Looking down at a forest that has a cut out in the shape of the continents

Cross-campus open house will feature interdisciplinary climate change research, kick off U.N. Summit events

Nov. 10, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Leeds School of Business are teaming up to highlight CU Boulder-led research to address climate change from 3-5 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the Olson Atrium of the Rustandy Building.

Karen Bailey speaking

Environmental social scientist to discuss the nexus between people and nature

Nov. 3, 2022

Let’s CU Well presentation on Nov. 10 to reflect on the challenge and opportunity of equity and inclusion in the natural resource management and conservation field.

Cassandra Brooks speaking at the Futures Congress in Santiago, Chile, in 2019. “I never dreamed I’d give such a talk!” Brooks says. Photo courtesy of Cassandra Brooks.

Scientist who ‘always undercut’ herself now wins high praise, awards

Oct. 13, 2022

Cassandra Brooks of environmental studies at CU Boulder is being honored by the Explorers Club and the Society of Women Geographers.

Emily Nocito (left) and Virginia Weiskopf (right) at a Greenpeace event.

CU Boulder students defend the high seas

Aug. 30, 2022

Senior Virginia Weiskopf and PhD candidate Emily Nocito, both in environmental studies, head to the United Nations to research marine conservation.

Deforestation in the DRC

Scientists calculate when, where forests should be protected

Aug. 18, 2022

Forests in some regions of the global south and tropics, where governments are poorer, should be prioritized for conservation, the researchers contend.

Hands holding peanuts

Amid climate change and conflict, more resilient food systems a must, report shows

July 21, 2022

A new CU Boulder-led study ranks the top 32 threats to food security over the next two decades, pointing to climate change and conflict as top culprits and calling for more coordination in building resilient food systems around the globe.

Cassandra Brooks posing for a photo in Antarctica with penguins behind her.

Fish ear bones hold clues to Antarctic Ocean health

May 26, 2022

Assistant professor Cassandra Brooks has received an NSF CAREER award, the organization recently announced.

Old Main

Seventeen students are named 2022 Van Ek Scholars

April 28, 2022

The award, considered one of the College of Arts and Sciences' highest honors, is given to students for academic achievement and service

packrat palace

Packrats build time capsules inside canyon walls

April 26, 2022

Although sandstone walls might look solid, they can be riddled with their residents’ long-lasting residue.

Patricia Sheffels

‘Little decisions influenced my life’

April 21, 2022

CU Boulder grad Patricia Sheffels establishes keynote-speaker program to address environmental issues.

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