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.

Student disrupts U.N. climate proceedings with impassioned speech

Posted on December 9, 2011

Student climate activist Abigail Borah found the spotlight this week when her surprise speech caught the world's attention.

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May Boeve '06.5 featured in YES! Magazine.

Posted on November 30, 2011

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.

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Middlebury joins launch of $1 billion ‘Green Challenge’

Posted on October 11, 2011

Middlebury and other leading colleges commit a total of $65 million
to innovative energy efficiency financing initiative.

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Solar Decathlon team finishes in fourth place overall

Posted on October 1, 2011

Team Middlebury College received 1st place in three of the ten Solar Decathlon contests to take 4th place overall!

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Midd named a Top 10 Cool School by Sierra Magazine

Posted on August 16, 2011

Sierra Magazine released their list of "America's Coolest Schools" today, and Middlebury made the top 10!

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Midd Featured in NY Times Article About Sustainability in Higher Ed.

Posted on August 15, 2011

Middlebury's role as a frontrunner in sustainability efforts among colleges and universities is highlighted in this recent New York Times article.

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Solar Decathlon Team Says "Come On In!"

Posted on August 12, 2011

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.

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Rolling Out the Green Carpet

Posted on July 20, 2011

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.

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Bill McKibben named to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Posted on April 28, 2011

On Tuesday, April 19, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced its 2011 class of members, and Bill McKibben, Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, was included among them in recognition of his myriad contributions to the environmental movement.

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Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Posted on March 17, 2011

The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest is proud to have Gary Hirshberg, CE-Yo of Stonyfield Yogurt and Middlebury parent, serve as the inaugural - Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Center. Read about the residency and Gary's recent visit to campus.

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