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Research To Be Presented in Ethiopia, in Amharic | December 8, 2011

Senior environmental policy majors researched issues in Ethiopia this fall and, with help from Professor Travis Reynolds and Abebu Kassie '14, who is from Ethiopia, their findings will be presented in Ethiopia in the local language.


Another LEED-Certified Building | November 9, 2011

Goddard-Hodgkins Hall received LEED Gold certification for the 2010 renovation that used local, recycled, and sustainably harvested materials and increased the energy efficiency of the 53-year-old building.


Conference Explores Link Between Chemicals and Obesity | October 11, 2011

Research suggesting chemicals may play a role in obesity is the topic of a daylong conference cosponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Goldfarb Center Friday, Oct. 14. Read more in the Portland Press Herald story.


Sustainability Report Highlights Green Initiatives | October 6, 2011

Colby's Sustainability Report 2010-11 samples green initiatives, starting with the new biomass heating plan and ending with charts showing a 45-percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions since 2002.


Wildlife Scientist on the Future of Conservation | September 29, 2011

World Wildlife Fund's Eric Dinerstein, one of the world's visionaries in conservation, gave students cause for alarm and reasons for hope regarding looming environmental challenges.


Young Alums' Blue Reserve Water Business Thrives | July 27, 2011

A water-cooler company started by Nick Friedman and Brandon Pollock, both '10, when they were students, is gaining traction in Maine and beyond.


Fleming in UN Talks on Geoengineering | June 16, 2011

Professor Jim Fleming (science, technology, and society) is participating in the UN Environment Program's Convention on Biodiversity liaison group meeting on climate-related geoengineering, June 29-July 1 in London.


Campus Drive Tops Construction Projects | June 10, 2011

A million-dollar road construction project on Campus Drive, with work (and traffic delays) slated to continue into August, tops the list of improvements underway on campus this summer.


Student Work Informs Statewide Policy Debate | May 26, 2011

Proposed legislation to abolish the Maine Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) is opposed by the Natural Resources Council of Maine, which features GIS data provided by Yiyuan Qin '12 (see Map of Proposed 30% Development) in its advocacy.


Green Graduation -- Again | May 12, 2011

More than Miller Lawn will be green at Colby May 22. For the third year, commencement is also "Green Graduation" -- a designation that comes from a number of initiatives campus-wide.

Last Updated: 12/18/13 4:12 PM