The Middlebury Campus

What does it mean to be an activist at Middlebury?

“A lot of people who are leading activist charges, it’s the same group of people over and over,” said student activist Taite Shomo ’20.5.

By HANNAH BENSEN

November 14, 2019

Students engaged in a variety of change-making efforts, both on-campus and off, report unique challenges that come with navigating activism at the college.

Energy 2028 update: College partners with Goodrich Farm on anaerobic digester project

Cows at Goodrich Farm in Salisbury, Vt., will provide 100 tons of manure daily for the anaerobic digester.

By CECELIA SCHEUER

September 19, 2019

Middlebury College, working in collaboration with local partners, broke ground on an anaerobic digester facility at the end of August. The project will provide the college with a new source of renewable energy.

Middlebury Moves to Divest as Part of New Energy2028 Plan

Members of Divest Middlebury celebrate yesterday's news on Facebook Live.

By SABINE POUX and JAMES FINN

February 14, 2019

The Middlebury Board of Trustees unanimously voted to divest last weekend, the culmination of a more than six-year effort by student-activists to rid the institution's endowment of investments in fossil fuels. Divestment is one of four components of the institution’s new 10-year Energy2028 plan,...

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