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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Wellesley College (MA)

The environmental studies minor is designed to provide all students with a set of core knowledge and exposure to a breadth of approaches and ideas important to environmental studies. Environmental ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Environmental Studies

  • Wellesley College (MA)

Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary program at Wellesley College. It trains students to address pressing issues, such as the biodiversity crisis, the collapse of oceanic fisheries, toxic waste disposal, global ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Class of 1957 Green Fund

  • Wellesley College (MA)

The Class of 1957 Fund was established by the Class of 1957 to provide funding for initiatives designed to enhance sustainable practices at Wellesley, to reduce Wellesley's environmental impact ...


Water is a priority at Wellesley College

  • Wellesley College (MA)

Photo shows the importance of water at Wellesley College. We have our own wells and water treatment facility for potable water. The college is also located within the Charles River ...

  • Posted Sept. 13, 2016
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Education through Restoration: The Campus Landscape as a Living Laboratory

  • Wellesley College (MA)

"Campus," from Latin, translates as field or open plain. In support of sustainability initiatives, some colleges and universities have undertaken the restoration of campus open spaces as a "living laboratory ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Restoring the Wellesley Campus Community: Landscape as Infrastructure and Learning Resource

  • Wellesley College (MA)
  • Haley & Aldrich, Inc. (MA)
  • Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (MA)

Over the past decade, Wellesley College has executed two major projects that have addressed campus needs while providing substantial environmental benefit and educational opportunities through the living classroom of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Certificate in Sustainability

  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (MA)
  • Wellesley College (MA)
  • Babson College (MA)

Addressing the challenge of using earth’s resources sustainably requires a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach, in which basic research about the causes and consequences of environmental problems is combined with ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall

  • Wellesley College (MA)
  • Ann Beha Architects (MA)

Alumnae Hall has had little or no upgrades to HVAC systems and interior finishes since it was built in 1932. This project included a complete gut renovation of all building ...

  • Posted July 25, 2012
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10 kW Ground Mount Array: Athletic Fields

  • Wellesley College (MA)

Wellesley’s 10 kilowatt photovoltaic solar panels at the Sports Fields have been generating renewable energy for electricity on campus since 2010. In 2014, the solar panels produced 12,381 ...

  • Posted Oct. 6, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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