MHC's Environmental Commitment

Five MHC students attended Rio+20 in June, seeing firsthand the struggle of world leaders to find a balance between economic growth and environmental protection.

August 16, 2012 - 09:45
Hannah Blackmer ’12 and Dana Rubin ’12 spoke on WCAX Channel 3 news about their plan to tour the country in a grease-fuelled car looking for examples of homemade power.
June 28, 2012 - 16:37

Video: This spring, visiting lecturer Stephanie Brown led a new architectural studies course that required students to redesign South Hadley’s landfill and recycling center.

May 9, 2012 - 15:30

MHC graduate Stacey Funston ’11 recently undertook a project of her own design to restore a public pathway in Holyoke known as "the dingle."

May 5, 2012 - 19:15
Levees.org founder Sandy Rosenthal '79 examines the myth that conservationists stymied the Army Corps' efforts to construct barriers to prevent flooding in New Orleans.
May 4, 2012 - 13:30
For Hannah Blackmer ’12 and Dana Rubin ’12, next month's graduation doesn’t mean applying for jobs or looking for internships.
April 24, 2012 - 10:50
For five MHC students a dream is about to come true—the chance to attend the 2012 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June.
April 19, 2012 - 16:15

The Five College Board of Directors is seeking proposals for sustainability initiatives from community members at Mount Holyoke and the other four colleges in the consortium.

February 3, 2012 - 09:00
More than 24,000 people received holiday greetings from Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella this year—and nary a tree was lost in the process.
December 19, 2011 - 15:06

In this Video Bookshelf entry, environmental studies professor Lauret Savoy and her former student Aileen Suzara ’06 talk about writing and The Colors of Nature.

December 13, 2011 - 13:30
Miller Worley Center coordinator Ruby Maddox-Fisher's efforts to create a better food system in the community have been nationally recognized with a Real Food Award.
December 12, 2011 - 11:57
Linn Jennings '12 and Sofiya Taskova '12 participated in the Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology this past summer, conducting research on topics of their choice.
November 14, 2011 - 09:34
The Miller Worley Center's Tim Farnham talked with the Daily Hampshire Gazette about Francis Moore Lappe, who spoke at MHC last week as part of the Environmental Writers series.
November 3, 2011 - 15:02
The Miller Worley Center is bringing two influential authors and activists, Frances Moore Lappé and Captain Charles Moore, to campus as part of the Environmental Writers series.
October 4, 2011 - 13:54
The Miller Worley Center for the Environment will host the fifth annual Harvest Festival this Wednesday, September 21 at 4 pm at the MHC Student Garden atop Mandelle Hill.
September 19, 2011 - 16:24
In a video from the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Abby Goldman '10 talks about her work on hybrid materials and devices as a Fulbright Fellow at the Technion in Haifa, Israel.
April 25, 2011 - 10:05

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