MHC's Environmental Commitment

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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 - 2:15pm
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 - 11:04am
Sarah London's internship with Worldwatch Institute confirmed that environmental studies is the right choice for her academically and professionally.
February 4, 2010 - 2:56pm

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 - 11:00am
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 - 12:00pm

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 - 3:30pm
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 - 10:31am

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 - 12:00pm
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 - 12:00pm
Joanna Adler, associate director of MHC's Career Development Center, is writing a new column on "green" jobs for
April 23, 2009 - 12:00pm

The Pangy Fest starts with the all-college picnic at 11:30 am at Pageant Green and then moves up to Skinner Green at 1 pm for a maypole dance, a new “thrift store,” music, and more.

April 22, 2009 - 2:00pm
MHC junior Asha Chaudhuri '10, taking a semester to work for Zagat, writes about how green practices can boost restaurant profits.
April 22, 2009 - 12:00pm
Lauret Savoy, professor of environmental studies, published an essay, “Pieces toward a Just Whole,” in the spring 2009 edition of the Georgia Review.
April 10, 2009 - 12:00pm

The best-selling author, activist, and Middlebury College scholar delivered an evening lecture titled “350--The Most Important Number in the World." Listen to the audio.

April 8, 2009 - 11:30am

The spring “Shrink Your Water Footprint” campaign aims to reduce shower times to five minutes or less and encourage other water-saving practices in residence halls.

March 26, 2009 - 12:00pm

UMass archaeologists Tim Binzen and Tim Barker will give a lecture titled “God Almighty Couldn’t Sweep it Away: Lore and Legacy of the Holyoke Dam and South Hadley Canal."

March 20, 2009 - 3:30pm