MHC's Environmental Commitment

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 - 14:15

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 - 13:15
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 - 10:39

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 - 14:15

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 - 11:45
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 - 13:17
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 - 10:00
A global warming lecture by Alan Pounds on October 24 will kick off an exciting new interdisciplinary study abroad program at the Monteverde Institute in Costa Rica.
October 9, 2007 - 10:15

Sandra Postel, an authority on international water issues, takes new position as the Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Center for the Environment.

October 5, 2007 - 10:15

Author Anna Lappé delivered a lecture illuminating the challenges posed by climate change, environmental degradation, and the globalized food system. Listen to the audio.

September 27, 2007 - 13:30

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, urged immediate action on the very real crisis of global warming.

September 20, 2007 - 15:45

The Mount Holyoke Garden Society began its first planting this summer in the new community garden that will produce organic food crops.

August 9, 2007 - 15:30
EAC Logo What do water bottles, climate change, and tampons have in common? Just ask any of the members of Mount Holyoke College's Environmental Action Coalition (EAC).
March 9, 2007 - 09:53
Professor of geology Al Werner answered questions about the recent IPCC climate change report that says humans are "very likely" responsible for global warming.
February 9, 2007 - 12:00
Voices from Silent Spring, the Center for the Environment series, will celebrate the centennial of the birth of Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring.
January 30, 2007 - 14:40
For the third year in a row, MHC is going head-to-head with 201 colleges in 43 states to see who will have bragging rights as the greenest school with the best recycling program.
November 13, 2006 - 12:00

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