MHC's Environmental Commitment

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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 - 4:15pm

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 - 9:00am
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 - 3:06pm

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 - 1:30pm

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 - 12:00pm
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 - 9:34am
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 - 3:02pm

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 - 2:00pm

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 - 4:30pm
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 - 10:05am
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 - 2:38pm

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 - 11:30am

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 - 12:15pm
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 - 12:37pm
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 - 10:24am

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 - 1:15pm