Message from our Department Head

Jess K. Zimmerman - University of Puerto Rico | Open Access GovernmentPuerto Rico faces critical challenges both in terms of the environment and human well-being. Through advanced education methods linked to modern research approaches led by a dedicated professoriate, the Department of Environmental Science at UPRRP is the only program in Puerto Rico that can comprehensively address the issue of sustainability development for our island nation. We have recently received funding opportunities for undergraduate students that provide support throughout the undergraduate program linking to career opportunities in academia, government, and the private sector. Similarly, there is a robust set of funding sources for the graduate program for post baccalaureates. Whatever your aspirations, we would love to welcome you to our department!

Jess Zimmerman, Ph.D.