Environment Corps

UConn Environment Corps

Connecting Students to Communities Riverfront climate resilience. Low impact development practices to reduce stormwater runoff. Brownfields redevelopment grant proposals. Forest resilience planning. The impact of sea level rise on marinas. What do all these things have in common? They are all the focus of projects conducted for Connecticut communities by undergraduates enrolled in the Environment […]

E-Corps Two-Part Workshop at the UConn Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Please join your UConn colleagues for two one-hour virtual CETL workshops in April on: The Environment Corps: an engaged scholarship model that combines classroom instruction, service learning, and Extension (an act in two parts) Workshop Description: A partnership at UConn that reaches across college and departmental lines is engaged in a project that seeks to […]

Connecting Towns and UConn Students

UConn received a $2.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand and study a new public engagement program that combines teaching, service learning, and Extension outreach. The program is called the Environment Corps and focuses on using STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills to address important environmental issues like climate adaptation, brownfields […]

Free Environmental Webinar Series from UConn CLEAR

The UConn Center for Land Use Education and Research is offering free webinars. Here is the schedule for the next three weeks:   WEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 2020 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM UConn Environment Corps: Harnessing Student Power to Help Towns Chet Arnold, CLEAR Director THURSDAY MARCH 26, 2020 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Emergency […]