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...


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...

Jeff Burnside presents at Society for Environmental Journalists in Washington.

Scripps Fellow presents at Society of Environmental Journalists annual environment and energy event

Jan. 26, 2018

Interested in delving into environmental issues with all-star journalists? Scripps Fellow Jeff Burnside will present the Society of Environmental Journalists' "2018 Journalists' Guide to Energy and Environment" today in Washington, D.C. The event features a panel discussion on the environment hosted by Scott Tong, a correspondent at Marketplace's Sustainability Desk,...

More than Just Mountains, a book talk, will take place Thursday, Feb. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the CIRES auditorium, University of Colorado Boulder.

More than Just Mountains - A Book Talk

Jan. 24, 2018

Craig Jones's book The Mountains That Remade America reflects on the Sierra Nevada range and how those mountains have changed the way Americans live, from ski towns to national parks, fresh fruit to environmental lawsuits. Whether and where there was gold to be mined redefined land, mineral, and water laws...

The Author! Author! panel is Thursday, February 1 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in ATLAS 102.

Author! Author! The Whys and Hows of Nonfiction Book Writing

Jan. 24, 2018

Do you dream of getting published? Hear the inside story from five writers whose books span the realms of science, history, adventure, the natural environment and human endurance. Learn how to hone your topic, find a literary agent, craft a book proposal, secure a publisher and see your project to...

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.

After Longyearbyen, the Arctic Lenses team flew to the research station of Ny-Älesund. Snow-draped mountains peeked up above the clouds as the small twin-engine plane descended toward the runway.

Journey to the top of the earth

Nov. 21, 2017

From the fall 2017 issue of CMCI Now : CU and Norwegian participants in the Arctic Lenses climate journalism project navigate a glacier in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Read story at CMCI Now

Communicating Science in a "Post-Truth" World

Scripps Fellow Among Leading Science Journalists to Present "Communicating Science in a Post-Truth World"

Oct. 23, 2017

A discussion featuring Nancy Baron (COMPASS), John Upton (Climate Central), Ashley Ahearn (KUOW/NPR), David Malakoff (Science Magazine), Jennifer Weeks (The Conservation), and Jeff Burnside (Scripps Environmental Jourmalism Fellow). Leading science journalists discuss how current events are influencing science journalism—and societies' conversations. Free and open to the public.