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HEAG Hosts Soul Purpose Symposium

On Friday Nov. 5, Hamilton College students will have a chance to connect with the largest social movement in history: the movement for a thriving, just, sustainable world. The multi-part event, "Soul Purpose," is designed to help students unleash their generation’s potential to determine what kind of world will be left for the next millennium. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Annex with free food from the Indian Cafe followed by Awakening the Dreamer at 7:30 p.m.  More ...

The 2010 Eat Local Challenge took place on McEwen green.
Bon Appétit Recognized in Utica Observer-Dispatch

Bon Appétit, Hamilton’s food service provider, was recognized in a Utica Observer-Dispatch editorial (10/18/10) for its “eat local” efforts. On Sept. 28 Bon Appétit hosted its annual “Eat Local Challenge,” where all food served was grown within a 150-mile radius of campus.  More ...

Hamilton Achieves 11% Drop in Carbon Emissions

Steve Bellona, associate vice president for Facilities & Planning at Physical Plant, has reported an 11 percent drop in carbon emissions generated by Hamilton College in the fiscal year 2010—a new low in 11 years of record keeping.  More ...

Steven Hayward at Hamilton.
Hayward Asks: Is Sustainable Development Sustainable?

As a conservative concerned with environmental issues,  Steven Hayward describes himself as a “curious cat.” Hayward, the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, spoke at Hamilton on Oct. 4, at a talk titled “Is Sustainable Development Sustainable?”  More ...

HEAG Green Week is Oct. 4-8

The Hamilton Environmental Action Group (HEAG) is hosting its annual Green Week to encourage sustainability and raise environmental awareness within the Hamilton community from Oct. 4. – Oct. 8.  More ...

Steven Hayward
Public Policy Fellow to Discuss Sustainable Development
Steven F. Hayward, the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, will give a lecture on Monday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton. His lecture, “Is Sustainable Development Sustainable? Unconventional Reflections on Eco-Economics,” is free and open to the public. More ...
Mattresses destined for the dump were delivered to List Art Studio.
Recycled Mattresses Find New Life as Art Class Dummies
Look into Hamilton’s List Art Center from the outside and you’ll see what appears to be a burly man slumped over in a chair. Although he’s bundled up in winter clothes, he’s not about to go on a ski trip. His name is “Junior,” Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Cindy Tower’s handmade dummy. This fall, Tower is having students in her Introduction to Drawing class build and decorate their own dummies – a project that Tower calls an exercise in sustainability and community. More ...
The Eat Local Challenge features foods from within a 150-mile radius.
Bon Appétit’s Eat Local Challenge is Sept. 28
Bon Appétit Management Company, Hamilton’s food service provider, will host the 6th annual Eat Local Challenge, a made-from-scratch meal relying solely on local ingredients, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in McEwen Courtyard. More ...
Matt Kahn '88 speaks in the Chapel.
Matthew Kahn ’88 Discusses His Book, Climatopolis
 Matthew Kahn ’88 spoke to the Hamilton community about his latest book, Climatopolis on Sept. 21. His book offers an unusual approach to dealing with climate change: because little is currently being done to stop climate change, the world should switch its focus on adapting to the changes that have already been created and show no sign of slowing down. More ...
<em>Climatopolis</em> by Matt Kahn '88.
Climatopolis Author Alumnus Matt Kahn '88 to Lecture
Hamilton alumnus Matthew Kahn ’88 will address the economics of and future adaptation to climate change in a lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture, “Climatopolis: How Our Cities will Thrive in the Hotter Future,” is sponsored by Hamilton’s Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center. It is free and open to the public. More ...
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