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Some of the 90 pounds of items collected in the Mini Cram & Scram.
Mini Cram & Scram Nets Food, Reuse Items

Eight students from the Recycling Task Force and the Cram & Scram crews collected reused items and food during exam week in the mini-scram campaign. About 90 pounds of food, clothing, bedding, shoes and coats, small appliances and furniture were donated. The food will be added to that being collected at the Physical Plant for the Clark's Mills Food Pantry. The appliances and furniture are headed to the Utica Salvation Army, along with the reuse sneakers from the Fitness Center and the Athletic department.  More ...

Kirner-Johnson Building
KJ Achieves LEED Gold Certification

The Hamilton community’s sensitivity to its impact on the environment is reflected in several awards recently granted to the College by two national organizations. The College has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification, established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), for the renovated 40-year-old Kirner-Johnson (KJ) Building.  More ...

Soul Purpose Aims to Help Participants Reclaim Future
A multi-part event, “Soul Purpose” will aim to connect the multifaceted issues of today’s world and move participants to a state of greater understanding, compassion and empowerment, on Friday, Nov. 6, in the Annex. More ...
Dorm Energy Battle Results Are In
During the month of October Hamilton's 30 residence halls competed in “Do it in the Dark,” a Dorm Energy Battle aimed at reducing energy consumption. Residents of Saunders, Wertimer, and 3994 Campus Road achieved the most significant changes, lowering expected kilowatt-hour use by 29.91 percent, 28.42 percent and 23.22 percent, respectively. More ...
Hamilton Students Featured in New York Times
Max Wall ’10 is featured in a New York Times Education Life article titled “Simpler Substances” (11/1/09). Wall founded the Loose Association of Friends for the Better Appreciation of Fermentation, (Lafbaf), this fall at Hamilton. The photos included in the piece were taken by Kristen Morgan-Davie ’12. More ...
Population Control and Sustainability
Overpopulation is inextricably tied to countless environmental issues: Poverty, water shortages, pollution and waste management, famine, and resource consumption. It was this topic, with a focus on family planning and sex education, that was the focus of a discussion on Wednesday in the Kirner-Johnson Red Pit led by Izaak Walton League representative Rebecca Wadler Lase ’00 and Sierra Club representative Cassie Gardener. More ...
Sierra Club Representative to Lecture About Global Over-Population
Rebecca Wadler '00, a representative of the Sierra Club, will speak about global over-population and its adverse environmental impacts, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m., in the Red Pit at Hamilton. The talk is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Hamilton Environmental Action Group. More ...
Students assemble paper cranes for 350 day.
350 Paper Cranes
The Hamilton Environmental Action Group (HEAG ) participated in the worldwide 350 day on Oct. 24. HEAG members made 350 papers cranes that were hung on a tree in Root Glen to raise awareness of the climate crisis. More ...
Members of the Senior Gift Committee announce the class gift will support an environmental endowment fund.
Environmental Endowment Fund is Class of 2010 Senior Gift
The Class of 2010 Senior Gift was announced on Oct. 1 at the Senior Gift Kickoff in the Fillius Events Barn. The gift will support an Environmental Endowment Fund. Keynote speaker Greg Robitaille '85, co-chairman of the Annual Fund, challenged the class to outperform previous years and realize that this gift is setting the stage for their future engagement with the college. More ...
The Building Dashboard displays energy usage.
HEAG Begins Semester With Green Week
The Hamilton Environmental Action Group (HEAG), launched this semester's campaign to encourage sustainability and raise environmental awareness within the Hamilton community on September 21. The campaign, known as Green Week, was designed both to promote a sense of individual environmental responsibility and to educate students and faculty members to environmental problems on campus that have global implications. More ...
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