Institute of Environmental Research and Education
The Institute of Environmental Research and Education (IERE) is housed in Academic and Student Affairs and serves students and faculty from all six UNF colleges. All IERE programs and scholarships are 100% funded by donors and grants. With a focus on environmental research and education, our mission is to provide opportunities for environmental research and education and develop interdisciplinary programs that enhance the student experience. Learn more about the IERE.
Environmental Center becomes the Institute of Environmental Research and Education
The Environmental Center was founded in 2004 with the goal of enhancing the quality and distinctiveness of education by stimulating interdisciplinary teaching and research related to the environment. After 17 years, the Environmental Center is now the Institute of Environmental Research and Education (IERE). The name change will better reflect the Institute's expanded focus on research, curriculum and outreach to students, faculty and the Jacksonville community. Read more about the name change.
IERE launches new Environmental Sustainability LLC
The Institute is excited to announce the launch of our new Environmental Sustainability Living Learning Community (LLC) starting in fall 2021. The LLC will bring like-minded first year students together for environmental related programming and education. Learn more about the LLC.