In Your City

Nicholas School staff, faculty and alumni attend many professional conferences throughout the year. If you happen to be attending one of these conferences and would like meet-up to talk about our on-campus MEM and MF programs or the online MEM program for mid-career environmental professionals, let us know! Alternatively, if you are not attending the conference, but live in the area and would like to connect over coffee, tea, or a bite to eat, we can make that happen as well. Either way, email us at to find a time to connect!
We will update our 2017 schedule soon, but for now, see where we went in Fall 2016:
September 1 - 5: IUCN World Conservation Congress, Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI

September 20-22: Who Will Own The Forest, World Forestry Center, 4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR

September 26-28: We will be in the Atlanta area and are excited to meet-up with any prospects during this time! Contact Sarah Phillips directly at to arrange a meeting.

October 18-21: If you are attending the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) or are in the Madison, WI area, let us know! Dr. Charlotte Clark and Deb Wojcik will be attending and can answer any questions about our programs at the Nicholas School. Contact Deb Wojcik directly at to arrange a meeting.
October 14-21: California Tour! Sarah Phillips will be in California and available to meet with you either at the L.A. Idealist Fair on Oct. 17, the San Francisco Idealist Fair on Oct. 19, or at one of the opportunities listed below. If you are unable to connect at one of these events, please contact Sarah ( to arrange a time to meet. This is a great opportunity for on-campus MEM/MF and DEL-MEM prospective students to have a one-on-one conversation with a member of the Nicholas School Team!
  • October 14: UC San Diego campus, Career Center Horizon Room, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093
  • October 18: UC  Santa Cruz campus, Bay Tree Quarry Plaza, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
  • October 20: UC Berkeley campus, College of Natural Resources Undergraduate Resource Center, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 260 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
  • October 21: UC Davis campus, 111 South Hall porch, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616
October 16-19: The Wildlife Society Annual Conference 2016, Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC
November 1-3: BSR Conference, Grand Hyatt, 109 E. 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
November 2: Sarah Phillips will be at the Davidson College Student Union for an informal information session from 1:30-4:00 PM. An additional formal Information Session is scheduled for 4:30-5:30 PM. If you are unable to connect at one of these events, please contact Sarah ( to arrange a time to meet.
November 3-4: Net Impact, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA. Sherri Nevius, Assistant Dean and MEM alum, will be attending the conference and look forward to finding time to connect. Please email Sherri at to arrange a time to meet. In addition, the Nicholas School is hosting an alumni and prospective student social on November 3 at 7:00 PM while in Philadelphia. RSPV for the social at (Glenda Lee, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement & Programs). Social event details here.
November 6-10: 7th SETAC World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting, Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL. Let us know if you'll be there at 
November 14: Please join the Nicholas School's Office of Development & Alumni Relations in Denver for an informal opportunity to network and socialize with local alumni and friends of the Nicholas School. Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. 6:00-9:00 PM. Breckenridge on Blake, 2220 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205. RSVP to 
November 14: Sarah Phillips will be at University of Notre Dame and welcomes an opportunity to talk with you. Please contact Sarah ( to arrange a time to meet.
December 6: Join us in Shanghai, China! The Nicholas School is coming to China on Tuesday, December 6. Join us at the Le Royal Meridien Shanghai from 7:00-9:00 PM to learn more about our MEM, MF, and DEL-MEM degree programs. Prospective students will have opportunities to network with alumni, faculty and friends of the School during this exciting opportunity! Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. The event is hosted by Dr. Jesko von Windheim, Professor and Associate Dean of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Allison Besch, MEM '05, Director of Executive Education. Please RSVP by November 22, 2016. Questions? Email us at