Latest Blog Posts Latest Blog Posts for Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management en EPM Diversity Action Statement The EPM program develops policy leaders and managers of the future. Our mission is to empower agents of change. Yet, our current professional community, research, and teaching do not adequately represent diversity. Thus, we have a responsibility to recruit students from diverse backgrounds, to tackle... June 10, 2020 Jessica Penrose EPM students tackle remote learning My name is Katt Lundy and I am a first-year EPM student interested in collaborative, adaptive land management. Remote learning definitely has... May 05, 2020 Jessica Penrose Alumni Spotlight- Madison Jarvis Madison is originally from the East Coast – she was born and raised in Maryland and attended the University of Delaware for her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science. After graduation, she was fortunate enough to move to Honolulu, Hawaii for a brief period where... April 27, 2020 Jessica Penrose Student Spotlight- Sarah Farnsworth Sarah grew up in Rancho Cordova, CA and found a passion for the ocean early on as she took trips to the nearby coast. She decided to attend C.S.U. Monterey Bay where she obtained her B.S. in Marine Science with a minor in mathematics. Following her experiences in Monterey, she decided she wanted to join the EPM program... March 18, 2020 Jessica Penrose Faculty Spotlight- Mark Lubell Mark is a professor of Environmental Science and Policy, and his Ph.D. is in political science with a specialization in public policy.  He studies cooperation problems in the context of environmental policy. March 02, 2020 Jessica Penrose EPM Alum Keara Tuso announced as 2020 CA Sea Grant Fellow EPM Alum Keara Tuso has been selected for the CA Sea Grant 2020 Fellowship. This opportunity provides fellows.. February 27, 2020 Jessica Penrose EPM Alum Lindsay Kammeier Chosen for CA Water Leaders Program EPM Alumni Lindsay Kammeier has been chosen for the year long William R. Gianelli Water Leaders Class sponsored by Water Education Foundation... February 20, 2020 Jessica Penrose Dr. Mark Lubell Confirmed as New EPM Chair EPM welcomes a new faculty chair, Dr. Mark Lubell. February 14, 2020 Jessica Penrose UC Davis Sustains Top GreenMetric Rating 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!  January 27, 2020 Jessica Penrose Student Spotlight- Xiaoyun Niu 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. January 13, 2020 Jessica Penrose EPM welcomes new director, David Bunn <p>We are very excited to welcome <a href="">Dr. David Bunn</a> 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. December 05, 2019 Jessica Penrose Alumni Spotlight- Amanda DeMarco 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. November 12, 2019 Jessica Penrose Welcome to the newest EPM cohort! <p>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!</p> October 23, 2019 Jessica Penrose Student Spotlight- Danielle Berry 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. October 07, 2019 Jessica Penrose Student Spotlight- Lindsay Kammeier 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... July 10, 2019 Jessica Penrose Congratulations to EPM's newest graduates! EPM celebrated its newest group of graduates last Thursday with a graduation celebration... June 19, 2019 Jessica Penrose EPM students showcase Policy Clinic projects 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 &amp; students as well as their project partners.  June 19, 2019 Jessica Penrose EPM students meet Former Governor Jerry Brown Last night, EPM students Amanda DeMarco and Emily Zakowski attended "Wine, Wildfire &amp; Climate Change," a lecture in a series presented by the Robert Mondavi Institute and UC Davis Library on food and wine. June 04, 2019 Jessica Penrose Student Spotlight- Bilegt Baatar 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.  May 28, 2019 Jessica Penrose Local Professionals conduct Mock Interviews for Professional Development Seminar Last week, local environmental professionals conducted mock interviews with EPM students to help them prepare for the real thing. April 26, 2019 Jessica Penrose