Tag: Unity College

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 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 — […]

The Sustainability Office will fill four work-study barn positions this fall. Eligible Unity College students can apply online here: http://goo.gl/1Pfipk 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 […]

Nearly three years after they committed to do so, the Obama administration is installing solar panels on the White House this week. The administration knows that this is an important symbol to an America desperate for climate leadership. In fact, we told them that in person when a crew of Unity College students teamed up […]

The first of our new campus livestock have arrived.  These Delaware chickens (plus one) and future barn residents are away at “camp” while the interior barn renovations are being completed, but they’ll move on to campus in the coming weeks to be joined by goats, sheep, and rabbits before our students return later this month.

This week we fired up the third inverter and so the full three arrays of our library solar project (click link to read more about our unique Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with our partners at ReVision Energy). Installed in September, the 144-panel, 37.44 kW solar photo-voltaic system was just big enough to require some unforeseen upgrades […]