Amanda Carrico
Amanda Carrico receives Honorable Mention for this year’s UROP Outstanding Mentor Award!

April 19, 2021

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Outstanding Mentor Awards, which recognize CU Boulder faculty for their role mentoring undergraduate research and creative projects.

Emily Nocito walking along beach
Doctoral candidate works to conserve high seas from landlocked Colorado

April 14, 2021

Colorado might be a long way from an ocean, but when Emily Nocito was looking for a college where she could study high seas conservation, she chose CU Boulder's environmental studies program.

Sharon Collinge
ENVS Professor Sharon Collinge Part of Team Awarded CU Outreach Award

April 12, 2021

The CU Outreach Award Committee chose the outreach proposal, “CU Restoration Ecology Experimental Learning Program”, as their 2021 recipient. The effort was led by Tim Seastedt, Professor Emeritus of INSTAAR and EBIO, and included ENVS Professor Sharon Collinge and Geography Professor Katherine Lininger. The project builds on three years of...

Urooj Raja
ENVS PhD candidate awarded the CU Boulder Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 26, 2021

Join the ENVS community in congratulating Urooj Raja, a Doctoral Candidate in the ENVS program, on receiving the Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the CU Boulder Graduate School. Her dissertation research examines the potential of emerging technology like virtual reality to shrink psychological distance to ‘wicked’ environmental problems, chief among them...

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey
Community-supported radio podcast episode features ENVS PhD candidate Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey

March 19, 2021

Tune in this weekend (Saturday, March 20th 9am Pacific Time) to community-supported KQUA radio to listen to an episode about off-trail hiking featuring interviews with Tony Cannon ( ) and ENVS PhD Candidate Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey (on the socials at @JeremiahOsGo). You can access the show via the livestream on...

Cassandra Brooks
Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks Featured in Only One Women Making Waves Series

March 19, 2021

The Only One, Women Making Waves series profiled five women who have dedicated their lives to ocean conservation and are leaders in their field. ENVS Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks is featured as the Antarctic Champion. Full story and additional profiles can be found here .

Karen Bailey
New ENVS Faculty Awarded Grant to Understand Systematic Inequities of Climate Adaptation

March 14, 2021

One of ENVS' newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Karen Bailey, has been awarded funding from the Nature Conservancy to fund her project "Understanding Systematic Inequities of Climate Adaptation: an Analysis of Flood Mitigation Policies and Planning In New York State". Climate change is predicted to have significant negative impacts on...

Beth Osnes
ENVS Associate Faculty, Beth Osnes, Recipient of the Open Educator Award

March 14, 2021

CU Boulder Student Government and the University Libraries has named Beth Osnes as one of this year’s recipients of the annual Open Educator Award . This year, the award honored four educators for supporting CU Boulder students’ learning experiences through open educational practices. Osnes uses innovative strategies to encourage students...

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey
ENVS PhD candidate a finalist in the 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Finale

Feb. 16, 2021

Come see one of our very own - PhD Candidate Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey - give a talk in the 3MT (3-minute thesis) FINALE competition, February 16, 4:00-6:00 pm. He'll be discussing some of his dissertation work about how migration influences Bangladeshi farmers.