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Filmmaker David Edwards advocates for a new vision of suburbia

Filmmaker David Edwards advocates for a new vision of suburbia

Growing up in the Denver suburb of Montbello, David Edwards (BA ’97), president and CEO of EMotion Pictures Productions, spent his adolescence coveting cars and the freedom they offered. Today, as the producer, writer and director of the documentary film Sprawling from Grace: The Consequences of Suburbanization, Edwards argues that […]

Interview: Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Executive Director James van Hemert

Interview: Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Executive Director James van Hemert

Students celebrated Earth Day’s DU debut with geodesic dome

It looked like a spaceship moving down University Boulevard, students said. The floating contraption — carried five blocks by 17 students — was a geodesic dome 30 feet in diameter and 17 feet high made in celebration of the first Earth Day at DU. April 22, 1970, was a snowy […]

Interview: Chancellor Robert Coombe discusses sustainability

Double major Curt Shneider preparing for a career in environmental field

Double major Curt Shneider preparing for a career in environmental field

Growing up in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota, an area scattered with rivers and lakes, Curt Shneider witnessed the environmental damage caused by pollution. That insight inspired him to prepare for a career in the environmental field, and beginning with his sophomore year, he came to DU to do […]