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2013-11-10 23:00:26

Warns Higher Education Consortium of “The Specter of Failure”; Calls for Redesign of Environmental Education Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 In a speech marked by pointed criticism of American environmentalism, James Gustave “Gus” Speth told regional colleges this weekend, “It’s time for a new environmentalism” and for “going back to the ideas of the 1960s and early 1970s, rediscovering their more radical roots, and stepping outside the system in order to...

2013-10-02 23:31:10

Moran will work closely with Founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian; role of President created to lead and manage Year Up’s continued growth and guide the organization to performance excellence Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Year Up announced today the appointment of Garrett Moran in the newly created position of President, effective October 28th. As President, Moran will report to Year Up’s Founder and CEO, Gerald Chertavian and will be directly accountable for all elements of Year...

2013-04-23 12:28:23

NEW YORK, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kathryn Wasserman Davis, author, journalist, philanthropist and scholar, died peacefully at home at the age of 106 surrounded by her family and devoted caregivers. She was a resident of Hobe Sound, Florida; Tarrytown, New York; and Northeast Harbor, Maine. Having skied into her 80s, played tennis into her 90s and kayaked, swum, painted, traveled and taken on all comers at croquet until this year, Mrs. Davis remained a wonder and inspiration to...

2012-01-10 12:56:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kelly Brush Foundation awarded $100,514 in grants for spinal cord injury prevention at the end of 2011 enriching the lives of those with spinal cord injuries and furthering the foundation's mission to improve ski racing safety, Kelly Brush Foundation President Charlie Brush announced. The foundation granted $53,442 in Ski Racing Safety Grants to ski clubs and teams across the country. In addition, the Kelly Brush Individual Grant...

2012-01-04 11:00:00

Middlebury College Energy-Efficient Self-Reliance House, Fourth Place Winner in DOE Solar Decathlon, Allows Student Residents to Monitor Indoor Air Quality, Adjust Ventilation for Optimum Energy Usage Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 AppliedSensor, a designer and manufacturer of chemical sensor components, announced today that its iAQ-engine intelligent Indoor Air Quality Module is installed in Middlebury College´s Self-Reliance solar-powered house to provide real-time...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

KINGSTON, R.I., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for International Sport, administrator of National Sportsmanship Day, has selected Middlebury College as the inaugural 2012 National Sportsmanship Day "Model Sportsmanship School." National Sportsmanship Day, in its 21st year, will be celebrated on March 6, 2012. On an annual basis, the Institute will select a high school, college or university as its National Sportsmanship Day "Model Sportsmanship School." The...

2011-09-15 14:31:00

OVER 700 RIDE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY PREVENTION, ADAPTIVE SPORTS BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kelly Brush Century Ride raised a record amount and drew the largest turnout in the six year history of the annual event held in Middlebury, Vt. The 100-mile ride held on Sept. 10, raised over $275,000 for spinal cord injury prevention, adaptive sports and ski racing safety. A total of 721 riders participated in the scenic ride through the Champlain Valley....

2011-06-30 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 entrants announced today that they will rely on lighting solutions offered by Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of America's premier LED lighting companies and an industry leader in ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs, as they prepare to submit their solar home prototypes for final testing and judgment this fall. Grasping that the ultimate Solar Decathlon champion will not only...

2011-06-27 09:16:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and HERNDON, Va., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Middlebury Interactive Languages today announced the addition of five new languages to Powerspeak Languages, an online language-learning product. The new languages are: English as a Second Language (ESL) for Mandarin speakers, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Korean. With these additions,...

2011-05-13 07:00:00

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy (MMLA) in partnership with Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., will soon open its new Italian Academy, a full immersion Italian residency program for middle and high school students this summer. The program, taking place this summer from June 26 to July 23, will offer a unique study abroad alternative for students interested in learning more about the Italian language and culture in an engaging...