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.

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Congratulations to this year's Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy award winners

Jan. 15, 2021

Congratulations to this year’s Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy Margaret Hegwood and Ricardo Simmonds!

CO Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
Effective 1/1/2021 : Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq .) amends Colorado law and provides new wage discrimination and employer provisions that differ from federal law and other state equal pay laws. CO's EPEWA applies to all employers and employees in the state of...

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.

J. Terrence McCabe elected to be a fellow of the AAAS

Nov. 24, 2020

J. Terrence McCabe was elected to be a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to anthropology, particularly for understanding how people adapt to arid rangelands of East Africa, and how they cope with changing socio-economic conditions.

Jill Litt, an environmental studies professor, works at her urban garden prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feeling lonely? Getting dirty might help

Nov. 19, 2020

CU Boulder Professor, Jill Litt, finds that connecting with people in nature eases loneliness, anxiety.

Sharon Collinge counting vernal pool plants in permanent plots during field research on ecology and restoration of vernal pool plant communities at Travis AFB, California.
Sharon Collinge elected President of the Ecological Society of America for 2022–2023

Nov. 17, 2020

Sharon Collinge was elected President of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). "She will undoubtedly provide great leadership to the organization with her capacity to think broadly and creatively about ecological science." Eve-Lyn Hinckley

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ENVS undergrad, Caitlin O’Neill, starts project to brings sustainability-oriented clubs together at CU Boulder

Nov. 11, 2020

Profound Connections is a CESR project started on campus by Caitlin O’Neill and Cindy Lee that brings sustainability-oriented clubs together at CU Boulder. These clubs are active and ready for more members, even during social distancing! Read more about how to join now.