Ross Sea Research Planning Meeting

INSTAAR and ENVS scientists co-chair NSF Planning Meeting on Ross Sea Marine Protected Area

Oct. 11, 2022

INSTAAR scientist, Sharon Stammerjohn, and CU Boulder ENVS, Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks , chaired an NSF funded Planning Meeting last week at SEEC on the CU Boulder's campus. The group of scientists and practitioners discussed a system-level research program in the Ross Sea, which surrounds Antarctica and is now home...

Ashby Lavelle Sachs

ENVS PhD candidate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs and her advisor, Professor Jill Litt, find nature can foster connection

Sept. 20, 2022

ENVS PhD candidate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs , Professor Jill Litt , and co-authors recently published the first chapter of Ashby's dissertation on "meeting in nature together" (MINT) strategies in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. In the paper titled, " Rationale, Feasibility, and Acceptability of the Meeting...

Matthew Burgess, Renae Marshall

Assistant professor and Alum outline the beginnings of "A Bipartisan Climate Playbook is Emerging"

Sept. 16, 2022

ENVS assistant professor, Matthew Burgess, and ENVS alum Renae Marshall (current PhD student at the Bren School at UCSB) recently released an op-ed on bipartisan climate progress that discusses an "emerging bipartisan climate playbook wherein both parties tame their political vices."

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.

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

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.

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...

Environmental Racism Course

ENVS PhD candidate and Professor develop course on environmental racism

CU Boulder Today featured the new course examining environmental racism which will begin to be offered in ENVS in Fall 2022. The course will look at how environmental racism shapes contemporary scientific and environmental practices. Taught by ENVS PhD candidate Denise Fernandes, Professor Karen Bailey helped develop the course content.

CIRES Bipartisan Climate Solutions panel

ENVS Prof and Alum host the CIRES panel on Bipartisan Climate Solutions

CIRES is hosting the Bipartisan Climate Solutions panel, moderated by Professor Matt Burgess and ENVS alum Renae Marshall. The panel will feature Rep. Joe Neguse and Rep. John Curtis. The panel will discuss where consensus lies on climate change policy.