Zephyr Sylvester

ENVS PhD Student Recipient of Prestigious Scholarship to Study Krill in the Southern Ocean

Nov. 16, 2021

ENVS PhD student, Zephyr Sylvester , has been named the 2022-23 recipient of the prestigious CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme! The $30k award will support Zephyr's research that investigates how climate change mechanisms could affect phytoplankton and zooplankton productivity in the Southern Ocean to potentially drive changes in community composition and...

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, Amanda Carrico

ENVS PhD, Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, receives $15k grant from Microsoft AI for Earth

Nov. 11, 2021

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on Nov 10, 2021, also recently received a $15,000 grant from Microsoft's AI for Earth program for a study titled “Using News Media Text Data to Explore the Relationship Between Climate Shocks and Changes in Public Awareness, Risk Perception, and Topics of...

Diane McKnight

ENVS Faculty Member, Prof Diane McKnight, Receives Title of Distinguished Professor by the Board of Regents

Nov. 8, 2021

Wildlife Paper

ENVS Researchers Investigate the Intersection of Human-Wildlife Conflict and Food Security in Southern Africa

Oct. 27, 2021

A team of ENVS researchers published a new paper in the journal, Current Biology. The paper "Wildlife impacts and changing climate pose compounding threats to human food security" , investigates how human-wildlife conflict in addition to the pressures of climate change affect household food security in the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation...

Hilary Brumberg

ENVS PhD Student Awarded Ling-Ju Harn Fellowship

Oct. 8, 2021

ENVS PhD Student, Hilary Brumberg, has been awarded the Ling-Ju Harn Fellowship from the College of Arts and Sciences for the Spring 2022 semester. The Fellowship covers tuition and fees as well as a generous stipend and will further support Hilary's research on tropical forest conservation.

Sravya Dhanwada

CU Undergrad Awarded Public Health Research Award

Oct. 6, 2021

CU Boulder undergrad Sravya Dhanwada has been awarded the Student Leaders in Public Health Award from the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center. The goal of the Student Leaders in Public Health program is to enhance the public health workforce in the Rocky Mountain region, specifically in rural and underserved...

Diane McKnight

ENVS affiliate, Diane McKnight, wins Robert E. Horton Medal

Sept. 22, 2021

Professor of environmental engineering, Diane McKnight, received the 2021 American Geophysical Union Robert E. Horton Medal . This medal is awarded annually to one individual making outstanding contributions to hydrology. Congratulations Diane on this outstanding and deserved honor!

Maxwell Boykoff

ENVS Director's research featured in Grist

Sept. 22, 2021

Professor Max Boykoff's research was featured in the article "Good news: The media is getting the facts right on climate change", by Kate Yoder in Grist . The recent study "pointed to a handful of reasons for increasing accuracy, including more scientific certainty" in media communications about climate change.

Rae Lewark

ENVS graduate, Rae Lewark, dives deep for water conservation awareness

Sept. 22, 2021

Undergraduate honor's theses can take many forms. Recently graduated, Rae Lawerk, chose film as her medium. "The Life of Water. Becoming the Water Cycle," follows "the path of the water cycle", depicted by Lewark dancing both in and under water.

Lee Frankel-Goldwater

New Grad Paper Publication - Social Responsibility and the World of Nature

Sept. 22, 2021

Students often choose to study environmental fields because of their relationship with nature. But how do you bring these experiences into the classroom? ENVS PhD candidate, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, recently published a new article in the journal Environmental Education , that highlights (and critically examines) much of my educational philosophy through...

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