Middlebury College has been selected to receive a 2013 Climate Leadership Award by Second Nature, a Boston-based national nonprofit.
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.
The Burlington Free Press awarded Bill McKibben - author, activist, and Schumann Scholar at Middlebury College- 2012 Vermonter of the Year. McKibben continues to inspire members of the local community by kicking off 2013 with several speaking events at Middlebury College this January.
The Nation blog, Extra Credit, featuring campus oriented news, published this article focusing on divestment efforts at Middlebury College written by current students, Bronwyn Oatley and Kelsey Collins.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.