Tag Archives: Environment

Middlebury’s Newest Udall Scholar!

Congratulations to Jacob Freedman ’21 for being named a 2020 Udall Scholar and to Divya Gudur ’21 for receiving Honorable Mention! Jacob is one of 55 students from 48 colleges and universities selected as 2020 Udall Scholar. A 16-member independent review committee selected this year’s group on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, […]

Udall Nomination Deadline Coming Up– Jan. 20!

Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country?Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service?Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building? If you answered “yes” to these questions, the Udall Scholarship may […]

Join DC Alumni Panelist Discuss the State of Climate Change Policy -11/4 @ 7PM

Location: Davis Library 105A

The Center for Careers and Internships and Middlebury in DC, in collaboration with the Middlebury Professional Network, are hosting Live From DC: The Fight to Stop Climate Change, a discussion among Middlebury and MIIS alumni on legislation, legal remedy, and remediation efforts.

The conversation will be broadcast from Middlebury’s office in DC to both the Middlebury and Monterey campuses (at Middlebury, screened in Davis Library Rooms 105A & 105B).

The alumni panelists include:
• Evan Freund ’99, Senior Director, World Wildlife Fund
• Tatsatom Goncalves ’19, Helms Fellow, World Resource Institute
• Keisuke Iyadomi ’04 MIIS, Climate Change Specialist, the World Bank
• Marna McDermott ’99, Deputy Director and Counsel, Conservation Litigation Project

go/livefromdc for more information.

RSVP in Handshake: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/379842

Oscar Psychas ’21 Named Udall Scholar

Congratulations to Oscar Psychas ’21, Middlebury’s newest Udall Scholar! Oscar was one of 55 sophomores and juniors selected nationwide for his outstanding work on environmental issues and advocacy. Read more about Oscar and the Udall Scholarship here: https://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/MeetScholars.aspx?webid=5703 You can read more about one of Oscar’s projects, WildMidd, in the newsroom: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/618477 Way to go, […]

4 NEW Degree Programs at Tufts

Tufts University has focused on launching NEW DEGREE PROGRAMS we think you might be interested in:

The School of Medicine established two online graduate degree programs:

The Board of Trustees approved two programs focused on training professionals to tackle complex issues surrounding climate change:

News From the Franklin Environmental Center

What I Learned in the Last Three Decades: A first glimpse of my new book

Thursday, April 4
7:00 p.m. in Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center

Join Bill McKibben as he shares excerpts from his upcoming new book Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? which is being published exactly 30 years after his groundbreaking The End of Nature. This new book asks what we’ve lost in those decades–and what we might still hope to protect.

NOTE:  Click here to check out Falter at The Vermont Book Shop, to learn more about the book and pre-order if desired. Shop local!  Falter will be released on April 16 by Henry Holt and Co.

Call for Applicants: NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering 

Call for Applicants: NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 (11:59 PM, EST) Rising sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students from all U.S. colleges/universities are invited to apply for a 10-week NSF/REU summer research program in interdisciplinary water science and engineering at Virginia […]