Diane McKnight
Professor Diane McKnight, Receives Title of Distinguished Professor by the Board of Regents

Nov. 8, 2021

A member of the CU faculty since 1996, McKnight’s work has transformed her field and has enhanced scientific understanding to the effects of climate change. She has been active in public outreach programs meant to translate science to the public, including her work on a children’s book series. An outstanding teacher and mentor of graduate students, she has served CU as a curriculum innovator in a wide variety of disciplines.

Wildlife Paper
ENVS Researchers Investigate the Intersection of Human-Wildlife Conflict and Food Security in Southern Africa

Oct. 27, 2021

A team of ENVS researchers published a new paper in the journal, Current Biology. The paper "Wildlife impacts and changing climate pose compounding threats to human food security" , investigates how human-wildlife conflict in addition to the pressures of climate change affect household food security in the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation...

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

Rae Lewark, a May graduate with a major in environmental studies and a dance minor, went to great lengths to create their honor’s thesis. Lewark combined her passions for environmental sustainability, self-expression, and the element of water to make a short film titled "The Life of Water. Becoming the Water Cycle", in which the path of the water cycle is 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...