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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...

URS Clinic

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...

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Students Help Preserve Farm as a Crucial Urban Buffer

March 23, 2022

As part of their capstone project for the Master’s of the Environment program, three graduate students worked with local community to create a plan for the Mayhoffer Farm’s ongoing success A team of three graduate students has collaborated with local governments to protect a working farm, allowing visitors to learn...

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Career Team Spotlight

March 16, 2022

Molly Thompson From chef, to English teacher, writer, and now a career counselor, Molly Thompson has navigated her own pathway, built her network, found her passions, and is now offering MENV students tools to do the same. Molly brings over 15 years of experience in career counseling and workforce development...