The Office of Sustainability Integration seeks to connect, inspire, learn, and act for a more sustainable community, and we invite everyone across our campus to be part of the
challenge—and success—of building such a future.
In the wake of a second panel on divestment and looking towards a decision from trustees on May 9th, a Middlebury College student launched this video, in which 18 professors urge Middlebury to commit to fossil-fuel divestment and invite the college community to be part of the movement.
Middlebury College is a finalist in Second Nature’s Climate Leadership Awards and is vying for a top spot in the video voting competition sponsored by Second Nature and Planet Forward. Show your support for Middlebury's climate commitment by voting for its video submission.
In last week's Environmental Studies Colloquium lecture entitled, “Change We Can Believe In?” Christopher McGrory Klyza, the Stafford Professor in Public Policy and professor of political science and environmental studies, parsed President Obama’s environmental record for progress, setbacks, and possible future action.
What keeps residents driving around town instead of biking or walking to school, work, and errands? What could change those habits? Four environmental studies (ES) seniors spent a semester looking for answers by getting to know the people, traffic lights, and crosswalks of the City of Vergennes, VT.
During his visit as Middlebury’s 2013 Environmentalist in Residence, Mark Tercek, leader of the world's largest conservation organization, encouraged Middlebury students to bridge longstanding business-environmentalist divides.
Middlebury hosted the second annual Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, an event organized by the Center for Social Entrepreneurship and co-sponsored by the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest.
The debate over fossil-fuel divestment took a spirited turn on the Middlebury College campus Tuesday evening as proponents and skeptics traded evidence and impassioned arguments for and against selling off endowment investments in the oil, coal and gas industries.