Middlebury Sustainability News
Middlebury's new 34-tracker solar farm located on Route 125 is now producing power.
Middlebury nominated Katie Romanov '11.5 for the America's Next Eco-Star contest that seeks to find a passionate college student who epitomizes America's future clean energy leadership.
Middlebury Sustainability Director, Jack Byrne, spoke with VRP's Jane Lindholm and sustainability officers from several Vermont schools on the Green Campus episode of Vermont Edition. Listen to the broadcast here.
The agreement guarantees qualified Middlebury students and graduates admission to Vermont Law School.
Visitors to Middlebury College will find a new building on campus called Self Reliance, built by students for the 2011 Solar Decathlon, an international green building competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Taught by the executive director of the Alliance for Climate Education, a winter term course helped design a road map for the youth climate movement.
College hopes to repeat successful performance in 2011 competition.
MiddMag interviews junior Abigail Borah about her experience at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa. Watch the video here.
Middlebury College will soon expand its renewable energy portfolio when it installs 34 photovoltaic solar power collectors on the open swathe of 1.5-acre college land off Route 125, between McCardell Bicentennial Hall and the college organic garden.
Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben was named one of Time Magazine's "People Who Mattered" for 2011 for his work with 350.org, particularly organizing efforts to stop the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.