MHC's Environmental Commitment

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Starting in July 2008, paper bills for Mount Holyoke students will be a thing of the past. The College is partnering with CashNet to move paper bills online.
April 24, 2008 - 11:30am
The Daily Hampshire Gazette checked in on the progress of the Mount Holyoke's new, green dorm, which will be ready for students in the fall.
April 16, 2008 - 12:06pm
The work of visiting assistant professor of environmental studies Giovanna Di Chiro and her students in Holyoke is featured in an April 1 article in the Springfield Republican.
April 12, 2008 - 12:00pm

MHC's Focus the Campus campaign challenges departments and organizations to reduce their environmental footprints. Here are some facts and figures that will help you get started.

April 9, 2008 - 12:00pm

MHC's Center for the Environment and NOFA/Gardening the Community will host a screening of The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil at 4:30 pm in Hooker Auditorium.

March 31, 2008 - 2:15pm
Hear Sandra Postel discuss China's modernization and its uses of money, technology, and political power to race against its water problem on radio station Women Matter.
March 3, 2008 - 12:42pm

Mount Holyoke's Center for the Environment launches a campaign to reduce bottled water consumption on the MHC campus March 3-7.

February 29, 2008 - 4:15pm
Nuestras Raíces Giovanna Di Chiro and four students are working with Holyoke's Nuestras Raíces organization to help the city manage its environmental issues.
February 28, 2008 - 1:27pm

Anne Whiston Spirn will give a talk titled "Restoring Mill Creek: Landscape Literacy, Environmental Justice, and City Planning and Design" at 4:15 pm in Dwight Hall, Room 101.

February 18, 2008 - 4:00pm

Mount Holyoke students, faculty, and staff took part January 30-31 in Focus the Nation, a nationwide teach-in on global warming.

February 1, 2008 - 2:15pm

The Mount Holyoke campus community will kick off the nationwide Focus the Nation teach-in on climate change with a full day of activities on January 31.

January 7, 2008 - 1:15pm
A group of six Mount Holyoke students traveled to the University of Maryland and Washington, DC, to participate in the Energy Action Coalition's "Power Shift 2007" November 2-5.
November 20, 2007 - 10:39am

Environmental conservationists Laura Wildman and Kimberly Lutz will be at MHC Tuesday, November 13, to discuss restoring the health of New England's rivers.

November 7, 2007 - 2:15pm

Environmental journalist Alan Weisman discussed his latest book, The World without Us, on October 25. Weisman's talk was cosponsored by the Center for the Environment.

October 29, 2007 - 11:45am
The resident scientist at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in Costa Rica gave a talk titled, "Where Have All the Frogs Gone?" on October 24.
October 26, 2007 - 1:17pm
Alan Pounds, resident scientist at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in Costa Rica, discusses this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipients. Pounds will give a lecture at MHC October 24.
October 22, 2007 - 10:00am

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