The Extreme Energy Immersion leaves Boston Saturday morning with a load of Unity students and a dozen others.  Among them, the Natural Resources Defense Council‘s Rob Friedman (pictured) is on the bus and gave us this preview of the Immersion on his Switchboard blog over at NRDC.  Original post, October 11, 2013. To Gas and Coal […]

This update on barn goings-on is  from Barn Manager Meg Anderson.  Thanks to all of you for your interest in the campus livestock program.  Stay tuned for more opportunities to get involved. *Note: For those of you with a special interest, you can read more about orf and our approach to addressing animal health issues […]

Unity College students are encouraged to volunteer at MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair taking place just up the road from campus on September 20-22. For one 4-hour shift, volunteers receive: coveted Fair Volunteer tee-shirt Fair admission for the day you work one meal at the Common Kitchen on the day your work free camping Additional […]

This post originally appeared on We Are Power Shift. Find out more about the 2013 Power Shift Conference and youth climate convergence at their website. There’s an impressive array of folks gathering in Minnesota right now for this weekend’s Extreme Energy Extraction Summit. They’re activists, organizers, movers and shakers of all stripes — many of […]

If you’re a student or employee at Unity College, you’re also an AASHE member.  The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education maintains a robust resource center, manages the comprehensive Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), and provides valuable professional development and networking opportunities.  Importantly, AASHE has also recently established their Academic Commons — […]

Unity College is exploring commuter vanpool options for employees and committed students. Vanpool Benefits Save money – The vanpool will cost riders between $100 and $160 per month depending on your location and contract.  See table below for projected cost comparison. Reduce wear on your vehicle. Decrease emissions – emissions from employee and student commuting […]

The Sustainability Office will fill four work-study barn positions this fall. Eligible Unity College students can apply online here: Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the barn crew here at Unity College. If you are selected from our list of applicants, you will become part of a team that oversees the […]