MHC's Environmental Commitment

Seal of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges

The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges includes Mount Holyoke, based on our environmental policies, practices, and academic offerings.

April 17, 2014 - 15:00
Countdown author Alan Weisman

Alan Weisman, author of Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, speaks November 21 on how to rebalance our world and its population.

October 28, 2013 - 11:15
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella and Daphne Chang ’16 participated in an April 3–4 conference on the “intentionally designed endowment.”

April 10, 2014 - 10:15
Frances Moore Lappé

Author-activist Frances Moore Lappé argues that the root of global problems lies in faulty thinking. Real solutions require an “ecomind.”

October 21, 2013 - 14:45
Jens Christiansen, professor of economics

Economics professor Jens Christiansen, at a recent anti-fracking rally in Springfield, was interviewed by Channels 22 and 40.

March 28, 2014 - 15:30
Marijke Schouten

Marijke Schouten ’15 turned a summer internship into an opportunity to work from home and still contribute to a report for the IMF and the World Bank.

September 27, 2013 - 15:30

Last month Countdown author Alan Weisman discussed the need to slow population growth and the dangers of ignoring this pressing global problem.

December 4, 2013 - 12:45
Harvest Festival

Celebrating a gift from the class of 2007, the Miller Worley Center will host its seventh annual harvest festival in the student garden September 25.

September 20, 2013 - 17:30

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