Sarah Becker

ENVS PhD student, Sarah Becker, among those awarded the 2022 CIRES Graduate Student Research Award

Congratulations to Sarah Becker, a first-yar PhD student in ENVS studying under Dr. Cassandra Brooks for being among those awarded the 2022 CIRES Graduate Student Research Award.

Hegwood Langendorf Burgess Paper

ENVS lab publishes new paper in Nature Sustainability investigating why win-wins are so hard to achieve

A trio of ENVS researchers were published in March in the journal Nature Sustainability, "showing mathematically why complexity makes win–wins elusive." PhD student, Margaret Hegwood, recent PhD graduate Ryan E. Langendorf, and professor Matt Burgess conducted the meta-analysis, which validates skepticism of real-world win-wins that practitioners can often have and...

Devon Reynolds

ENVS PhD student, Devon Reynolds, and advisor publish article on transforming Socially Responsible Investment

Help us congratulate ENVS PhD student, Devon Reynolds, and assistant professor, David Ciplet for publishing an article on Socially Responsible Investment in the Journal of Business Ethics, a global leader in in academic publishing in the field of ethics. The article proposes a framework to transform investment to be more...

Chancellor's Annual Summit

Department of Environmental Studies front and center at the 2022 Chancellor's Annual Summit

The Chancellor's Annual Summit was held on Feb. 23, and the Department of Environmental Studies was honored to participate in several ways this year. Every year the Chancellor's Annual Summit is held to give CU Boulder alumni and community members an opportunity to learn about timely and global issues from...

Dorman and Ciplet 2022

ENVS PhD Candidate and Assistant Professor progress the conversation on energy justice

Published this semester in the journal Global Environmental Politics, a leading publication in global climate and environmental governance and politics, ENVS PhD candidate Diana Dorman, and ENVS assistant professor, David Ciplet, develop a framework to assess and better understand distributive elements of energy justice in global development finance. The paper,...

Jack Barker and Michelle Leung

Two ENVS graduating seniors awarded the Jacob Van Ek Scholarship

May 2, 2022

ENVS is extremely proud to announce that graduating seniors Michelle Leung and Jack Barker have been awarded Jacob Van Ek Scholarships! The award recognizes students who excel in academics and contribute greatly to the CU Boulder community. Click here to read more about the award and present and past winners...

Kyle Powys Whyte, Patricia Sheffels, and Maxwell Boykoff

A Successful Inaugural Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote Speaker

March 15, 2022

The ENVS Department hosted a successful inaugural Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote Speaker talk by Professor Kyle Powys Whyte (left). The lecture titled ‘Against Crisis Science: Research Futures for Climate and Energy Justice’, inspired the crowd, which included donor Patricia Sheffels (middle) and Chair Max Boykoff (right), to think of our climate crisis through the lens of indigenous peoples.

Denise Fernandes and Hilary Brumberg

Two ENVS PhD Students Named the 2022 Recipients of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy

Jan. 28, 2022

ENVS PhD Candidate, Denise Fernandes (left), and PhD Student Hilary Brumberg (right) were named the 2022 recipients of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy.

Waverly Eichhorst

ENVS PhD student, Waverly Eichhorst, advocates for public funds to make our food systems more sustainable

Jan. 28, 2022

Waverly Eichhorst is USDA New Food Systems Technology Fellow in the CU Boulder Environmental Studies Ph.D. Program. Published through the Breakthrough Institute, Waverly and her co-author investigate financial and structural reforms needed to boost and support a more sustainable food systems. " Fermentation Needs Public Investment to Transform Protein Production"...

Environmental Studies

Three graduate students awarded the Beverly Sears & Cynthia H. Schultz Graduate Student Research Grants

Jan. 18, 2022

Three ENVS PhD students, Laura Rea, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, and Tyler Nuckols, were awarded the 2022 Beverly Sears & Cynthia H. Schultz Graduate Student Research Grants.