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Assistant Professor Karen Bailey appointed to Colorados Parks & Wildlife Commission

July 7, 2021

Assistant Professor Karen Bailey has been appointed to Colorados Parks & Wildlife Commission by Governor Jared Polis serving a 4-year term from July 2, 2021 - July 1, 2025. The Parks and Wildlife Commission is responsible for perpetuating the wildlife resources of the state, providing a quality state parks system and providing enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado natural resources.

Cassandra Brooks and Urooj Raja Win AESS Awards

June 18, 2021

Congratulations to ENVS Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks who was awarded the AESS Early Career Award and recent Ph.D. graduate Urooj Raja who received the AESS Student Paper Award.

As more climate migrants cross borders seeking refuge, laws will need to adapt

June 9, 2021

Climate migrants don’t fit neatly into the legal definitions of refugee or migrant, and that can leave them in limbo. The Biden administration is debating how to identify and help them. Associate Professor Amanda Carrico and colleagues share on The Conversation.

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Understanding our socio-environmental systems: Get to know Peter Newton

May 27, 2021

"Get to Know" is a series highlighting community through the unique perspectives, interests and involvements of our faculty and staff members at CU Boulder. Read more to learn about ENVS Assistant Professor, Pete Newton.

Cassandra Brook receives AESS 2020 Early Career Award

May 12, 2021

Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks in the Environmental Studies Program named one of two recipients for the 2020 AESS Early Career Award! The Annual AESS Early Career Award recognizes early career scholars for outstanding accomplishments, and promising future potential for research, policy, or activism in any field of environmental science and studies.

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.

Campus Sustainability Award Winners

ENVS Faculty Honored for their Work in the 2021 Campus Sustainability Awards

April 13, 2021

The work of the Environmental Studies faculty was honored through two awards in the 24th Annual Campus Sustainability Awards. Kirsten Rowell, an Environmental Studies Associate Faculty, was given the Individual Achievement Award to acknowledge her consistent advocacy of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as central components of any effort to make the work more just and sustainable. In addition, the Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities (CSLC), which is led by Environmental Studies Associate Professor Amanda Carrico, Professor Sharon Collinge, and EBIO Ph.D. student Erin Fried, earned the Civic Achievement Award. The CSLC focuses "on building knowledge and informing decision making about public lands in and around Boulder County."

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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...

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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...

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