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The Office of Sustainability Integration seeks to connect, inspire, learn, and act for a more sustainable community.

 Sustainability News

October 13, 2014

Middlebury is participating in a new, collaborative summer class about Vermont's food system.

September 29, 2014

Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury Bill McKibben has won the 2014 Right Livelihood Award for "mobilizing growing popular support in the U.S.A. and around the world for strong action to counter the threat of global climate change."

September 23, 2014

For the 2014 - 2015 academic year, the Environmental Council will focus on three topics: feasibility of a campus microgrid, real food, and environmental social governance / sustainability assessment priorities.

September 8, 2014

The Office of Sustainability Integration hosted a series of events during first year orientation to welcome students, introduce them to sustainability projects on campus, and inform them about how they can get involved.

 

August 25, 2014

A living, planted roof system was installed this week atop Middlebury College’s new Squash Center. The “green roof” is the second installed by the College—the first was planted on top of Atwater Dining Hall in 2004.

August 8, 2014

On August 6, Governor Peter Shumlin cut the ribbon on the South Ridge Solar facility, the first completed 500 kW solar net metering project in Vermont. The project is providing power to Middlebury College as part of the institution's commitment to become carbon neutral.

 

August 1, 2014

Rebecca Gould, senior lecturer in Environmental Studies and author of At Home in Nature, recently spoke to Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont Edition about homesteading and the back-to-the-land movement.