Harsha Maragh

Alumni Spotlight: Harsha Maragh

Feb. 8, 2024

In our latest alumni spotlight interview series, we spoke with Harsha Maragh, a former Urban Sustainability and Resilience (URS) student currently serving as the Senior Sustainability Planner on the Climate and Data Science team at the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in New York City. Harsha’s journey from MENV to her...

Sarah Hamming

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Hamming

Jan. 10, 2024

Sarah Hamming, an alumna of MENV specializing in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy (ENRP), has made a remarkable transition into the world of environmental policy. Currently serving as the Legislative Analyst at Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), Sarah’s journey exemplifies how a well-rounded education and a penchant for relationship-building can...

Happy National Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month

Nov. 2, 2023

National Native American Heritage Month, recognizes and celebrates the history, culture, and impact of Native American communities. We acknowledge the harm that has been done to Indigenous communities in the USA and around the world. We recognize that Native American communities have been fighting and doing work in climate justice...

MENV DEI Committee

MENV’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Interview with Tori Manogue

Oct. 24, 2023

A group of students from the CU Masters of the Environment Graduate program works with administration to incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles and practices across all sectors of the program. The student-led DEI Committee strives to create systems level change by implementing DEI initiatives in the classroom, curriculum,...

Elias Berbari

Alumni Spotlight: Elias Berbari

Oct. 10, 2023

In a world where sustainable food systems are becoming increasingly vital, Elias Berbari, an alumnus of the Master's of the Environment (MENV) program specializing in Sustainable Food Systems (SFS), is making a significant impact. He is currently serving as the Development Specialist at Fresh Approach, a non-profit organization based in...

Hand weaving orange and pink fabric on a loom.

Happy National Latinx/e Heritage Month!

Sept. 13, 2023

National Latinx/e Heritage Month honors and celebrates all Latinx/e community members, their heritage, and contributions. National Latinx/e Heritage Month is recognized from September 15 to October 15. During this time, several Central American Countries celebrate their Independence Day along with Mexico and Chile. Other Latin American countries in Central America,...

Kevin Trautman

Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Trautman

Aug. 17, 2023

In this edition of our alum spotlight series, we had the opportunity to interview Kevin Trautman, a recent graduate of the Master's of the Environment (MENV) program in the Urban Resilience and Sustainability (URS) specialization. Kevin currently serves as the Sustainability Coordinator for Jefferson County (JeffCo), Colorado, where he tackles...

Students at Camp Adventure Treetop Experience in Denmark.

2023 Global Immersion: The World’s Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Recap

June 28, 2023

This recap was written by Emily Cummins, a rising second-year Renewable and Sustainable Energy student. Each week throughout the semester, this class met to learn and discuss how countries and regions around the world are working towards decarbonization, or if they are working towards that goal at all. Students each...

A person using a pen on paper to write "Fall 2023: savings, expenses, tuition, rent, utilities, books, groceries"

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...