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...


MENV Student Jonah Seifer is published in the Journal of Science Policy and Governance

Nov. 17, 2019

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Specialization Spotlight: Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Nov. 11, 2019

This week we sat down with two current students and the faculty lead in the Renewable and Sustainable Energy (RSE) specialization of the Masters of the Environment program (MENV). We asked about some of the motivations for choosing MENV and asked for advice for incoming or prospective students. Here is...

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Alumni Spotlight: Maia Reed

Nov. 1, 2019

We sat down with Maia Reed, a 2018 MENV Graduate, to learn about her experience in the program and her time working with Anthesis Group here in Boulder, Colorado: What is your background (academic, professional, and/or personal)? I went to McGill University for undergrad, where I majored in international development...

Tyler and Justin at Emergy Foods

The New Food Economy: A startup just announced the world’s first fake-meat “steaks” made from fungi. Are we ready?

Oct. 29, 2019

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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"...

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Nicole Civita Appointed to Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council

Oct. 14, 2019

Nicole Civita, the Sustainable Food Systems specialization lead and instructor here at MENV, has been appointed by Governor Jared Polis to the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council (COFSAC) . She will hold the academic seat on the council through August of 2023. COFSAC’s mission is “to advance recommendations that strengthen...

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,...

Part of Cohort 4

Welcome Class of 2020!

Sept. 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again where we welcome another cohort into the MENV community! Similar to the years before students have come far and wide to seek professional skills through the four different tracks that MENV has to offer: Environmental Policy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Sustainability Planning and Management,...

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...