Environmental Sustainability at BMC

Archive for June, 2011

Sustainability Pledge Now Online!

Posted June 17, 2011

The Bryn Mawr College Community Sustainability Pledge, which more than 100 people signed on Earth Day, April 22nd, 2011, is now online, so people can sustainably commit to sustainability! Fill out the pledge by clicking here!

Bryn Mawr to Offer 360 Course in Sustainable Cities

Posted June 14, 2011

Bryn Mawr will offer a 360 Degrees course cluster in Sustainable Cities in Spring 2012! 360°: Sustainable Cities In 360°: Sustainable Cities, students and professors from the mathematics, growth and structure of cities, and education programs look at the numerous and interrelated challenges to the urban and natural environment including climate change, population growth, and [...]

Environmental Studies Now a Minor

Posted June 14, 2011

The Bryn Mawr Environmental Studies program has grown from a concentration into a minor! From the Environmental Studies program website: The Bryn Mawr College Environmental Studies Concentration is now a MINOR! Whatever you are majoring in, at Bryn Mawr or at Haverford, you may also complete a six course minor in Environmental Studies. The structure [...]

Earth Day 2011

Posted June 14, 2011

BMC Greens and other groups celebrated the 41st annual Earth Day on Friday, April 22nd, 2011. Prior to the event, the President’s Sustainability Steering Committee presented to the community the Climate Action Plan, signed by President McAuliffe in January, 2010. The Greens’ Earth Day celebrations included free burgers made from grass fed, organic beef, supplied [...]

Did You Know? The CEO Can Help You Get Involved in Sustainability!

Posted June 13, 2011

Bryn Mawr’s Civic Engagement Office has a directory for environmental volunteer opportunities! Please see their website for more information: Environmental Volunteer Opportunities

Bryn Mawr Achieves Tree Campus USA Status

Posted June 3, 2011

From “Inside Bryn Mawr”: Bryn Mawr Achieves Tree Campus USA Status Posted April 7, 2011 The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Bryn Mawr with Tree Campus USA status, reports Director of Grounds Ed Harman. The Tree Campus USA program honors college campuses and the leaders of their communities for promoting healthy urban forest management [...]