Middlebury Sustainability News
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.
Student climate activist Abigail Borah found the spotlight this week when her surprise speech caught the world's attention.
Read the YES! Magazine article highlighting May Boeve '06.5 as one of "15 extraordinary people transforming the way we live" in recognition of her work as a founder and now executive director of 350.org.
Middlebury and other leading colleges commit a total of $65 million
to innovative energy efficiency financing initiative.
Team Middlebury College received 1st place in three of the ten Solar Decathlon contests to take 4th place overall!
Sierra Magazine released their list of "America's Coolest Schools" today, and Middlebury made the top 10!
Middlebury's role as a frontrunner in sustainability efforts among colleges and universities is highlighted in this recent New York Times article.
The Solar Decathlon team welcomed visitors into the newly finished home on August 9th. Fortunately the Midd Mag team was there to capture the afternoon for anyone who couldn't attend the open house in person.
Watch Midd Mag's latest dispatch on the creative ways Middlebury has found to keep 95,000 square feet of astroturf out of the landfill.