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NSF grants CU Boulder nearly $2 million for climate communication by and for kids

Aug. 24, 2023

The award will fund small exhibits created by high school students that will tour museums and birding festivals throughout the Americas, raising awareness about climate change and promoting STEM diversity.

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Why must we protect nature? Because we can, philosopher says.

June 5, 2023

In the book ‘The Wild and the Wicked,’ Benjamin Hale argues that because people have the unique capacity to care for the environment, they have a moral obligation to do so.

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CU social ecologist wins prestigious Early Career Fellowship

May 24, 2023

Karen Bailey will present her work on the fraught relationship between elephant and human communities in Thailand when she receives her award at the Ecological Society of America 2023 Annual Meeting.


Angela Y. Davis to address CU Boulder environmental studies graduates

May 9, 2023

Appearance of famed political activist, scholar and author reflects the department’s progress toward becoming ‘go-to place’ of interdisciplinary work at the nexus of humans and the environment, CU Boulder professor says.

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Students model their own green fashions on the sides of RTD buses

April 18, 2023

Climate-communication class assignment was to ‘visually communicate sustainable fashion,’ and the effort got more response than anticipated.

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Why does climate policy lag science?

Jan. 12, 2023

Despite the Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. progress on climate change remains stuck in a climate conundrum, experts say, hampered by politics, complexity and the scope of the problem.

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Nature program helps reduce teenage loneliness, new study finds

Dec. 22, 2022

The MINT study program uses nature-based social intervention to address and dimmish loneliness with teenage parents and their peers.

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CU Boulder ecologist recognized for innovative work

Dec. 13, 2022

The Ecological Society of America has honored Karen Bailey for her work as an interdisciplinary ecologist.

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Research & Innovation Office names newest Faculty Fellow cohort

Dec. 9, 2022

The Research and Innovation Office has announced the 2023 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, which includes 17 faculty members from departments and research institutes spanning the campus.

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Undergrad uncovers evidence suggesting that CU pioneer favored eugenics

Dec. 7, 2022

CU Boulder undergraduate finds documents indicating eugenics sympathy by museum founder T.D.A. Cockerell.