We're taking an interdisciplinary approach to protecting Lake Tahoe.
The Lake Tahoe Wayne L. Prim Campus serves as an epicenter of cutting-edge collaborations and interdisciplinary activities aimed at inspiring the protection of the most precious natural environments. Unique to our campus are the cross-collaborations between scientists, visual artists, musicians, journalists, and creative writers to convey environmental stewardship and sustainability in new, impactful ways.
Conferences, workshops and Seminars
Our campus invites leaders across disciplines for a robust schedule of world-class workshops, seminars and conferences, bringing expertise and knowledge to the Tahoe Basin to help solve the pressing global to local issues of our time.
Holman Arts & Media Center
The 10,000 square foot space is intentionally designed to foster collaboration inspired by the natural environment. In addition to several student and community courses and workshops, the Holman Arts and Media Center manages two gallery spaces for exhibitions in a variety of disciplines and artistic styles.
Featured research: Microplastics in Lake Tahoe
Research published in the scientific journal, Nature, reveals high concentrations of microplastics in Lake Tahoe, with plastic debris from textiles frequently identified.
Featured research: Smoke over Lake Tahoe
University research supported by the League to Save Lake Tahoe aims to understand how the living and nonliving particles in Lake Tahoe are changing due to smoke in the Lake Tahoe Basin airshed, and what that means for Lake Tahoe’s clarity and ecology.