Honoring the Natural Value of our Forests

Posted on November 16, 2015

A century has passed since Middlebury philanthropist Joseph Battell bequeathed some 35,000 acres of mostly forested land to Middlebury College upon his death in 1915. 

Carson Peacock, Field Hockey, demonstrates gleeful composting on the bus

Green Panthers Take Perfect Sort Challenge on the Road

Posted on November 13, 2015

The Green Panther Challenge, a new effort to engage student athletes and their fans on sustainability issues, is hitting the road this weekend as Field Hockey, Cross Country and Football all head off campus.

First Green Panther Challenge Perfect Sort Gameday a Success

Posted on October 20, 2015

The Green Panther Challenge hosted its first Perfect Sort Gameday at Saturday's Homecoming football game. Student athlete volunteers helped fans properly sort waste into recycling, compost and landfill bins.

Faculty Stories: Steve Trombulak [video]

Posted on July 15, 2015

In a series of short videos, faculty members describe the winding paths that led them to Middlebury.

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Middlebury Recycling Center Named in Honor of Former Treasurer David Ginevan

Posted on June 30, 2015

Ginevan was an early believer in the value of a recyling center, which now diverts more than 60 percent of campus waste.

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Interview with Mez Baker-Médard

Posted on May 14, 2015

Meet Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Merrill “Mez” Baker-Médard and hear about her research and thoughts on the future of the Environmental Studies program. 

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Power to the Students

Posted on May 14, 2015

A student-led winter-term course explored a redesign of the campus using microgrids, adaptive ways of wiring and powering communities.

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Student Designed App Wins 3rd Place in National Energy Challenge

Posted on February 5, 2015

A group of twelve Middlebury College students won third place in the national Spark Clean Energy Challenge, a competition focused on improving energy grid resiliency.

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New edition of The Story of Vermont: A Natural and Cultural History

Posted on January 8, 2015

Middlebury College Professors Christopher McGrory Klyza and Steven C. Trombulak recently announced a second edition of their classic text on Vermont.

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Irene impact researched three years later

Posted on December 16, 2014

Five Environmental Studies students at Middlebury College recently researched the effects of global climate shifts on public mental health for Vermont's Department of Health.

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Middlebury Signs on to Real Food Challenge

Posted on December 15, 2014

Middlebury pledged that by 2016, 30 percent of food purchased for Dining Services will meet RFC criteria, including: local (within 150 miles), ecologically sound, fair working conditions, and humane animal treatment.

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Middlebury Signs on to ‘Real Food’ Challenge

Posted on December 12, 2014

Middlebury has joined the national movement to shift food service budgets toward sustainably produced food.

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350.org's rise from Middlebury College

Posted on November 7, 2014

How a group of motivated Middlebury students co-founded 350.org with Middlebury College Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben.

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