ENVS PhD Student Chris Dunn receives Fellowships

May 21, 2021

ENVS Ph.D. student Chris Dunn was awarded the University of Colorado’s Nature, Environment, Science & Technology (NEST) Studio for the Arts Graduate Summer Fellowship for 2021 and the Pulitzer Center environmental journalism graduate student Arctic fellowship for 2021.

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ENVS PhD Student Alex Standen receives 2021 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowshipo

May 21, 2021

ENVS Ph.D. student Alex Standen won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, or ACLS. He is among 72 fellows from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants nationwide. His dissertation is titled, “The Colonial New Deal: Hurricanes, Land Reform and Organized Labor in Puerto Rico, 1928-1952.”

ENVS Undergraduate, Elizabeth Stanton, was one of seventeen who received the Jacob Van Ek Scholarship

May 17, 2021

Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students who display superior academic achievement and service to the University of Colorado Boulder, the Denver and Boulder communities, or larger national and international communities

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.

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ENVS Class 2021 speaker, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, champions empathy and a thick skin

May 10, 2021

Doing the right thing for the planet and its people is always good, even when your efforts draw public mockery, dismissal and disrespect, an architect of the Green New Deal told environmental studies graduates at the University of Colorado Boulder on Thursday.

Renae Marshall
ENVS Honors Student Chosen as the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate for Spring 2021

May 6, 2021

An ENVS graduating honor's student, Renae Marshall, was chosen as the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate for Spring 2021. She was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine last week. Go here to read about Marshall's research on climate legislation in the United States.

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.

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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.

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."