Invisible Disruptions
ENVS PhD Candidate, Denise Fernandes, publishes photography book, Invisible Disruptions, from NEST grant
Funded by NEST, CU Boulder, and written by Denise Fernandes (ENVS) and Shelby McAuliffe (former Art and Art History Student) the photography book Invisible Disruption looks at ways in which different political, cultural,social,and economic forces produce invisible disruptions at hydraulic fracturing sites in Colorado.

Cassandra Brooks
ENVS Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks, NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) recipient
Dr. Brooks was instrumental in the creation of the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area (MPA), and the NSF CAREER award will fund Dr. Brooks' research to investigate whether this MPA is doing its job and conserving the natural and biological resources it aims to protect.

Rayna Benzeev
ENVS PhD Candidate, Rayna Benzeev, awarded a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF)
Rayna Benzeev, an ENVS PhD candidate, has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF). She will be working alongside Dr. Meg Mills-Novoa at University of California Berkeley through her postdoc fellowship. Her project will integrate geospatial mapping and statistical...

Colleen Lyons and Pete Newton
New NSF grant: research on resilience among forest-dependent people in the Brazilian Amazon
ENVS Associate Professor, Peter Newton, and ENVS Associate Research Professor, Colleen Scanlan Lyons, were recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation's program on Recovery, Renewal, and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World. Together with researchers from the UK and Brazil, this trans-Atlantic partnership will study the various ways in which...

Matthew Burgess
ENVS assistant professor, Matthew Burgess, Honorable Mention for the 2022 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program faculty mentor
Assistant professor, Matthew Burgess has been named as an Honorable Mention for the 2022 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) faculty mentor. His extreme care, guidance, and knowledge was mentioned by the nominating student. Congratulations to Professor Burgess and the other award recipients.