MHC's Environmental Commitment

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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
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 - 12:00pm
MHC’s Community-Based Learning Program hosts a series of panel discussions with representatives from local nonprofit organizations.
February 12, 2009 - 1:53pm
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 - 1:48pm
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 - 12:00pm

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 - 10:15am
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 - 12:00pm

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 - 3:30pm

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 - 3:00pm

Students from the Environmental Studies Senior Seminar will exhibit sustainability initiatives at Bikes, Vampires, and the Sun: Investigation of Sustainability Initiatives on the MHC Campus.

December 3, 2008 - 11:30am

She won't graduate from Mount Holyoke for another several months, but Beth Lariviere FP '09 already has her first publication listings for her future CV.

November 20, 2008 - 3:00pm
Award-winning writer and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams spoke at Mount Holyoke about her new book, Finding Beauty in a Broken World, on Tuesday, October 21. Listen to the audio.
October 22, 2008 - 3:56pm
Students joined MHC's Green Partners to celebrate "Lick It Green," a fall event that exposes students to environmental stewardship departments and activities on campus.
October 9, 2008 - 9:38am

Geographer Carolyn Finney delivered a lecture titled "What's Race Got to Do with It?: Climate Change, Privilege, and Consciousness." Listen to the audio.

September 10, 2008 - 4:15pm
Listen to professor of geology and environmental studies Lauret Savoy discuss "The Future of Environmental Essay" in a podcast in the latest issue of Terrain.org.
May 12, 2008 - 12:00pm
Sandra Postel, the Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Center for the Environment, spoke with ABC 40 about being named one of the world's "greatest minds."
May 2, 2008 - 11:51am

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