Ross Sea Research Planning Meeting

INSTAAR and ENVS scientists co-chair NSF Planning Meeting on Ross Sea Marine Protected Area

Oct. 11, 2022

INSTAAR scientist, Sharon Stammerjohn, and CU Boulder ENVS, Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks , chaired an NSF funded Planning Meeting last week at SEEC on the CU Boulder's campus. The group of scientists and practitioners discussed a system-level research program in the Ross Sea, which surrounds Antarctica and is now home...

Ocean Legacy

ENVS assistant professor, Cassandra Brooks, gives inaugural C-SEF seminar

Sept. 30, 2022

The Center for Social and Environmental Futures (C-SEF) launched earlier this year, led by ENVS assistant professor, Matt Burgess . Located within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the mission of C-SEF is to "conduct cutting-edge research, education, and outreach activities focused on human dimensions of environmental...

Joanna Lambert

ENVS professor addresses risks to human-wildlife conflicts at 'Highest Climate Summit' on the slopes of Everest

Sept. 16, 2022

On May 29, 2022, ENVS professor, Joanna Lambert, "delivered the Inaugural Everest Address on Wildlife and Climate at the World’s Highest Climate Summit in Nepal to a small group of brave guides, scientists and filmmakers." As the only woman, and one of two scientists to be invited on the trek,...

Maxwell Boykoff, Beth Osnes

ENVS celebrates the close of 21-22 academic year with graduation ceremonies and festivities

The Department of Environmental studies celebrated the accomplishments of about 160 ENVS undergrad majors graduates, 45 Professional Master's graduates, and 5 research Master's and PhD graduates on Friday, May 6, 2022 with the CU Boulder ENVS commencement ceremony. The ceremony was the first to be held in-person since December 2019...

Sharon Collinge and Amanda Carrico

ENVS Professors earned 2021 Civic Achievement Award at the Campus Sustainability Summit

Congratulations to ENVS professors, Sharon Collinge and Amanda Carrico, who were awarded the the 2021 Civic Achievement Award at the Campus Sustainability Summit on April 21, 2022. The work they are leading at the CU Boulder Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities (CSLC) is what earned the pair the award...

CIRES Bipartisan Climate Solutions panel

ENVS Prof and Alum host the CIRES panel on Bipartisan Climate Solutions

CIRES is hosting the Bipartisan Climate Solutions panel, moderated by Professor Matt Burgess and ENVS alum Renae Marshall. The panel will feature Rep. Joe Neguse and Rep. John Curtis. The panel will discuss where consensus lies on climate change policy.

CU in DC

ENVS Professor Matt Burgess among those who traveled to D.C. for "CU in D.C.: Working to Build a Just and Sustainable Future"

During the first week of April 2022, members of the CU Boulder community, including ENVS professor Matt Burgess , traveled to Washington D.C. for CU in D.C.: Working to Build a Just and Sustainable Future . This annual event resumed this year and focused on climate change work at CU,...

2022 Conference on World Affairs

ENVS experts among panelists at the 74th Annual Conference on World Affairs

The 74th annual Conference on World Affairs took place on the CU Boulder April 6-9, 2022. Scholars from across CU Boulder spoke, including ENVS professors, Sharon Collinge and Max Boykoff, on a range of topics including food systems and climate change. The event was free and open ot the public...

Chancellor's Annual Summit

Department of Environmental Studies front and center at the 2022 Chancellor's Annual Summit

The Chancellor's Annual Summit was held on Feb. 23, and the Department of Environmental Studies was honored to participate in several ways this year. Every year the Chancellor's Annual Summit is held to give CU Boulder alumni and community members an opportunity to learn about timely and global issues from...

Kyle Powys Whyte, Patricia Sheffels, and Maxwell Boykoff

A Successful Inaugural Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote Speaker

March 15, 2022

The ENVS Department hosted a successful inaugural Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote Speaker talk by Professor Kyle Powys Whyte (left). The lecture titled ‘Against Crisis Science: Research Futures for Climate and Energy Justice’, inspired the crowd, which included donor Patricia Sheffels (middle) and Chair Max Boykoff (right), to think of our climate crisis through the lens of indigenous peoples.

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