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.

Environmental justice

New course to examine environment, power and race

April 11, 2022

The environmental studies class, in partnership with Mission Zero, aims to reflect on the past to create a more equitable and responsible future.

Installing solar panels

Report highlights affordable, available ways to mitigate climate change now

April 7, 2022

A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change brings a dire warning, but also good news

Weather Girl skit was a winning video in the 2017 Stand up for Climate Change Comedy video competition

Students and pros make climate change a joke, seriously

April 7, 2022

Annual Stand up for Climate Change Comedy event set for April 15 on campus, with professional, other acts premiering on YouTube one week later, on Earth Day.

Rose Ann Bershenyi and scholarship recipients

‘She is gold’

March 18, 2022

CU Boulder graduate Rose Ann Bershenyi’s ‘gifts are transformative.’

Karen Bailey collects data in the field.

Wildlife commissioner strives to listen to all voices

March 10, 2022

CU Boulder ecologist Karen Bailey, who serves on the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission, aims to listen to advocates for predators and also ranchers and farmers.

Mayhoffer Farm

Students help preserve farm as a crucial urban buffer

March 2, 2022

As part of their capstone project for the Master’s of the Environment program, three graduate students worked with local community to create a plan for the Mayhoffer Farm’s ongoing success.

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