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.

Cassandra Brooks
ENVS Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks, NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) recipient
Dr. Brooks was instrumental in the creation of the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area (MPA), and the NSF CAREER award will fund Dr. Brooks' research to investigate whether this MPA is doing its job and conserving the natural and biological resources it aims to protect.

Rayna Benzeev
ENVS PhD Candidate, Rayna Benzeev, awarded a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF)
Rayna Benzeev, an ENVS PhD candidate, has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF). She will be working alongside Dr. Meg Mills-Novoa at University of California Berkeley through her postdoc fellowship. Her project will integrate geospatial mapping and statistical...

Colleen Lyons and Pete Newton
New NSF grant: research on resilience among forest-dependent people in the Brazilian Amazon
ENVS Associate Professor, Peter Newton, and ENVS Associate Research Professor, Colleen Scanlan Lyons, were recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation's program on Recovery, Renewal, and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World. Together with researchers from the UK and Brazil, this trans-Atlantic partnership will study the various ways in which...

Matthew Burgess
ENVS assistant professor, Matthew Burgess, Honorable Mention for the 2022 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program faculty mentor
Assistant professor, Matthew Burgess has been named as an Honorable Mention for the 2022 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) faculty mentor. His extreme care, guidance, and knowledge was mentioned by the nominating student. Congratulations to Professor Burgess and the other award recipients.

Amanda Carrico
ENVS professor, Amanda Carrico, among those named as a 2022 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awardee
Dr. Carrico and 17 other professors have been awarded the 2021-2022 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the CU Boulder Graduate School. Read the full article for information on the award and other 2022 recipients. Congratulations to all of the award recipients!

Sharon Collinge and Amanda Carrico
ENVS Professors earned 2021 Civic Achievement Award at the Campus Sustainability Summit
Congratulations to ENVS professors, Sharon Collinge and Amanda Carrico, who were awarded the the 2021 Civic Achievement Award at the Campus Sustainability Summit on April 21, 2022. The work they are leading at the CU Boulder Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities (CSLC) is what earned the pair the award...

Explorers Club
ENVS Professor Cassandra Brooks inducted into the Explorers Club
ENVS Professor Cassandra Brooks is among the 2022 inductees into the Explorers Club. Dr. Brooks' drive to develop a network of marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica has taken her around the world and is why she has been declared as one of the "50 people changing...