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Solar House Shines on Middlebury Campus
Burlington Free Press, April 13, 2012


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Vermont Law School's environmental law program is considered the best in the country.

January 16, 2012

Thirty-four solar trackers will be located on Route 125 and produce enough electricity to power Battell Residence Hall.

October 10, 2011

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

Beyond coal

Sierra Crane-Murdoch '10, winner of the Brower Youth Award, talks about Power Past Coal.

Fighting hunger

Corinne Almquist promotes 'gleaning' to fight hunger in Vermont.

Mahaney Center for the Arts Goes Green

In keeping with the College’s commitment to environmental stewardship, the Mahaney Center for the Arts (MCA) has made many changes to lessen the Arts’ resource footprint over the past several years.

Environmental Council

1. Purposes

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To promote environmental awareness among faculty, staff, and students.

b. To make policy recommendations to the president of the College designed to:

i. ensure a safe and healthy environment for all who live and work on the College campus.

ii. promote environmentally sound ecological (air, land, and water) stewardship practices.

Middlebury College's Commitment to Carbon Reduction

Endorsed by the Trustees on May 8, 2004

 

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Resolution on Achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2016

adopted by Trustees May 5, 2007

Whereas Middlebury College has committed itself to integrating environmental stewardship into both its curriculum and its practices on campus. (Mission Statement, 2006), and

Middlebury awards Fellowships in Environmental Journalism for 2009

Administrators of the Middlebury College Fellowships in Environmental Journalism recently announced 10 fellowship recipients for 2009. The program, in its third year, is designed to support intensive, year-long reporting about environmental issues by journalists at the start of their careers. According to Bill McKibben, scholar in residence in Environmental studies and program director, the pool this year included “a fiercely competitive field of applicants.”

College's Axinn Center at Starr Library wins awards for sustainable design

Earlier this spring, the Donald E. Axinn ’51, Litt. D. ’89 Center for Literary and Cultural Studies at Starr Library received a Sustainable Design Award from the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) and an Excellence in Architecture award from the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). Sustainability is an integral part of the culture at Middlebury College, which has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2016.

Middlebury students attend Powershift 2009

More than 190 Middlebury students and several faculty and staff members will travel to Washington, D.C., this weekend to attend the 2009 Powershift conference, a youth climate gathering that organizers hope will draw as many as 10,000 students from across the country.

Many of the students will also attend Capitol Climate Action, co-organized by Middlebury Scholar in Residence Bill McKibben, which organizers expect to be the largest civil disobedience protest on climate change in history.

Colleges turn to wood chips for heat — and education

Temperatures in Middlebury, Vermont, are expected to dip well below zero in the next few days. But students at Middlebury College should be cozy and warm — thanks in part to wood chips.