The Climate Fight isn’t Just About Facts

Feb. 14, 2017

We should be talking about values and the kind of world we want. Alexander P. Lee Five years ago, I hiked to the toe of the East Fork Glacier in Alaska’s Denali National Park. I was on my way to climb a small peak in the Alaska Range and had... Read more »

CU Boulder student researches the prevalence of food insecurity among students on campus

Feb. 14, 2017

Food Insecurity on Campus There's a common refrain among event organizers that the best way to get college students to show up is to offer free pizza. But for some students, free pizza isn't a joke, it's a necessity. Emilie Adamovic, a CU senior majoring in environmental studies, is researching... Read more »

New initiative to showcase best teaching practices on campus: Making Teaching and Learning Visible

Feb. 7, 2017

Like many faculty members everywhere, Environmental Studies Program Assistant Professor Peter Newton had very little hands-on teaching experience when he began his current position at CU Boulder. While research came as second nature, teaching was something else entirely. He found much-needed support and ideas through the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program... Read more »

The Union of Science and Art

Dec. 27, 2016

By Zach Evens - December 21, 2016 The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is much more than a place for the most prestigious climate scientists in the world to work; exhibits and learning opportunities afford anyone who enters the center the option to experience something about the environment in... Read more »

A Conversation with Max Boykoff: Climate Change and the Media

Dec. 5, 2016

An interview with CIRES researcher and CU professor Max Boykoff How much do you really know about climate change? And where does your information come from? For most of us, media is our primary source of what we know about the topic. And most of the information contained in media... Read more »

New Arctic Studies Certificate to explore rapidly changing, politically charged region

Dec. 5, 2016

In the spring CU Boulder will become only the fourth higher education institute in the nation to offer an arctic studies program , providing students with expertise on a long-neglected region gaining geopolitical importance due to climate change and its impacts. The Northern Lights over the Arctic. “This is a... Read more »

Master's degree helps professionals pivot careers in environmental directions

Nov. 15, 2016

Ryan Patterson was looking for a reason to get up in the morning. Bored with his career in finance, the licensed certified public accountant says he decided to switch to an environmental career after living in Southern California during a drought. Simultaneously, he read about renewable energy companies failing and... Read more »

CU Boulder to lead $15.3 million initiative for sustainable water and sanitation for development

Nov. 3, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead a $15.3 million effort to better understand how to improve the sustainability of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions in the developing world. Globally, more than 2.4 billion people lack access to... Read more »

Global Environmental Affairs Certificate Application Deadline Extended to 10/28/2016

Oct. 25, 2016

The internship and project-focused Global Environmental Affairs certificate is NOW recruiting The internship and project-focused Global Environmental Affairs certificate is NOW recruiting! For more information please visit the GEA website . To apply (DEADLINE extened to October 28), send your resume, statement of purpose and unofficial transcript to Informational... Read more »

First Annual Graduate School Fair for Programs in Design and the Environment

Oct. 13, 2016

Visit the first annual Graduate School Fair, Tuesday, October 18, 3:00 -- 5:00 p.m. in ENVD 134. The Fair will feature representatives from programs in Architecture, Environmental Studies, Planning, Geography and Landscape Architecture. Programs attending include CU Denver School of Architecture and Planning CU Boulder Masters of the Environmental Program... Read more »