Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences
Class of 2018
What book would you recommend and why?
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. This book is inspirational, showing people can make changes to environmental laws and regulations.
What is your favorite quote?
"Not all those who wander are lost." - J. R. R. Tolkien
What do you love most about your major? And, how will it help you reach your career
I love how the program is split into specializations and provides a broad understanding of the environment. You’re exposed to all different aspects of the environment from soils to handling hazardous waste. The major is so diverse and opens many job opportunities.
What makes the Davis College special?
The professors are very involved and have amazing backgrounds to help you really dive into the environmental industry.
What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved with research projects and ask your professors questions about paths you can take with your degree.
I can't pick a favorite professor. All of my professors in my major made a huge impact on my career choice.