Student Organizations

The School has many student-run interest groups. Current student groups include the Africa SIG; Asia (ASIA) SIG; Built Environment and the Environment (BE2); Business and Environment Club SIG (joint with the School of Management); the Climate Change SIG; the Coalition for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (CAFÉ); Conservation Finance SIG; Economic Consideration of Nature (ECON); Energy SIG; Environmental Data Science at Yale (EDSY); Environmental Justice at Yale (EJAY); Environmental Media & Arts; Ethnobotany and Economic Botany Student Interest Group (STIGMA); Fire Ecology & Management; the Forestry Club (FC); Fresh & Salty SIG; Grounded; Health and Environment at Yale (HEY); the Industrial Environmental Management and Energy Group (IEME); a student chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF); Land Use and Urban Coalition at Yale (LUUCY); the Latin American SIG (LA SIG); LoggeRhythms; Natural Resources Extraction (NRX); Out in the Woods (OIW); Outdoor Rec Industry; PhD SIG; ROOTS SIG; SCOPE—the Research SIG; the Yale chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (CONBIO); a student chapter of the Society of American Foresters (SAF); Southern SIG; the Spatial Collective; Sustainable Innovation, Finance and Entrepreneurship (SIFE); Toxics SIG; WESTIES; Yale Environment Women (YEW); the YSE Politics SIG; and the Student Affairs Committee (SAC). The activities of these groups include sponsoring guest and student lectures, organizing field trips, sponsoring workshops, organizing social events, holding conferences, and interacting with regional divisions of their respective societies.