MES in the Community

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Teaching the hard facts and soft skills for careers in sustainability

In her classes on sustainability, instructor Linda Froelich prepares students for careers implementing sustainable environmental solutions.

Protecting the region’s water resources with a balance of science and statute

Wetlands provide numerous ecological services, says EPA scientist Robert George (MES '13). Conserving them requires policy knowledge, scientific data, and the ability to communicate both.

Reshmi Nair

Balancing work, life, and a passion for the environment

Reshmi Nair (MES ’08) grew up advocating for the environment. She shares how over the course of her academic and career journey, life happened.

Zhao Liu (MES/ML/MS `25—expected)

This multi-master’s degree student is ready to make a global impact

Environmental causes need people from all disciplines, according to Zhao Liu (MES/ML/MS `25—expected); in his view, policy and investment can be important tools in addressing environmental issues.

photo of Mumbai, India

Navigating a future in sustainable water management

See how Amisha Shahra (Master of Environmental Studies ’22) found her direction and navigated her curriculum to a future in sustainable water management.

Johannes was able to design an individualized concentration that he calls Bioacoustics and Machine Learning for Conservation

Field work at the intersection of ecology and technology

Johannes Nelson (MES ’23—expected) combined a conservation curriculum with programming classes to design algorithms for tracking difficult-to-detect bird species.

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