Midd gets to work on 10/10/10

October 11, 2010

The Middlebury College community embraced 350.org's Global Work Party, hosted numerous events on campus and in town. The day's goal was to get to work on projects to combat climate change in order to show politicians around the world that it is time to take action on this issue. The Middlebury Community rolled up it's sleeves to join the worldwide movement.

Angela Evancie ’10 reimagines local environmentalism

October 19, 2010

At 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall 104, Angela Evancie will be sharing her experience as a Compton Mentor Fellow using narrative journalism to introduce unexpected additions into to local environmental conversations.

 

Middlebury well-represented at sustainability conference

October 15, 2010

This year's AASHE conference in Denver, CO, provided an opportunity for eight members of the College community to learn from colleagues at other institutions as well as share their experiences and stories related to sustainability in higher education.

$1 Million and Counting

October 15, 2010

The College has saved more than $1 million in heating oil costs since the biomass gasification plant went into operation last year. Read more about it in this Middlebury Magazine dispatch.

Film "Climate Refugees" Explores Impact of Climate Change

October 13, 2010

Michael Nash's film exploring questions  surrounding the relocation of millions of people due to climate change will be screened at 4:30 on Oct. 20 in McCullough Social Space. Nash, executive producer Pat McConathy, and Bill McKibben will discuss the film following the screening.

Enter a Green Student Contest!

September 13, 2010

ThinkGreenLiveClean.com, an environmental news website run by student writers from around the country, is sponsoring the contest in an effort to showcase the most creative and innovative green ideas emerging from college campuses. Think you've got what it takes? Enter here!

Legislative Biomass Study Group Visits Campus

September 6, 2010

The Vermont Legislature's Study Group on Biomass Energy Development toured the College's biomass gasification facility and willow test site before their July meeting.

Reducing end of the year waste

Students! Help minimize waste by taking reusable items from your dorm room to the recycling center. Check out the recycling website for what to do with all the stuff you don't need anymore.

Want to get your hands dirty?

May 5, 2010

Arbor Day celebration this Friday, May 7th. Learn about the trees on campus from college horticulturalist, Tim Parsons, and plant your own tree!

Race to Replace

April 26, 2010

Join Middlebury students this weekend for a clean energy bike rally, starting on the capital steps in Montpelier.  Students have challenged Vermont's gubernatorial candidates to replace Vermont Yankee with renewable energy.are working to make sure that Vermont Yankee is closed down and replaced with safe and affordable clean energy.

Celebrate Earth Day all week!

April 19, 2010

Events this week include a film festival, the annual Margolin lecture, alumni artists, green jobs, and Middlebury Earth Hour.

Middlebury selected for Solar Decathlon 2011

April 16, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on April 15 that Middlebury College has been selected to participate in Solar Decathlon 2011, in which 20 teams of college and university students will compete to design and build an energy-efficient solar-powered house. Read more in The Campus and MiddMag.

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