The University of San Francisco founded its Master of Science in Environmental Management in 1977. Designed for graduate students and working professionals who seek or hold careers in the environmental field, over 700 graduates have received quality education and training as environmental managers.
Alumni of this science-based management program hold positions in a wide variety of environmental careers at organizations in the U.S. and throughout the world - in private industry and consulting firms, government and public agencies, and nonprofit and non-governmental organizations.
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USF’s Gretchen Coffman is leading an international rescue effort to save an endangered cypress tree on the verge of extinction. Coffman, a restoration ecologist, compares the Southeast Asia cypress to California’s majestic redwoods, and National Geographic is funding her campaign.
MSEM Professor John Callaway was in New Orleans in December to chair the Technical Advisory Team for Predictive Models (PM-TAC) for the 2017 Master Plan for the state of Louisiana.
MSEM students who are graduating this fall will be presenting their final Master's projects this Thursday, December 11th, at 6:30 in Fromm Hall on the main USF campus. A reception will proceed the presentations. This event is open to the public. Topics include public perceptions of recycled water, habitat conservation plans for California tiger salamanders, occupational health hazards from fracking, and the role of thorium in the US energy mix.
MSEM Professor Deneb Karentz is publishing a paper in the journal Photochemistry and Photobiology titled: "Beyond Xeroderma Pigmentosum: DNA Damage and
Repair in an Ecological Context, A Tribute to James E. Cleaver"