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Why Study the Environmental Humanities?

Environmental Humanities is a two-year degree training the next generation of environmental leaders and thinkers. This fully-funded master’s program positions students to study climate change, resilience, advocacy and other interests in preparation for changing the world. We encourage creative and scholarly exchanges toward new forms of environmental leadership and environmental justice.

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Dr. Robert Newman returns to the University of Utah

Please join Dr. Robert Newman, Director and President of the National Humanities Center, and former Dean of the College of Humanities at the University of Utah for a lecture The Humanities in an Age of Ecological and Constitutional Crises on January 22, 2020 at 12p at the Alumni House.

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EH students attend Utah Society for Environmental Education Annual Conference

Environmental Humanities (EH) masters students Taylor Litwin and McKenna Granato attended this year’s Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) Annual Conference, held at the Eccles Wildlife Education Center.

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Katherine Bui awarded Floyd O'Neil fellowship

The American West Center awarded Katherine Bui, Environmental Humanities master’s student, one of the two Floyd O’Neil Fellowships for 2019-20. This fellowship in honor of the late professor Floyd A. O’Neil is awarded to a University of Utah student doing research in the American West.

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Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities

The Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities celebrates environmental leadership and expression. It honors those who
solve the planet’s environmental problems using the tools of the humanities, such as creative expression,
scholarly research, popular art forms and advocacy. 

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Last Updated: 9/19/19