Environmental Sciences will host the 30th annual Enviroday Symposium on February 27th, 2015. Abstracts are due by January 1st. For more information please visit the Enviroday website.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has openings for up to six University of Virginia Arts and Sciences advanced undergraduate student interns for the summer of 2015. These internships are part of an ongoing partnership between NFWF and the University.
Prospective interns should view the announcement for more information.
Enviroday 2015 was a resounding success. All of the oral presentations, as well as the keynote address by Dr. Scott Dorney (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute) are available on the Enviroday website (click each presentation for the recording).
The Department of Environmental Sciences is sad to announce that Professor Joseph (Jay) Zieman passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Jay Zieman joined the Environmental Sciences faculty in 1971 and pursued his passion for coastal environments through research and teaching over the next forty plus years. Jay’s research on aquatic plants, especially seagrasses, is well known. His studies were wide ranging covering topics from the impacts of thermal pollution to the analysis of population genetics. Jay supported and encouraged students and over forty completed graduate degrees under