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.
Middlebury Sustainability News
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.
The Solar Decathlon team has completed the four video entries—Walkthrough, Market Appeal, Engineering, and Architecture—required for the competition. View the videos here!
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.