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Environmental Solutions in Jackson Hole

Environmental Solutions: Explore, Connect, Create, Collaborate, Solve,

Work with community members to build informed, collaborative solutions to real-world environmental challenges

Develop interdisciplinary skills | Engage community stakeholders
Experience collaborative problem solving | Implement real-world solutions


Course Dates:
Spring Semester 2018 | ENR 4890 - 1 credit hour | March 20-May 1, Tuesdays 6:10 to 8:10 p.m.
Summer 2018 | ENR 4890 - 4 credit hours | May 14-June 8 | Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

This course will give students hands-on experience in project development, collaboration, and leadership, and provide them with the skills and tools to solve complex environmental and natural resource challenges. Student teams will be paired with sponsor organizations to create solutions for real environmental problems. Teams will work with community leaders, businesses, non-profits, resource managers, and agencies of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE).

Students will be given the skills and tools that allow them to effectively collaborate with community organizations in the GYE, and be oriented to the people, place, and projects they will engage with during the summer course. The spring course will be focused on problem-solving strategies, and the tools of interdisciplinary practice. Classes will meet Tuesdays April 4, 11, 25, and May 2, from 6-9 p.m.. and include a 2-day trip to Jackson Hole to meet with sponsor organizations.

Students will spend four weeks at the Murie Ranch in Grand Teton National Park where teams will complete their projects under the guidance of Haub School faculty, a project mentor from the sponsor organization, and a community mentor. 

Requirements and Fees:

  • Admission by application (see below) and interview process.
  • Open to all students with junior/senior/graduate standing or those with consent of instructor
  • Course fees: $3500 (includes food, lodging, travel, and equipment) 
    • Note that this fee does not include normal tuition rates
  • Available Financial Assistance
    • $500 Haub Award, awarded to all accepted students
    • Up to $2000 in financial assistance available through need-based and academic scholarships
    • Anticipated financial contribution for each student: $1000. 
  • Application deadline: Currently Accepting Applications  

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*course instructors will be contacting applicants for interviews (in-person or via Skype)

Questions? Contact for more information.

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Phone: (307) 766-5080

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