MHC's Environmental Commitment

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 - 15:45

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 - 16:00

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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 13:37

Environmentalist Marty Strange, author of Family Farming: A New Economic Vision, will give a lecture at 4:30 pm in Kendade Hall, Room 305.

March 31, 2010 - 15:30
Mount Holyoke College announces a $5 million gift to name and support the Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Center for the Environment.
March 23, 2010 - 10:40

Center for the Environment director Tim Farnham talked to students at a “Fireside Chat” conducted by MHC’s chapter of the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network.

March 22, 2010 - 14:15
The Center for the Environment will feature a panel presentation titled “Women of Color in Environmental Leadership, Law, and Public Policy” February 25 at 4:30 pm.
February 17, 2010 - 11:04
Sarah London's internship with Worldwatch Institute confirmed that environmental studies is the right choice for her academically and professionally.
February 4, 2010 - 14:56

The Center for the Environment, led by Tim Farnham, is embarking on a new season with new directions, resources, and topics for the spring semester.

January 29, 2010 - 11:00
Questioning Authority recently tapped the associate professor of geography and chair of geology and geography for his thoughts on the recent UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.
January 12, 2010 - 12:00

The Center for the Environment cosponsored two events to connect MHC students with alumnae, who shared stories about their careers in the environmental field.

December 15, 2009 - 15:30
Yiting Wang '11 is a member of the Chinese youth delegation attending--and participating in--the UN's Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark.
December 11, 2009 - 10:31

The Harvest Festival, the Local Gracious Dinner, Gardening the Community in Springfield, and a Five College food discussion were among the activities that CE cosponsored this fall.

November 19, 2009 - 12:00
Kristen Schafenacker '05 is featured in the November 16 New York Times column Entry Level, where she talks about farming in Brooklyn.
November 17, 2009 - 12:00

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