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."

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...

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...

Jill Litt

ENVS Professor, Jill Litt, receives Boulder Faculty Excellence Award for her Research and Scholarly Work

Feb. 12, 2021

The BFA Excellence Awards specifically recognize outstanding work and a concerted effort to make advances in the academy.

ENVS Professor Pete Newton

ENVS professor leads study of socio-economic implications of alternative protein Description

Feb. 5, 2021

Dr. Peter Newton (ENVS Assistant Professor) led a study of the potential social and economic opportunities and challenges of plant-based and cultured (or 'clean') meat for farmers and ranchers. The paper was published in the journal 'Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems', and was co-authored by Dan Blaustein-Rejto who works with The Breakthrough Institute.

Matthew Burgess

Assistant Professor Matt Burgess awarded Open Inquiry 2020 Teaching Award

Dec. 17, 2020

The Open Inquiry Awards highlight some of the individuals, groups, and institutions who do exemplary work promoting open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement — providing models that others can learn from, be inspired by, and perhaps even emulate.