MHC's Environmental Commitment

Martha Hoopes and students in her invasive ecology course have partnered with the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis on a research project.
April 22, 2011 - 14:38

Pangy Day—a day that brings to mind food, fun, and festivities—is just around the corner. The celebration will take place Friday, April 29 on Skinner Green.

April 20, 2011 - 11:30

For one hour on March 26, MHC and its students took part in Earth Hour 2011, turning off lights to show their support for climate change mitigation.

April 14, 2011 - 12:15
Students are working with the Miller Worley Center for the Environment to raise money to support the charity: water organization in providing clean water in developing nations.
February 28, 2011 - 12:37
For 12 weeks last summer, Emma Puka-Beals '12 led conversations about sustainability—and wasn't afraid to get her hands dirty—as an education volunteer for Heifer International.
February 22, 2011 - 10:24

The Miller Worley Center will host Rice University anthropologist Valerie Olson, who will discuss the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Thursday, March 3.

February 18, 2011 - 13:15

Noted novelist, nature writer, and environmental activist Rick Bass will speak and read from his work February 17 in Hooker Auditorium.

February 11, 2011 - 16:45
The Miller Worley Center for the Environment has rescheduled its spring internship information session for all students to Thursday, February 10, at 4:30 pm in Kendade 303.
January 31, 2011 - 12:38

Mount Holyoke has met and exceeded its 2010 goal for greenhouse gas reduction to shrink emissions, bringing them down to nearly 10 percent less than 1990 GHG levels.

December 3, 2010 - 14:30
Temple Grandin, a renowned leader in the autism and animal rights movements, will discuss animal behavior and the treatment of animals November 17 in Gamble Auditorium.
November 9, 2010 - 11:37

Environmental historian Joachim Radkau will speak on "Rediscovering the Local in the Global: How to Write a Global History of Environmentalism" November 16 in Dwight Hall.

November 8, 2010 - 10:45
The MHC crew team waded into the Connecticut River as part of the 11th annual Connecticut River Watershed Source to Sea Cleanup.
November 4, 2010 - 14:37
Marine scientist Barbara Block will headline the celebratory events planned for the dedication of the Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Center for the Environment October 28 and 29.
October 19, 2010 - 10:10
After collaborating with President Pasquerella on clean water efforts, Yiting Wang '11 blogs about fostering sustainable enterprises that take care of both people and the environment.
September 3, 2010 - 12:00
Professor of geology Al Werner leads undergraduates on a climate change research trip to Svalbard, Norway--and the results are chilling.
August 25, 2010 - 10:29
The Rodale Institute researcher is featured in a Huffington Post column on living, and eating, organic.
August 12, 2010 - 12:00

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