A Greener Game Day

December 2, 2013

NCAA Champion magazine highlights Middlebury's green initiatives in athletics. 

Students Seek to Reduce Waste

October 2, 2013

Middlebury students launch the waste reduction and data collection project, “Weigh the Waste.”

MiddView Does Green

February 6, 2014

While MiddView encouraged the Class of 2017 to explore, connect, create, the Office of Sustainability Integration (OSI) relayed a seemingly contradictory message—be negative. This did not imply a shift in attitudes, but instead carbon emissions.

Midd Alum Speaks about Profit as Sustainability

November 11, 2013

Pier LaFarge ’10.5, Co-Founder and CEO of Spark, spoke about sustainability and entrepreneurship as part of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship Fall Speaker Series. 

Middlebury Students Attend C2C Fellows Workshop

May 14, 2014

Four Middlebury students traveled to Bentley University in Boston to take part in leadership training through the Bard Center for International Policy's C2C Fellows Network.

What is the potential for graphic novels to engage and educate readers?

March 11, 2013

This September every incoming freshman received a copy of the Sustainability Integration Office's first graphic novel publication, 'Super Sustainability: The Road to Neutral'. The office is currently soliciting feedback on the project and evaluating its capacity to engage and educate readers about sustainability initiatives.

Middlebury Recycles the Bubble

October 2, 2013

As part of the new field house construction, the Bubble has been removed and sent to Castleton State College for reuse.

Meet Middlebury Summer Interns

July 11, 2013

The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest is buzzing with student interns working on environmental initiatives on campus this summer. Check back in every week to learn more about their projects and interests.

Middlebury Professors Help Build the Divestment Movement

October 2, 2013

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.  

Panel weighs costs, benefits of divestment (story & video)

January 24, 2013

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.

Bill McKibben awarded 2012 Vermonter of the Year

January 17, 2013

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.

Middlebury to Consider Fossil Fuel Divestment

January 15, 2013

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.

 

Street Smarts

August 1, 2013

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.

Hope and (Climate) Change

August 1, 2013

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.

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