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Five Questions for the Fellows: Peter Brannen

Feb. 18, 2019

The CEJ Scripps Fellowship has been bringing award-winning environmental journalists to CU Boulder for 21 years. Fellows embark on a year of courses, projects, field trips, seminars and more -- taking advantage of everything university life has to offer. This series is a chance to get to know this year’s...

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Scripps Fellowship unites journalists to investigate oil and gas risks

Feb. 12, 2019

In February 2018, Jason Plautz, a Ted Scripps Fellow at the time, got a message from a local scientist. There was a spike in oil-and-gas-related carcinogens in the air above Boulder the same night of an explosion at an oil well site 40 miles away, the researcher said. What started...

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Five Questions for the Fellows: Elizabeth Royte

Feb. 1, 2019

The CEJ Scripps Fellowship has been bringing award-winning environmental journalists to CU Boulder for 21 years. Fellows embark on a year of courses, projects, field trips, seminars and more — taking advantage everything university life has to offer. This five-part series features each of the talented journalists in this year's...

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Five Questions for the Fellows: Hillary Rosner

Jan. 22, 2019

The CEJ Scripps Fellowship has been bringing award-winning environmental journalists to CU Boulder for 21 years. Fellows embark on a year of courses, projects, field trips, seminars and more — taking advantage everything university life has to offer. This five-part series features each of the talented journalists in this year's...

Eric Lipton speaking at the CEJ Ackland Lecture in Journalism. (Photo by: Shannon Mullane)

2018 Ackland Lecturer Eric Lipton looks at environmental journalism in the Trump era

Nov. 12, 2018

The Center for Environmental Journalism hosted three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Eric Lipton for its second annual Ackland Lecture in Journalism on Oct. 22. Lipton’s lecture centered around his efforts to bring more transparency to the federal government through his reporting on environmental issues. Lipton walked the audience through his...

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CU Boulder’s New NEST Studio Aims to Bring Art and Science Together

Sept. 21, 2018

The inaugural exhibition of the University of Colorado’s NEST Studio for the Arts opens on Friday, September 21. NEST, which stands for Nature, Environment, Science, and Technology, Studio for the Arts is an initiative that came into existence through Grand Challenge funding and an idea between professors, Erin Espelie and...

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Five award-winning journalists named Center for Environmental Journalism Scripps fellows

Sept. 18, 2018

Five award-winning journalists have been named as the 2018-19 class of Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder. The new fellows include a CNN producer and nationally-known book authors and magazine journalists. Their work has appeared in such outlets as The Atlantic, National Geographic, The...

New Scholars in Residence program highlights local environmental journalists

Feb. 28, 2018

In September the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism welcomed an inaugural group of Scholars in Residence. This new program hosts working journalists, who serve as ambassadors for two years at the Center for Environmental Journalism, act as guides for the Ted Scripps Fellows, current students, and CEJ...

"Author, Author!" book panel

Nonfiction 101: "Author, Author!" book panel provides publishing insight

Feb. 8, 2018

Five former Ted Scripps Fellows—David Baron, Scott Carney, Erin Espelie, Michael Kodas and Hannah Nordhaus—sat down together at the University of Colorado Boulder campus on Feb. 1, 2018 to discuss the whys and hows of nonfiction book writing at the first ever Center for Environmental Journalism book publishing panel. While...

Michael Kodas (left) interviews an Indonesian environmental activist during one of his reporting trips to Sumatra and Borneo in 2014.

Author and Instructor Michael Kodas offers context on national wildfire outbreak

Nov. 21, 2017

Over the past several months, a series of massively destructive wildfires have ravaged the country. In light of these events, media outlets have turned to the expertise of Michael Kodas.

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