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 […]
Congratulations to our graduating students! Tomorrow’s commencement activities are a tremendous public celebration of our focus on sustainability science, and the real achievement of our students in the field. We know you’ll continue to do great things in your communities. Graduates wearing the green ribbon at tomorrow’s ceremony have signed the Graduation Pledge, which states: […]
13 November 2012 Dear Colleagues, On the 5th of November 2012, the Unity College Board of Trustees unanimously voted to divest our endowment from fossil fuel industries. While one might think that this was logical for a college where Sustainability Science structures the academic program, it was not easy. Indeed, the Board’s committee on investment […]
I am proud to say that earlier today the Unity College Board of Trustees voted to divest the College endowment from fossil fuels. The following editorial is my statement to the public about this important step. Time for higher education to take a stand on climate Stephen Mulkey President Unity College Unity, ME 04988 5 […]
Join national thought leaders in campus sustainability as we discuss best practices and challenges for preparing students for a changing climate, with an emphasis on curriculum, research, and experiential learning. Wednesday, October 24, 2-4:30. Founders Hall North, Conference Room. 2-3:30 National Keynote Broadcast 3:30-4:30 Campus Conversation with President Mulkey Our Campus Conversation will […]
Unity College has partnered with ReVision Energy to bring a significant solar energy project to campus this month. The 37.44 kW, 144-panel solar photovoltaic array will be mounted on the Quimby Library and Thomashow Labs roofs and is expected to produce about 45,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually – more than 80% of the library’s previous […]
The monthly Community Meal to support Veggies for All takes place this Saturday at 5. Join us at the Community Center on School Street for burgers, beans, fiddle heads , lawn games, and more. And help VFA plant onions in the library field at 3pm Saturday. No experience necessary.