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 »

Human Interaction with Brush Turkeys in Australia: Class Time in the Rainforest

Oct. 13, 2016

ENVS Undergrads Joshua Temes and Malia Cedar are studying abroad on an SIT Australia: Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural ecology trip. This is their final project for one segment of their trip. By Josh Temes, Emily Mucha, Malia Cedar, Elena Smith Walking through study sites in the lush Australian rainforest is... Read more »

PhD Student Garrett Rue Wins ARCS Scholarship

Sept. 9, 2016

ENVS PhD student Garrett Ru e received a prestigious Achievement Reward for College Scientists Scholarship. ARCS scholars are the next generation of leaders in the sciences. These scholarships are renewable for up to three years or until the ARCS Scholar’s date of graduation. His masters thesis was titled Geologic Misfortune:... Read more »

Learning to be lawyers one ditch at a time

May 31, 2016

For Professor Sarah Krakoff and students from the University of Colorado Boulder, spring marks a transition from the halls of the Wolf Law Building to the fields of the San Luis Valley. Since 2012, Krakoff and her law students have regularly trekked to one of the largest high altitude deserts... Read more »