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Hixon Center welcomes Senator Kevin de León to campus

March 28, 2017

Senator Kevin de León speaks to audience.

As part of its Black, Gold and Green Speaker Series, the Hixon Center welcomed Senator Kevin de León to the Harvey Mudd College campus this past Thursday. Senator de León presented his talk, “California’s Climate Leadership,” to an audience of students, faculty and staff from the Claremont Colleges, as well as community members, in the R. Michael […]

Hixon Center to co-host ‘Claremont Energy Vision’ event on April 13

March 22, 2017

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Harvey Mudd College will be hosting Claremont Energy Vision, a convening sponsored jointly by Toward Ecological Civilization (EcoCiv), the Community Home Energy Retrofit Project (CHERP, Inc.), the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, and the Environmental Analysis (EA) Program at Pomona College. The event will be taking place on Thursday, April 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. PT in the auditorium of the R. […]

Hixon Center Interviews Professor Paul Steinberg

March 17, 2017

Paul Steinberg

The Hixon Center recently sat down with Paul Steinberg, Professor of Political Science and Environmental Policy at Harvey Mudd College, to discuss the potential impacts of the Trump administration on a number of environmental and climate policy areas. In particular, Steinberg discusses the future of the country’s commitments to international climate action, the repeal of […]

Harvey Mudd places third in 5C PowerDown Competition

March 11, 2017

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Harvey Mudd College earned third place in the 5C PowerDown Competition, which began on February 13th, 2017 and concluded on March 6th, finishing the competition with a 5.2% reduction. The competition pits the Claremont Colleges against one another to see who can reduce their electricity consumption by the largest percentage during the three-week competition period. […]

Hixon Center Welcomes California High-Speed Rail Authority to Campus

March 9, 2017

As part of its Black, Gold and Green Speaker Series, the Hixon Center invited Melissa DuMond (Director of Planning and Integration) and Margaret Cederoth (Sustainability Manager) of the California High-Speed Rail Authority to speak at the Harvey Mudd campus on March 8th, 2017. The event took place in the auditorium of the R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching […]

Hixon Center welcomes Renewable Energy expert Daniel Kammen to campus

March 2, 2017

Daniel Kammen

As part of its Black, Gold and Green Speaker Series, the Hixon Center invited Dr. Daniel Kammen to speak at the Harvey Mudd campus on March 1, 2017. The event took place in the auditorium of the R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching & Learning. Dr. Kammen teaches courses in energy and public policy at the University […]

Call for Applications: Hixon Center-Ecologic Institute Summer Internship Program

February 2, 2017

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The Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design is calling for applications for the Hixon Center – Ecologic Institute Summer Internship Program in Berlin, Germany for Summer 2017. The Hixon Center and Ecologic Institute, a private, not-for-profit environmental think-tank and applied research organization, have formed a partnership to provide internship opportunities to qualified students enrolled full-time at […]

Composting coming to Hoch-Shanahan, Res Halls this Spring

February 1, 2017

This spring, the City of Claremont will launch its Organic Waste Collection Program. As part of the program, the Hixon Center has been working with Facilities & Maintenance and Dining Services to bring composting to Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons and to the residence halls soon after. In April 2016, the Hixon Center and F&M conducted a campus […]

Call for Applications: 2017 Summer Research Fellowships

January 27, 2017

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The Hixon Center has just announced four research fellowships for Summer 2017! Each year, the Hixon Center offers summer research fellowships for students interested in environmental sustainability. Most fellowships are paid, and last from May until late July. Research can be performed on- or off-campus. For the summer of 2017 (5/22 – 7/28/17), the Hixon Center is […]

Hixon Center Announces Black, Gold and Green Lecture Series

January 15, 2017

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This Spring, the Hixon Center will host its Black, Gold and Green Lecture Series. The series aims to engage students and faculty across the Claremont Colleges in environmental sustainability issues and topics across a variety of disciplines. In particular, the Black, Gold and Green series deliberately introduces sustainability issues in policy, legal and economic contexts. Speaker […]