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Madison  (Maddy) Fredrick ’17
Maddy Fredrick ’17 Gets a Taste of Sustainable Agriculture as Farmscape Intern

Madison (Maddy) Fredrick ’17  is combining her passions for the environment and cooking in an internship this summer at Farmscape, the largest urban farming venture in California.  More ...

Joyce Barry
Barry Gives Invited Earth Week Lecture

Joyce M. Barry, visiting assistant professor of women’s studies, was invited by the department of Environment and Sustainability at Bowling Green State University to give a lecture on April 21 as part of BGSU’s Earth Week programming.  More ...

Cannavò Co-Edits Book on Green Theory and Great Thinkers

Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon, co-edited by Associate Professor of Government Peter Cannavò, was recently published by The MIT Press. The publisher calls the book “the first comprehensive volume to bring the insights of Green Theory to bear in reinterpreting” canonical theorists such as Plato, Aristotle, Du Bois and Confucius.  More ...

Hamilton students and alumni participated in the People's Climate March on Sept. 21.
Hamilton Students, Alumni Participate in Largest Climate March in History

On Sunday, Sept. 21, more than 45 Hamilton students, alumni, faculty and staff boarded buses, cars, trains, and subways to arrive at the corner of 71st and Central Park West in New York City to participate in the People’s Climate March. Along with approximately 400,000 fellow marchers, students waited eagerly -- with signs, whistles, costumes and posters -- so that they could demand action before the United Nations Climate Summit, which took place on Sept. 23.  More ...

The Forever Wild Class with Professors Onno Oerlemans and Robin Kinnel at Jim Schoff's '68  Camp Wenonah.
Forever Wild Class Visits Adirondack Park

Professor of English Onno Oerlemans and his Adirondack seminar (ES 220: Forever Wild: The Cultural and Natural Histories of the Adirondack Park) visited sites in the Adirondacks on Oct. 5-6. The class of 17 sophomores and juniors traveled to Asgaard Farm near Jay, N.Y., Whiteface Mountain and Great Camp Wenonah, and to the two museums in the park.  More ...

Mine Your Own Business Screening Nov. 8

A screening and discussion of the documentary, Mine Your Own Business, will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Pit, KJ.  Mine Your Own Business examines the controversial Rosia Montana mining project in Romania in 2007. The event is free and open to the public.  More ...

Jonathan Waterman
Environmental Filmmaker and Author to Lecture

Environmentalist, climber, filmmaker and author Jonathan Waterman will present a lecture on his latest book, Running Dry: A Journey from Source to Sea Down the Colorado River, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Auditorium, Taylor Science Center.  More ...

Projected CO2 Emissions
Campus Meets Climate Action Plan Goal Four Years Early

When Hamilton College started measuring its CO2 emissions in 2007, carbon equivalents measured 22,540 metric tons. By 2011, the College had reduced emissions to a total of 17,817 metric tons, surpassing its 2015 Climate Action Plan goal of 18,032 and achieving a 20 percent reduction four years ahead of schedule. In the past year, solid waste was also reduced on campus by 25 percent from 916 to 675 metric tons.  More ...

William Rusche '13 and Andrea Wrobel '13.
Green Religion

Within the past 25 years, a new type of social movement has emerged in American culture: religious environmental groups. Their members apply religious texts and beliefs to environmental causes, raising environmental concern and benefiting sustainable practices. However, despite how diverse and numerous these groups have become, sociologists have yet to study them in detail.  More ...

Anders Halverson's <em>An Entirely Synthetic Fish</em>.
Synthetic Fish Author Details History of Rainbow Trout

 In his lecture in the Science Center Kennedy Auditorium on April 11, Anders Halverson, author of An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World, discussed the history of the rainbow trout as a game fish and the environmental implications of massive, cross-country stocking in freshwater streams.  More ...

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