Students Help Design Native Rain Garden

Posted on November 23, 2016

Students Morgan Raith '16.5 and Sage Taber '16, along with campus horticulturalist Tim Parsons, designed and installed a native rain garden outside of the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest to help with stormwater management.

Middlebury named winner of Charles HW Foster Award for Bread Loaf land conservation

Posted on May 3, 2016

Middlebury College has been named winner of the inaugural Charles H.W. Foster Award for Exemplary Academic Leadership in Land Conservation, presented by Academics for Land Protection in New England (ALPINE), a program of Harvard University’s Harvard Forest.

Bill McKibben Calls in From Paris

Posted on December 2, 2015

Students, faculty, staff and community members at Middlebury College and Colby College joined Middlebury Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben this afternoon on a live video call from the 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris, France.

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. 

<p>Carson Peacock, Field Hockey, demonstrates gleeful composting on the bus</p>

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.

You’ve gotta love ‘em

Posted on July 7, 2014

Elizabeth Courtney, co-author of Greening Vermont: The Search for a Sustainable State, reflects on her work with Middlebury students in last spring's Environmental Studies Senior Seminar.

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Middlebury to Host U.S. Energy Secretary and Congressional Delegation at Energy Summit

Posted on May 14, 2014

Secretary Ernest Moniz, Vermont's congressional delegation and governor, and Vermont energy leaders will discuss the path to a clean energy future.

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Middlebury Launches a Bikeshare Pilot Program

Posted on May 1, 2014

The Middlebury campus bike shop, with the support of library circulation services and the department of public safety, is proud to announce the Middlebury Bikeshare Program.

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Middlebury Willow Site Yields More Than Research Data

Posted on April 18, 2014

Researchers finish harvesting the second willow growth from Middlebury's 10-acre test plot.

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Designing an Endowment Portfolio for a Sustainable Society

Posted on April 8, 2014

Middlebury’s Director of Sustainability Integration and Vice President of Finance attended the “Intentionally Designed Endowments" conference in Cambridge, MA.

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Middlebury Hosts Farm-to-School Food Summit [Video]

Posted on April 2, 2014

The annual Stone Soup Summit drew together growers, producers, and educators interested in strengthening the local food network in schools.

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Carbon Neutrality Update from the Director of Sustainability

Posted on February 3, 2014

Middlebury College progresses towards its goal of carbon neutrality and plans for the future.

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Apply for a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Student Scholarship

Posted on January 20, 2014

The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference summer programs are now accepting applications for Middlebury Student Scholarships.

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Reclaiming the soul of higher education: Steve Trombulak at TEDxMiddlebury

Posted on January 2, 2014

Steve Trombulak, Professor of Environmental and Biosphere Studies at Middlebury College and the director of the Middlebury School of the Environment, speaks at TEDxMiddlebury.

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Middlebury, Orion Magazine to Launch Environmental Writers' Conference

Posted on December 19, 2013

The new conference will be modeled after Bread Loaf, and will feature Rick Bass, Jane Brox and other renowned writers.

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