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UC Davis Sustains Top GreenMetric Rating

January 27, 2020
Earlier this month, GreenMetric rankings acknowledged UC Davis as the No. 1 "most sustainable" university in the United States, and No. 3 globally— for the third year in a row! 

Student Spotlight- Xiaoyun Niu

January 13, 2020
Xiaoyun was born and raised in China, she received her bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Science from the Ocean University of China. She is currently a master student in Environmental Policy and Management and a Ph.D. Candidate in Atmospheric Science at the University of California Davis.

EPM welcomes new director, David Bunn

December 05, 2019

We are very excited to welcome Dr. David Bunn as the new Director of the Environmental Policy and Management program. Since 2015, Bunn served as Director of the California Department of Conservation, managing a staff of over 600 scientists and professionals to promote the judicious use and conservation of energy, land and mineral resources.

Alumni Spotlight- Amanda DeMarco

November 12, 2019
Amanda graduated from the program in June 2019. During her graduate career, she served as the inaugural Vice President of the Association of Environmental Professional, Davis Chapter and the Co-President of the EPM student social committee. Throughout her studies, Amanda focused on water policy, environmental law, and climate change – both as a student and as a teaching assistant.

Welcome to the newest EPM cohort!

October 23, 2019

In September 2019, the EPM program welcomed its newest cohort of 20 students with an orientation held at the Barn. We look forward to working with these students and seeing all they accomplish over the next academic year!

Student Spotlight- Danielle Berry

October 07, 2019
Born and raised in the southern San Joaquin Valley, Danielle spent a majority of her free time in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks where she revered the studies of John Muir and developed a passion for the outdoors. After receiving her B.S. in Biology, Danielle acquired a range of experience from multiple facets of the environmental field.

Student Spotlight- Lindsay Kammeier

July 10, 2019
Lindsay was born and raised in Sacramento. She earned a BS in Civil Engineering at Cal Poly SLO and worked in the Bay Area before returning to school. She is passionate about all things water resources related. She plans to use her technical and policy experience to craft sustainable solutions for...

EPM students showcase Policy Clinic projects

June 19, 2019
Over the last six months, three groups of EPM students have been diligently working with external partners to complete their Policy Clinic projects. At the beginning of June, each group presented their projects to UC Davis faculty, staff & students as well as their project partners. 

EPM students meet Former Governor Jerry Brown

June 04, 2019
Last night, EPM students Amanda DeMarco and Emily Zakowski attended "Wine, Wildfire & Climate Change," a lecture in a series presented by the Robert Mondavi Institute and UC Davis Library on food and wine.

Student Spotlight- Bilegt Baatar

May 28, 2019
Bilegt was born in Japan but grew up in San Francisco, CA. He earned his BS in Environmental Science and Management at UC Davis and decided to stay at UC Davis to finish his Masters. 

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.