Emily Nocito and Virginia Weiskopf
ENVS PhD and Undergraduate Honors Student head to the United Nations to research marine conservation

Sept. 16, 2022

Senior Virginia Weiskopf and PhD candidate Emily Nocito, both in environmental studies, head to the United Nations to research marine conservation, as the last stages of the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction treaty negotiated.

Scientists call for ‘Western Rewilding Network’ to support wolf, beaver populations, improve biodiversity on public lands
Scientists call for ‘Western Rewilding Network’ to support wolf, beaver populations, improve biodiversity on public lands

Sept. 16, 2022

Dr. Joanna Lambert, professor in the Department of Environmental Studies is among the scientists calling for a "Western Rewilding Network." In the paper published in BioScience , the scientists hypothesize that supporting wolf and beaver populations could better support important ecological processes across the West.

Maxwell Boykoff
ENVS Chair, Max Boykoff, among 13 selected for Excellence in Leadership Program

Sept. 16, 2022

We are so proud to share that professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Studies, Max Boykoff, was selected for the CU system's Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) this year. Read the full story about 2022 Program here.

Margaret Hegwood
ENVS PhD student, Margaret Hegwood, spreading the word on alternative proteins

Sept. 16, 2022

Have you noticed the alternative protein options popping up in your grocery store and wondered to yourself, how is this made? You're not the only one, and ENVS PhD student, Margaret Hegwood , is helping shed some light on these questions. Check out the advisor interview here , with WhatIsCultivatedMeat.com.

Joanna Lambert
ENVS professor addresses risks to human-wildlife conflicts at 'Highest Climate Summit' on the slopes of Everest

Sept. 16, 2022

On May 29, 2022, ENVS professor, Joanna Lambert, "delivered the Inaugural Everest Address on Wildlife and Climate at the World’s Highest Climate Summit in Nepal to a small group of brave guides, scientists and filmmakers." As the only woman, and one of two scientists to be invited on the trek,...

Scientists calculate when, where forests should be protected
ENVS professor and co-authors calculate when and where forests should be protected

Sept. 16, 2022

Recently published in Nature , ENVS assistant professor Steve J. Miller and his co-authors from the University of Minnesota, St Paul, have calculated an optimal conservation strategy using targeted investments.

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, Kyungsun Lee
The new academic year brings two new ENVS faculty, Dr. Kyungsun Lee and Dr. Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey

Sept. 13, 2022

Welcome back from ENVS! As we enter the new 22-23 academic year, we'd like to welcome two new instructors, Dr. Kyungsun Lee and Dr. Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey . Dr. Lee comes to us from Texas A&M University, where she has been a postdoctoral researcher in the Geography department. Dr. Lee joins...

Maxwell Boykoff, Beth Osnes
ENVS celebrates the close of 21-22 academic year with graduation ceremonies and festivities
The Department of Environmental studies celebrated the accomplishments of about 160 ENVS undergrad majors graduates, 45 Professional Master's graduates, and 5 research Master's and PhD graduates on Friday, May 6, 2022 with the CU Boulder ENVS commencement ceremony. The ceremony was the first to be held in-person since December 2019...

Invisible Disruptions
ENVS PhD Candidate, Denise Fernandes, publishes photography book, Invisible Disruptions, from NEST grant
Funded by NEST, CU Boulder, and written by Denise Fernandes (ENVS) and Shelby McAuliffe (former Art and Art History Student) the photography book Invisible Disruption looks at ways in which different political, cultural,social,and economic forces produce invisible disruptions at hydraulic fracturing sites in Colorado.