On January 31st, Middlebury submitted a comprehensive report of sustainability on campus to the Association for the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) and earned a Gold rating!
One evening each fall, the residents of Middlebury’s Weybridge House throw open their doors and welcome the College community to a locavore feast.
Every year, the National Wildlife Federation compiles a list of exemplary sustainability efforts on campuses around the country. The 2010 list is out and features Weybridge House's all-local dinners!
Middlebury College owns about 3,000 computers, and Middlebury Magazine reporter Robert Keren wondered where they go when their days are done...
At 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall 104, Angela Evancie will be sharing her experience as a Compton Mentor Fellow using narrative journalism to introduce unexpected additions into to local environmental conversations.
This year's AASHE conference in Denver, CO, provided an opportunity for eight members of the College community to learn from colleagues at other institutions as well as share their experiences and stories related to sustainability in higher education.
The College has saved more than $1 million in heating oil costs since the biomass gasification plant went into operation last year. Read more about it in this Middlebury Magazine dispatch.
Michael Nash's film exploring questions surrounding the relocation of millions of people due to climate change will be screened at 4:30 on Oct. 20 in McCullough Social Space. Nash, executive producer Pat McConathy, and Bill McKibben will discuss the film following the screening.
The Middlebury College community embraced 350.org's Global Work Party, hosted numerous events on campus and in town. The day's goal was to get to work on projects to combat climate change in order to show politicians around the world that it is time to take action on this issue. The Middlebury Community rolled up it's sleeves to join the worldwide movement.