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Local Professionals conduct Mock Interviews for Professional Development Seminar

April 26, 2019
Professional Development Seminar: Mock Interviews

Last week, local environmental professionals conducted mock interviews with EPM students to help them prepare for the real thing. Continuing EPM students are now interviewing for summer internships while expected graduates are well into their job search.  Each interviewer took a group of four students and took turns interviewing them over the span of an hour. 

Student Spotlight- Nick Taylor

March 20, 2019
Nick is from Oakland, CA. He completed his BS in Biology from UC Merced. While he was there, he began working for the National Park Service, where he will be completing his practicum.

EPM welcomes External Advisory Committee

March 18, 2019

On March 13th, EPM welcomed the members of the External Advisory Committee (EAC) to campus to meet with program faculty, staff and students. The EAC is a group of professionals from various environmental institutions who advise the program on professional development training and new opportunities to connect to the environmental community. 

You can view bios of our External Advisory Committee here. 

Faculty Spotlight- Fran Moore

February 19, 2019
Faculty Spotlight Fran Moore Fran is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Science and Policy department at UC Davis. She's been teaching at Davis for about three years. Fran studies climate change impacts, primarily from an economic perspective. She grew up in London, but moved to the US for college when she was 18.  You'll be teaching the Policy Clinic next quarter.

Student Spotlight- Chi-Hai Kalita

December 28, 2018
January's student spotlight features 1st year student Chi-Hai Kalita. Chi-Hai earned her BS in Biology and Environmental Studies from the George Washington University. After graduating, she spent two years collecting fisheries data for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Alaska which inspired her decision to pursue a degree in resource management.

Aston Tennefoss' Practicum Project with the Office of the Delta Watermaster

November 09, 2018

Aston Tennefoss is a graduate of the Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management program. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington. He has worked in business and information technology consulting for nearly a decade. An avid rower, he is Board President of River City Rowing Club.

This post was written by Aston about his practicum experience.

EPM's Pumpkin Social

October 08, 2018
EPM's first social event of the year!

Amanda DeMarco and Emily Zakowski, co-presidents in charge of organizing social events for students, faculty and staff related to the EPM program organized the first event of the 2018-2019 school year. Students met at Cool Patch Pumpkins to make their way through the corn maze & pick pumpkins!

Emily Zakowski’s Experience as a Delegate at the Global Climate Action Summit

October 01, 2018
In mid-September, the Global Climate Action Summit took place in San Francisco, CA, originally home to the Ohlone people. Several speakers at the Summit and its affiliate events, including CA Senator Ben Allen, recognized and honored the land on which I, along with climate leaders from around the world, gathered for the week to discuss and make commitments to climate change solutions.

Indigenous people and other marginalized groups were not only recognized at the Summit, but their voices were amplified in the urgent call for climate action.

Faculty Spotlight- Mark Schwartz

May 22, 2018
Faculty Spotlight Mark Schwartz Mark earned his MS from the University of Minnesota in 1985, his PhD from Florida State University in Biology in 1990 and has been working at UC Davis since 1994. Mark is a plant ecologist by training but believes that conservation scientist is what would describe him best at this time in his career. We asked Mark some questions so that students can get to know him a bit better.  Tell us about your research?

I work on three areas of research.

Student Spotlight- Tiffany Hoang

April 02, 2018
Student Spotlight Tiffany Hoang Tiffany Hoang is a student in the UC Davis M.S. Environmental Policy and Management Program, expected class of 2019, specializing in city in regional planning. She holds a B.S.

Student Spotlight- Emily Zakowski

December 13, 2017
Student spotlight for Emily Zakowski, a student in the EPM program in the expected class of 2019.