MHC's Environmental Commitment

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

February 11, 2011 - 4:45pm
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 - 12:38pm

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 - 2:30pm

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 - 11:30am

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 - 10:45am
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 - 2:37pm
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 - 10:10am

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 - 12:00pm

Professor of geology Al Werner leads undergraduates on a climate change research trip to Svalbard, Norway--and the results are chilling.

August 25, 2010 - 10:30am
The Rodale Institute researcher is featured in a Huffington Post column on living, and eating, organic.
August 12, 2010 - 12:00pm
Claire Stout '12 is interning as a park ranger at Yellowstone National Park this summer, and she's sharing the experience through her blog.
August 6, 2010 - 12:00pm

The Holyoke-based energy efficiency company Energía is on campus this summer, working to air seal and insulate the attic of Wilder Residence Hall.

June 28, 2010 - 3:45pm

When students move out of the residence halls each year and leave behind unwanted items, Five College recycling manager Roger Guzowski and his team take action.

May 11, 2010 - 4:00pm

Questioning Authority tapped Timothy Farnham, Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, for his thoughts on the disastrous oil spill occurring in the Gulf of Mexico.

May 6, 2010 - 12:00pm
MHC's Pangynaskeia Day celebrated the Earth and the onset of spring with an all-campus picnic, May Pole festivities, concerts, canoeing, and more.
May 3, 2010 - 12:00pm
Mount Holyoke’s Amber Knee '10 develops real-life sustainable housing projects at the Amherst-based ecological architectural firm, T.I.A. Architects.
April 22, 2010 - 1:37pm