Blog Archive

Sugar Crew’s Sweet Spring Break

Mar 28, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

While some students spend their spring break basking on the warm beaches of the Bahamas or frolicking in some other warm place far away from the frozen hills...

Thoughts on life, sustainability, basketball and how to make your own trail from Julian Marcu ‘18

Mar 24, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Q. Where you are from, how/why you chose Dartmouth? A. I live ten minutes south of San Francisco in a small beach town called Pacifica. I spent...

Sustainable Agriculture: Food for Thought

Mar 24, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Last month five Dartmouth students hit the road on their way to the NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) Vermont winter conference. Each one with a unique perspective on...

Sustainability Professionals Offer Career Advice

Feb 27, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

This winter the Sustainability Office, as part of the Dartmouth Green Careers Program, hosted two panels aimed at easing student anxiety and offering insight into how sustainability professionals...

Divest Dartmouth wins Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award

Feb 23, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Award winners, from left, Kevin Curnin ’86, Rebecca Holcombe, Shawn O’Leary, and Francesca Gundrum ’17 participate in the panel discussion at the ceremony. (Photo by Eli...

Snapshots: The Environmental Studies Foreign Study Program in Southern Africa

Feb 23, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

When choosing where to study abroad, Dartmouth students have plenty of options. For students interested in sustainability, the Environmental Studies Foreign Study Program in Southern Africa stands out...

Joe Fairbanks ‘17 on Bikes, Sustainability and the Art of Story Telling

Feb 22, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Joe Fairbanks '17 has a lot of passions, from biking and canoeing to sustainability and storytelling. At Dartmouth, Joe has been able to weave his passions together and allow...

Dartlist gets a new look

Jan 27, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

New year, new look! Dartlist, Dartmouth’s equivalent of Craigslist, got a much needed facelift at the beginning of winter term 2017. Since it’s inception in 2011,...

Winterim Wanderings

Jan 22, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Given the diversity of interests represented in the Dartmouth student body, we're not surprised to learn about the myriad of different adventures Dartmouth students pursued over winterim....

Student Spotlight: Mallory Rutigliano

Jan 22, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Perhaps it is fortuitious that Mallory Rutigliano '17 is the Energy Intern in the Dartmouth Sustainability Office. Between her schoolwork, internship, piccolo and flute playing for the Dartmouth Wind...

Two Dartmouth alumni journey to Morocco for the United Nations Climate Change Conference

Jan 22, 2017 posted by Rosi Kerr

Sustainable Dartmouth alumni Morgan Curtis ’14 and Remy Franklin ’13 participated in the 22nd Conference of the Parties of the United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change ...

Winterim Reflections from Staff members: Rosi, Jenna, & Laura

Dec 12, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Director of Sustainability, Rosi Kerr New Year, New Reality Each year, the long days of the New Hampshire winter and the impending New Year bring time for reflection...

Sustainable Holiday Traditions From Our Big Green Families to Yours

Dec 12, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

When it comes to the holiday season, Dartmouth once again earns its Big Green nickname. Faculty, staff, students and alumni of Dartmouth College are rich with sustainable holiday...

Feliz Navigating Your Way Around a Sustainable Holiday Season

Dec 08, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

As a small child, the advent of the holiday season would find me gaily belting out Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, The First Noel and...

Paying It Forward: A conversation between a past and a present intern

Nov 29, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Each year, the Dartmouth Sustainability Office staff is joined by a senior Sustainable Dartmouth Intern. This intern serves as a liason between the student sustainability community and the...

Food Week at Dartmouth

Nov 16, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Chances are, today you will think at least once about food. Maybe it will be trying to decide between a burrito or a slice of pizza, or maybe...

Recycling at Dartmouth: What Happens to Your Waste?

Nov 11, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Over the past few weeks, there has been some confusion about waste at Dartmouth and rumors about recycling, or the lack there of, spread across campus. Students and...

Student Spotlight: Brianna Beach ‘20

Nov 11, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Brianna Beach ’20, hit the green ground running. While this is only her first term at Dartmouth, she has already discovereda home in the Sustainability Office, working as...

The Green side of Red and Blue; The 2016 Presidential candidates views on the environment

Oct 20, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Political season 2016 is (finally) coming to a close.  On November 8th, Americans will go to the polls and elect not only a new president, but new senate...

An appetite for sustainability; a tour of The Class of 1953 Commons

Oct 20, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Before there was Dartmouth’s Class of ’53 Commons, lovingly referred to as FoCo by students, there was Thayer Hall. Originally built in 1937, Thayer Hall was lacked...

Sustainability for all Seasons

Oct 19, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

No matter the season, weather, craziness of classes or hubbub of socializing, Dartmouth students always find time to be sustainable. Check out this photo blog of some of...

Student Spotlight: Environmental Engineer Paul Vickers ‘19

Oct 18, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Ever seen a giant carrot running around campus? Don’t worry, the sleep deprivation hasn’t gotten to you yet. That’s just vegetable and...

Dartmouth Sustainability Office Announces Commitment to Improving Inclusivity and Intersectionality

Sep 20, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

Thanks to dialogue and feedback from students, faculty, and staff, the Dartmouth Sustainability Office announced, in late June, an Action Plan for Increasing Inclusivity and Intersectionality within the...

Dartmouth Sustainability Interns reflect on their Big Green Summer

Sep 13, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

The Dartmouth Office of Sustainability would not succeed without the hard work, passion and energy of our wonderful team of interns. Our interns were busy this summer collecting...

Being Green at Big Green: Tips and ideas for how to live a sustainable life at Dartmouth

Sep 13, 2016 posted by Rosi Kerr

The word “sustainability” evokes different ideas for different people. Some people think about reusable water bottles, some think about meditation and others about economics. All of...

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