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Let's Talk About Money!

March 8, 2023

Let’s talk about money! According to historical data, when deciding on a graduate program, many folks consider financial cost a major (if not the top) deciding factor. I’m here to talk about it. I believe some of the ways we can address this concern head-on is by providing information upfront...

Christina Manian

Alum Spotlight: Meet Christina Manian!

Feb. 21, 2023

Christina Manian is a 2022 MENV graduate from the Sustainable Food Systems specialization. She currently works as a registered dietitian and freelance food and nutrition writer for groups like Real Simple, Taste of Home, Climbing Magazine, Well and Good, Nutrition Business Journal, Dignity Health, Vitamix, Barton Associates' "Clinician1" and "Clinician...

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2023 Capstone Partners and Projects Announced!

Feb. 17, 2023

Today is the day that the University of Colorado Boulder Masters of the Environment (MENV) graduate students get their Capstone Project assignments! WHAT IS THE CAPSTONE PROJECT? The Capstone Project is a hallmark of our program. Since 2017, MENV and community partners from far and wide have teamed up to...

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MENV at the 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit

May 4, 2022

Every year the CU Environmental Center organizes a campus-wide Sustainability Summit to share innovative ideas and celebrate student and faculty achievements in this space. This year, the event took the form of a Solutions Showcase held on April 21 st . MENV was represented at the event by several students...

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SOI Ft. Collins Field Trip

May 3, 2022

About an hour north of Boulder, along the Poudre River, lies the city of Fort Collins, CO (pop. ~ 165,600) on the ancestral homelands of Chyenne, Arapahoe, and Ute Nations. Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University. Its primary industries include manufacturing and tech, and the city is home...


Sixth Installment of the "Humans of MENV" Article Series

April 26, 2022

Eric Owens (RSE) "My capstone project aims to create a “Colorado Utilities Platform” that will serve as an update to the 2010 Colorado Utilities Report and will increase CO utility data accessibility, awareness of clean energy incentive programs, and community knowledge of the state’s energy system and clean energy opportunities...


Featured Capstone Project: Colorado Energy Office Utility Database

April 15, 2022

This Capstone Highlight features the project MENV students Rebecca Billingsley (RSE), Robert Ford (RSE), and Eric Owens (RSE) are working on in partnership with the Colorado Energy Office (CEO). Titled “Colorado Energy Office Utility Database,” their project aims to update the 2010 Colorado Utilities Report into a public-facing, web-based platform...

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DEI Committee Strategic Planning Session

April 8, 2022

The Masters of the Environment Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee recently participated in a strategic planning session with Program Director Joel Hartter to gather ideas and provide feedback regarding the ways in which we as a community can create a more welcoming, inclusive, and sustainable landscape for future...

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URS Clinic

April 4, 2022

Part of the multi-faceted, comprehensive curriculum of MENV, the Urban Resilience and Sustainability specialization had the opportunity to put together the first URS Clinic Spring semester 2021 with vitalizing success. Continuing this indispensable experience, this spring semester, 10 hand selected students have partnered with Boulder Housing Partners and Boulder County...

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MENV's Best of Boulder

March 28, 2022

MENV Admitted Students Weekend is upon us (April 1)! As students arrive in Boulder, we want to make sure you know the best of the best. This is a student curated resource for new members to know the best spots to eat, explore, shop and more in Boulder and the...