CEJ Scripps Fellowship Helped Author Develop Award-Winning Book

June 1, 2016

Jonny Waldman won the 2016 Colorado Book Award in the general nonfiction category for his book Rust: The Longest War. In 2010, the Ted Scripps Fellowship at CU-Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism (CEJ) gave Waldman an opportunity to develop his idea further.

Kelsey Ray

Grant for Climate Change Journalism Will Turn Students into Arctic Explorers

April 28, 2016

I visited Svalbard, an island chain in the Arctic Ocean, to take part in a pilot climate change journalism course organized by American and Norwegian professors in September 2015.

Faculty in Focus: Michael Kodas

Jan. 14, 2015

Associate Director Michael Kodas offers up a glimpse of his life, and his work, with the University of Colorado. From the ski slopes of the Rockies to the classroom, Kodas discusses what it means to be an environmental journalist and underlines the value of getting out into the field.

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Seminar Series: Center of the American West Director Patty Limerick

Sept. 19, 2014

Homer and Halliburton might be strange bedfellows, but there’s one thing the bard of the ancient world and the multinational drilling giant have in common: both explore the mysterious world beneath our feet. Patty Limerick, director of the Center of the American West, stopped by the CEJ on Thursday, September...

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Society of Environmental Journalist Conference: New Orleans, September 3–7, 2014

Sept. 14, 2014

Our Ted Scripps fellows spent last week in New Orleans, Louisiana, for the 24th annual Society of Environmental Journalists conference. The conference explored themes of risk and resiliency in the state that was battered by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and hit with the BP oil spill in 2010. In addition...

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Scott Wallace on the Quadruple Homicide of Four Community Leaders in Amazon

Sept. 14, 2014

It's called the Red Gold Rush. After Brazil declared a moratorium on logging big-leaf mahogany in 2001, Peru emerged to fill the gap as one of the world's largest suppliers. But the rush depleted many of Peru's watersheds, forcing illegal loggers to turn their attention to Indian lands, national parks,...

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Valley Uprising World Premiere: Q&A With Alex Honnold

Sept. 9, 2014

From the Stonemasters to the Stone Monkeys, Yosemite Valley has a storied history when it comes to rock climbing. Greats like Yvon Choiunard, Royal Robbins, and Peter Croft once clung to the granite walls of the Valley, with outlaw climbers like Dan Osman carving out a special spot in history...

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2014-15 Ted Scripps Fellows Revealed

Aug. 28, 2014

Five journalists have been named Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder, where they will explore topics ranging from small-scale farming to the social ramifications of the oil and gas industry. The nine-month fellowships offer experienced journalists an opportunity to deepen their understanding of environmental...

2013/2014 Fellow Brian Calvert Heads to High Country News

Aug. 27, 2014

In May 2014, Scripps Fellow Brian Calvert was named Associate Editor at High Country News , which is based in Paonia, Colorado.

Bear Guerra ('13/'14) Chosen for Mongabay Reporting Initiative

Aug. 26, 2014

In April 2014 photojournalist Bear Guerra , a 2013/2014 Scripps Fellow, and his wife, radio producer Ruxandra Guidi , were selected for a Special Reporting Initiative by , the non-profit arm of environmental science web site . Their project for Mongabay will look at climate change and community...