Colleen Scanlon Lyons Wins 2020 Campus Sustainability Award

April 22, 2020

Dr. Colleen Scanlan Lyons (ENVS Research Professor) was nominated and selected to receive the 2020 individual achievement award recognizing her dedication to advancing partnerships for tropical forest conservation efforts that benefit indigenous peoples and local communities. This award announces the campus' appreciation of her commitment to reducing the burden that the CU campus and the Boulder community place on the environment.

Grad student, Emily Nocito, elected VP of UGGS

April 17, 2020

Emily Nocito was elected by the United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS) assembly to be the Vice President-Internal for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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The real reason we’re seeing more wildlife during the pandemic

April 9, 2020

Joanna Lambert was recently featured in Popular Science in an article on the multiple wildlife sightings that have been occurring since the COVID-19 crisis.

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ENVS PhD Student, Tara Ippolito, Awarded NSF GRF!

April 6, 2020

Tara Ippolito is a recipient of the Graduate Student Fellowship from NSF! Her PI, Matt Burgess, had this to say about her most recent achievement, "a very exciting and well-deserved honor for Tara!".

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PhD candidate, Rayna Benzeev, was awarded a Fulbright US Award

April 5, 2020

ENVS PhD candidate Rayna Benzeev was awarded a Fulbright US Award, which will fund her to spend nine months in Brazil in 2021. Rayna is studying forest landscape restoration in Brazil's Atlantic Forest.

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M.S / J.D. Candidate, Alex Hamilton, receives Wyss Scholarship

April 5, 2020

M.S / J.D. Candidate, Alex J. Hamilton, is receives the Wyss Scholarship to "support the graduate-level education of a new generation of leaders in western land conservation."

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Congratulations, Jenn Shelby!

April 1, 2020

Jenn successfully defended her dissertation on March 30th titled "Re-Creating the American West: An Examination of the Impacts of Creative District Policy in Rural Colorado". It looks at the social, spatial, and economic outcomes for rural communities that engage with the creative district policy framework through a mixed method case study approach.

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Wolves and pandemics: Let's not get medieval

March 30, 2020

Professor Lambert writes op-ed piece to dispel claims that wolves caused the current pandemic.

Joanna Lambert, ENVS Professor
Will Voters Welcome Wolves Back to Colorado?

Feb. 3, 2020

Joanna Lambert was recently interviewed by The Revelator to talk about the ecology and politics of wolf reintroduction.