Tag: Climate Change

This past weekend Unity College students rallied alongside the approximate 1,200 students who traveled from 100 colleges and universities throughout the nation to attend XL Dissent. *not sponsored by Unity College*

Drop Everything and Rally! A last minute opportunity for Unity College students! This weekend, March 1st and 2nd, join students from across the nation in a march from Georgetown University to the White House. Demand the attention of Obama and make it known that the youth of America does not want to see him approve […]

Orono, Maine Wells Conference Center Saturday February 1st 2:00-5:00pm Departure time: 12:45pm Featuring: Garth Lenz: International award winning photojournalist. Eriel Deranger: Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations (ACFN) Communities Coordinator. Sherri Mitchell: Executive Director of the Land Peace Foundation and Indigenous rights attorney. She will discuss the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership), an international trade agreement, and how […]

GET OUT! ….for Earth Week. Cardboard Kayaks, Contra Dance, Goats, Chickens, Trashion Show, Night Paddle, Food Fun, Open Greenhouse, and more! Earth week activities are planned for the entire week of April 15 and include a full slate of campus events, sustainability challenges, presentations, and trips.  This year’s Earth Week theme, “Get Out!” will include daily emphasis […]

350 Maine will hold it’s statewide meeting here at Unity College on Sunday, October 28, from 10am to 4pm in the Student Activities Building.  Participants will help shape the organization moving forward and find out how Maine can get involved in local, regional, and global climate campaigning. Student activists and others from around the state […]

This spring, we’re celebrating the inauguration of Unity’s 10th president, Dr. Stephen Mulkey.  As is our custom, we planted a tree to honor the occasion — this time a white oak. Professor Doug Fox, campus tree man and director of the Center for Sustainability & Global Change had this to say about the white oak […]

Last month, President Mulkey made a presentation to the faculty introducing the ideas in the white paper he wrote, titled The Imperative of Sustainability and Opportunities for Unity College. His speech, as well as the white paper in greater detail, (both available here: http://www.unity.edu/AboutUnity/PresidentWelcome/PresidentMessages.aspx ) outlined how Unity College’s instructors should go about integrating the […]