This Knoll, which is the brainchild of two undergraduates (Bennett Konesni ’04.5 and Jean Hamilton ’04.5), has been blessed by the Dalai Lama (in 2012), and provides food for the campus and community, has become a beloved fixture on campus.
For Vermonters, this has been a summer of heavy rains and destructive floods, including August flash floods in Middlebury.
Hannah Ennis ’23.5, an environmental justice major, has been awarded a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant to conduct artistic workshops focused on sustainable conflict transformation techniques.
A College student group proposed a road map for the town of Middlebury to cut its emission of carbon dioxide by 80 percent by the end of this decade.
Madison Springfield MAIEP ’22 has found scuba diving to be an important way to commune with nature as well as inform her work in marine conservation and environmental policy.
Deirdre Heekin ’89 has been recognized as one of the 2023 Drinks Innovators of the Year by Food & Wine. Meanwhile, earth and climate science professor Jeff Munroe is expanding the science of terroir by using a new analytical framework to pinpoint how environmental factors affect the resulting wine.
U.S. Representative Sean Casten ’93 (IL- 06) spoke about his work on energy efficiency on March 6 as a part of the Global Sustainability Alums Speaker Series, reports the Middlebury Campus.
“Forever chemicals,” PFAS, have been found in period underwear marketed as nontoxic and organic, surprising many people, including environmental health researcher Shruthi Mahalingaiah ’98.
In a New Yorker column, Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben invites us to widen our imaginations on what sustainable energy and economies might look like, beyond recent breakthroughs in fusion technology.