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.
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.
“I’m really thankful to CU, which game me this sort of cross-pollination and promotion of interdisciplinary skills,” he says. “I’m able to engage in these seemingly disconnected pursuits in one place. That’s kind of cool.”