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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...

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Alumni Spotlight: Donna Merten

May 31, 2021

Donna is a MENV graduate who specialized in Sustainable Food Systems. She is currently the Chief Forager and Co-Owner of FED (Farm Eats Direct) food truck in Boulder. In this alumni spotlight article, Donna tells us about her professional background, her current role, and her advice for current and future...

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Student Highlight: Alexis Ancel on LGBTQ+ Pride Month

May 31, 2021

I’m a MENV student studying Sustainable Food Systems, I have what has been described as an “unhealthy obsession” with Taylor Swift, and I just adopted a puppy named Mia Thermopolis, Princess of Genovia. She wears a rainbow collar and looks just smashing in it. I still remember how nervous I...