Why Study the Environmental Humanities?
Environmental Humanities is a two-year graduate degree training the next generation
of environmental leaders and thinkers. Here at the University of Utah, students enjoy
space to reflect on a world of entangled human and other presences. We encourage creative
and scholarly exchanges toward new forms of environmental leadership and environmental
News & Achievements
Tiana Birrell participates in Sol LeWitt's _Drawing #33_
Tiana Birrell recently participated as a student draftsperson to install Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #33 (1970) at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. LeWitt’s wall drawings were conceived as a set of instructions for artists to execute, and in February, an authorized draftsperson from LeWitt's estate came to UMFA to oversee the selected student drafters.
Michelle Wentling, first-year student, publishes in "Voices Rising"
Michelle Wentling, a first-year Environmental Humanities Program student, describes her transition West in Becoming Utahn, a piece she wrote in Voices Rising, published by Torrey House Press.
EH student Tourgee and ‘16 alumna Taylor Fulbright semi-finalists
Environmental Humanities Graduate Program is proud to announce two semi-finalists from the Program, Heather Tourgee and Claire Taylor.
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.