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 »

Science might save my daughter. Don’t kill it.

Feb. 1, 2017

By Alan Townsend January 27 from The Washington Post Alan Townsend is a professor and associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has also served as a senior executive at the National Science Foundation. Cancer won’t seem to leave my family alone. My grandmother,... Read more »

Townsend returns to CU Boulder, joins Research & Innovation Office

Jan. 25, 2017

Alan Townsend returns to the University of Colorado Boulder as the associate vice chancellor for research and professor of environmental studies after serving as dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and professor of ecosystem ecology. Townsend will report to Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez... Read more »

CU Boulder Hosting Colorado Power Dialog

April 4, 2016

By Charlie Brennan, Daily Camera Staff Writer The University of Colorado is hosting a statewide discussion Monday called the Colorado Power Dialogue on campus and online, concerning Colorado's energy future, featuring a panel of energy and environmental experts from across the state. The event, free and open to the public,... Read more »