Bread Loaf Inn Renovated with Sustainability in Mind

Posted on July 1, 2015

Renovations at Middlebury’s Bread Loaf Inn were recently completed in keeping with Middlebury’s dedication to sustainability, with special attention paid to increasing energy efficiency and local purchasing.

Students Present Radon Findings to Public Health Officials

Posted on October 6, 2015

ENVS 401ENVS 401 students shared findings from a semester-long inquiry into radon safety with a group of professionals from the Vermont Department of Health and other local agencies in Burlington.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Local Company Files Request to Build Renewable Natural Gas Plant that Will Bring Middlebury College Close to Carbon Neutrality

Posted on June 2, 2015

Middlebury College is now one step closer to realizing its goal of using renewable natural gas made from cow manure and other organic fuel sources in place of fuel oil in its campus heating plant.


Interview with Mez Baker-Médard

Posted on April 30, 2015

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

The Vanishing Ash

Posted on January 29, 2015

College Landscape Horticulturalist Tim Parsons is teaching a Winter Term course on the emerald ash borer, its risk to ash trees on campus, and how best to manage this invasive threat.

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.