Patagonia Worn Wear

Daily Camera: Patagonia’s Pearl Street location transforms into used clothing ‘pop-up shop’

Nov. 18, 2019


Thanksgiving 2019: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint During One of the Most Wasteful Times of the Year

Nov. 18, 2019

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and for MENVers, Friday the 22 nd is the last day of classes before a week-long break. Which means that now’s the time that people are starting to get excited about the prospect of seven uninterrupted days of relaxation (but for homework!); traveling back...

pac 12

MENV Students Tackle Waste Diversion During Football Game

Oct. 21, 2019

On October 4 th MENV students Sara Starr, Lizzy Anast, and Matt Bone spent 14 hours sorting waste, encouraging sustainability, and supplying compostable and recyclable materials at the University of Colorado football game against the University of Arizona. The October 4 th game was CU’s official “PAC-12 Zero Waste Game"...

Food Waste Awareness Week

2019 Capstone Feature: Food Waste Awareness Week

Sept. 30, 2019

Over the course of the year, MENV will feature various Capstone Projects to keep the community updated on the accomplishments of our students and partner organizations. The Capstone is the centerpiece of the MENV program and is a year-long project that partners students with an organization from the public, private,...

MENV Alumni Publish Informative NREL Report

MENV Alumni Publish Informative NREL Report

Sept. 21, 2019

Anna Kaelin and Jeremy Stefek, from the very first MENV cohort, have worked hard over the past three years studying the economic impacts of the Rush Creek Wind Farm. This research originally stemmed from Anna and Jeremy’s capstone with NREL. Along with their colleagues, Suzanne Tegen, Owen Roberts, and David...

Admitted Students

Prospective Students Attend MENV’s 2019 Admitted Students Weekend

April 18, 2019

Over 60 prospective graduate students descended on the University of Colorado's Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC) Building on Friday, April 5 for the 2019 Masters of the Environment (MENV) Admitted Students Weekend. Their arrival marked the second day of the weekend-long event, which featured a film night, information sessions,...


MENV Joins Forces with GOCO to Plan for Colorado’s Recreation Future

April 8, 2019

In a new partnership with Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), the Masters of the Environment (MENV) Graduate Program will move to the forefront of Colorado’s efforts to manage rapid population growth and its effects on the environment. Through a planning grant, the MENV program will help shape an “All Lands Master...

Nicole Civita

Meet Nicole Civita, MENV’s Sustainable Food Specialization Lead

Dec. 5, 2018

This fall, the Masters of the Environment Graduate Program welcomed new faculty member Nicole Civita. With a background in law and passion for social justice, Nicole leads MENV’s Sustainable Food Systems specialization in addition to teaching International Food Systems and U.S. Food Policy graduate courses. Read more about Nicole’s background...

Vail resorts

MENV Capstone: Vail Resorts Announces Long-Term Wind Energy Contract and Plan to Eliminate Conventional Single-Use Dining Plastics in its ‘Commitment to Zero’

Nov. 14, 2018

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today took major steps in its ‘Commitment to Zero,’ as the Company announced a long-term wind energy contract to purchase the equivalent amount of electricity needed to power 100 percent of its estimated FY 2019 North American operations by 2020. Additionally, Vail Resorts announced a...