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...

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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,...

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Student Highlight: Sophia Piña-McMahon on Hispanic Heritage Month

Aug. 30, 2021

Sophia is a second-year MENV student who specializes in Sustainable Food Systems. In this Student Highlight article, she shares how her Hispanic heritage and identity have shaped her academic journey, her career trajectory, and the person she is today. I am a second-year MENV student studying Sustainable Food Systems. My...

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Daily Camera: Boulder County Fireshed partners discuss goals for wildfire prevention, restoration

Aug. 23, 2021

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Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Stefek

Aug. 2, 2021

Jeremy is a 2017 MENV graduate who specialized in Renewable and Sustainable Energy. He currently works as a Workforce and Economic Development Researcher at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. In this alumni spotlight article, Jeremy tells...

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Faculty Spotlight: Jana Sanchez

July 30, 2021

Our latest faculty spotlight is on MENV's Career Coach, Jana Sanchez. Jana has been helping companies and leaders get results for more than 20 years, with an extensive background in organizational management, marketing and facilitation. On an individual coaching level, Jana specializes in helping people magnify what they’re passionate about...

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Student Highlight: Camila Restrepo on LGBTQ+ Pride Month

June 29, 2021

I am a second-year student in the Master’s of the Environment program in the Urban Resilience and Sustainability track. I go by she/they pronouns, will try any food once, and am a fair-weather outdoor enthusiast. I work in the sustainability tech industry, and when I can, I organize for environmental...

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Alumni Spotlight: Neil Brandt

June 28, 2021

Neil is a 2018 MENV graduate who currently works as the Director of Development at WaterWatch of Oregon, a Portland-based non-profit that protects and restores natural streamflows in Oregon rivers. In this alumni spotlight article, Neil tells us about his current position and his job search experience, as well as...

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MENV URS Faculty, William Shutkin and Jean Sanson, quoted in Daily Camera article on sustainable development in East Boulder

June 16, 2021

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URS Clinic Course Highlight: Improving Indoor Air Quality for Socially Vulnerable Communities in the City and County of Boulder

June 9, 2021

During this past spring semester, ten MENV students (including myself) served as graduate consultants to the City and County of Boulder, working to analyze and address the intersection of indoor air quality (IAQ) issues in socially vulnerable populations. With extraordinary guidance from William Shutkin, MENV Clinic Lead and Urban Resilience...