Libby Geboy

Humans of MENV: All Things Boulder

Dec. 13, 2021

In the fifth installment of our "Humans of MENV" article series, we feature stories from three students who share what brought them to the MENV program and highlight their favorite parts of living in Boulder. Libby Geboy, Sustainable Food Systems "Anyone who knows me knows that I talk and think...


2021 Capstone Highlight: Building the Outdoor Recreation Economy in Moffat County, Colorado

Dec. 9, 2021

This Capstone Highlight features the project that MENV students Rachael Blondy, Claire Kendall, Peter Olivares, Leonard Swerdlow completed in partnership with the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office. Titled "A County at a Crossroads: Building the Outdoor Recreation Economy of Moffat County, Colorado", their project aimed to explore the feasibility of...

Caroline Dickey

Humans of MENV: Favorite Classes

Dec. 1, 2021

In the fourth installment of our “Humans of MENV” article series, we feature stories from multiple students that touch on their reasons for coming to MENV, favorite classes from the first semester and how their experiences thus far have impacted potential plans post graduation. Caroline Dickey, Renewable & Sustainable Energy...

Cristina Ramirez

Alumni Spotlight: Cristina Ramirez

Nov. 1, 2021

Cristina is a 2018 MENV graduate who specialized in Sustainable Planning and Management (now called Urban Resilience and Sustainability). She currently works as the Keep It Clean Partnership Outreach Specialist at Boulder County, a collaboration between partner communities -- Boulder, Longmont, Louisville, Lafayette, and the towns of Erie and Superior,...

At the Boulder Canyon Hydroelectric plant

Extracurriculars at MENV

Oct. 28, 2021

Learning about the aeration and clarification steps of the water treatment process While there are many ways to engage in and out of the classroom at MENV, there are a plethora of additional opportunities within Boulder and at CU to dive deeper into your interests, meet new people, and give...

Jennalee Battson

Humans of MENV: What I've learned

Oct. 21, 2021

In the third installment of our “Humans of MENV” article series, we feature stories from multiple students that touch on their reasons for choosing MENV and what they've learned in the first few months since starting the program. Jennalee Battson, Environmental and Natural Resources Policy “I was running a brewery...

Diversity Leadership Fellows and Faculty Advisor

Diversity Leadership Fellows Announced

Oct. 8, 2021

The CU Boulder Masters of the Environment Program is thrilled to announce our inaugural Diversity Leadership Fellows! From left to right: Ximena Alverde, Cheyenne Fouts, Danielle Furuichi, Tejas Srikanth, Sydney Dynek and Faculty Advisor Colleen Scanlan Lyons. Thank you to the VF Foundation, which aims to drive movements for the...


FrontLine Farming / Acequia Institute Capstone Highlight

Sept. 29, 2021

We’re honored to highlight FrontLine Farming this October for Women’s Small Business Month. FrontLine in its own words is “a food justice and farmer advocacy group led by womxn and BIPOC individuals.” Its Co-founder and Executive Director is Fatuma Emmad. Fatuma not only works with FrontLine and is a professor...

Matt Frommer

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Frommer

Sept. 27, 2021

Matt is a 2017 MENV graduate who specialized in Renewable and Sustainable Energy. He currently works as a Senior Transportation Associate at the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), a public-interest organization promoting greater energy efficiency and clean transportation in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. In this alumni...

Roosevelt and Muir photo

How American Environmentalism Failed

Aug. 31, 2021

This article is adapted from William Shutkin’s book “ The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century ," which won the 2001 Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association for environmental politics and was a Time Magazine Green Century Recommended Book in 2000. Historically,...