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Wilderness Management in Glacier Bay National Park: Conflict and Reconciliation

This past summer, Program on the Environment lecturer Tim Billo traveled to Southeast Alaska with nine UW students for a bold new course exploring wilderness management and its unintended consequences. While there, students examined the complex and evolving relationship between the Huna Tlingit People and the National Park Service in Glacier Bay National Park.

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Empowering young women through nature excursions

Corina Yballa interned with Young Women Empowered for her Capstone, where she led a backpacking trip for young women of color to build connections with each other and with nature.

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Student Spotlight: Jenny Renee

Hard work and grit characterize Jenny Renee. No stranger to challenges, Jenny has traversed an untraditional path and become an enthusiastic advocate for ocean conservation.

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Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies students follow their passion to make a difference. They tackle complex environmental problems and contribute to solutions. Join our community of change agents today.