MHC's Environmental Commitment

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

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 - 14:00
MHC junior Asha Chaudhuri '10, taking a semester to work for Zagat, writes about how green practices can boost restaurant profits.
April 22, 2009 - 12:00
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 - 12:00

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 - 11:30

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 - 12:00

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 - 15:30
Katey Walter '98, a rising star in aquatic ecology, discusses her ominous research on climate change in a February 20 story and video in the Los Angeles Times.
February 20, 2009 - 12:00
MHC’s Community-Based Learning Program hosts a series of panel discussions with representatives from local nonprofit organizations.
February 12, 2009 - 13:53
Mount Holyoke’s new residence hall has received Gold LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its environmentally friendly design. 
February 12, 2009 - 13:48
Mount Holyoke students and the Center for the Environment get praise for their outreach efforts in the Northeast Organic Farm Association’s recent newsletter.
February 3, 2009 - 12:00

Many wouldn’t think of a farm as a hot spot for an internship. But that’s exactly where environmental studies major Page May ’10 spent this past summer.

February 3, 2009 - 10:15
Let Rene Davis take you on a video tour on the New Residence Hall. Located on the southeast corner of campus, the “green” dorm houses 176 students from all classes.
February 2, 2009 - 12:00

The environmental studies prof is back in the classroom after a sabbatical. During her leave she delved into her interests in identity and sense of place, writing for various literary journals.

January 30, 2009 - 15:30

As part of the National Teach-In on Global Warming, MHC will sponsor two events focused on local, regional, and national solutions to global climate change on February 3 and 4.

January 22, 2009 - 15:00


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