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...

Matthew Burgess
What should we do about slow growth?
ENVS Assistant professor, Mattew Burgess, will give a talk at the Benson Center on Sept 21, investigating concerns that are associated with predicted slow growth of economices in the future. "Economic growth in the 19th and 20th centuries was much faster than in the past, and coincided with the global...

Climate Cabaret
Climate Cabaret, Sept 24 - Oct 3, 2021

Sept. 22, 2021

Enacting climate is in the spotlight. CU Theatre & Dance partners with Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 in New York City to produce ten brief climate plays by authors from around the world interspersed with fun Cabaret-style musical numbers for eight performances from Sept 24-Oct 3. Humor, passion and imagination...

What a meatless future could mean for farmers

Aug. 5, 2021

This Vox article explores what the growth of the alternative-meat industry might mean for farmers, ranchers, and farm workers. The article is based partly on a recent research paper by ENVS Associate Professor Peter Newton and his colleague Dan Blaustein-Rejto at the Breakthrough Institute.