Zephyr Sylvester

ENVS PhD Student Recipient of Prestigious Scholarship to Study Krill in the Southern Ocean

Nov. 16, 2021

ENVS PhD student, Zephyr Sylvester , has been named the 2022-23 recipient of the prestigious CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme! The $30k award will support Zephyr's research that investigates how climate change mechanisms could affect phytoplankton and zooplankton productivity in the Southern Ocean to potentially drive changes in community composition and...

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, Amanda Carrico

ENVS PhD, Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, receives $15k grant from Microsoft AI for Earth

Nov. 11, 2021

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on Nov 10, 2021, also recently received a $15,000 grant from Microsoft's AI for Earth program for a study titled “Using News Media Text Data to Explore the Relationship Between Climate Shocks and Changes in Public Awareness, Risk Perception, and Topics of...

Sravya Dhanwada

CU Undergrad Awarded Public Health Research Award

Oct. 6, 2021

CU Boulder undergrad Sravya Dhanwada has been awarded the Student Leaders in Public Health Award from the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center. The goal of the Student Leaders in Public Health program is to enhance the public health workforce in the Rocky Mountain region, specifically in rural and underserved...

Rae Lewark

ENVS graduate, Rae Lewark, dives deep for water conservation awareness

Sept. 22, 2021

Rae Lewark, a May graduate with a major in environmental studies and a dance minor, went to great lengths to create their honor’s thesis. Lewark combined her passions for environmental sustainability, self-expression, and the element of water to make a short film titled "The Life of Water. Becoming the Water Cycle", in which the path of the water cycle is depicted by Lewark dancing both in and under water.

Lee Frankel-Goldwater

New Grad Paper Publication - Social Responsibility and the World of Nature

Sept. 22, 2021

Students often choose to study environmental fields because of their relationship with nature. But how do you bring these experiences into the classroom? ENVS PhD candidate, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, recently published a new article in the journal Environmental Education , that highlights (and critically examines) much of my educational philosophy through...

Cassandra Brooks and Urooj Raja Win AESS Awards

June 18, 2021

Congratulations to ENVS Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks who was awarded the AESS Early Career Award and recent Ph.D. graduate Urooj Raja who received the AESS Student Paper Award.

ENVS PhD Student Chris Dunn receives Fellowships

May 21, 2021

ENVS Ph.D. student Chris Dunn was awarded the University of Colorado’s Nature, Environment, Science & Technology (NEST) Studio for the Arts Graduate Summer Fellowship for 2021 and the Pulitzer Center environmental journalism graduate student Arctic fellowship for 2021.

Alex Standen

ENVS PhD Student Alex Standen receives 2021 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowshipo

May 21, 2021

ENVS Ph.D. student Alex Standen won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, or ACLS. He is among 72 fellows from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants nationwide. His dissertation is titled, “The Colonial New Deal: Hurricanes, Land Reform and Organized Labor in Puerto Rico, 1928-1952.”

ENVS Undergraduate, Elizabeth Stanton, was one of seventeen who received the Jacob Van Ek Scholarship

May 17, 2021

Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students who display superior academic achievement and service to the University of Colorado Boulder, the Denver and Boulder communities, or larger national and international communities

Renae Marshall

ENVS Honors Student Chosen as the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate for Spring 2021

May 6, 2021

An ENVS graduating honor's student, Renae Marshall, was chosen as the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate for Spring 2021. She was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine last week. Go here to read about Marshall's research on climate legislation in the United States.