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Hixon Center to co-host “Sustainability x Curriculum” workshop

June 21, 2017

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The Hixon Center will be co-hosting a “Sustainability x Curriculum” workshop on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Founders’ Room of the Honnold Mudd Library. Drawing upon the success of the Mellon Foundation-funded 2010 Teaching Sustainability workshop in Claremont, the workshop is designed to highlight and devise approaches, as well […]

Hixon Center director to co-teach Hive-sponsored “Chemistry, Sustainability and Art” pop-up course this fall

June 12, 2017

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Starting this fall, Hixon Center director Tanja Srebotnjak will be co-teaching a pop-up course titled, “Chemistry, Sustainability and Art” this Fall. The course, which will be funded by a course development grant from the Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (The Hive) will also be co-taught by Eric Doehne (Scripps; Art Conservation), Jerry Van […]

The Hixon Center has a new home!

June 6, 2017

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The Hixon Center will be relocating this summer to the first floor of the Norman F. Sprague Center, moving into what is currently the Sprague Learning Studio Classroom. Incoming Dean of Faculty Lisa Sullivan announced the move to the campus community on Tuesday, stating that the move would provide the Hixon Center “space for [its] interns and educational programming.” […]

Summer/Fall part-time student positions available: Bicycle Revolution Film Outreach Coordinators

May 24, 2017

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Harvey Mudd College professor Paul Steinberg (political science and environmental policy; Malcolm Lewis Chair of Sustainability and Society) is offering two (2) part-time positions to assist him with publicity and outreach for the documentary film, Bicycle Revolution. Job Description: Professor Paul Steinberg of Harvey Mudd College is looking to hire two students currently enrolled at the Claremont […]

Hixon Center congratulates graduating EEA seniors!

May 9, 2017

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The Hixon Center congratulates three graduating seniors who have successfully completed the Emphasis in Environmental Analysis (EEA)! The three seniors are Coco Coyle, Huting Lin, and Kevin Smith! These students will receive a Certificate of Completion, be recognized in the Commencement Program, and have the Emphasis marked on their official college transcripts. The Emphasis in Environmental Analysis […]

Hixon Center announces 2017 Rasmussen summer research projects

April 27, 2017

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The Hixon Center recently selected four proposals, submitted by HMC students and faculty, for research projects to be funded by the Rasmussen Summer Research Fund this summer. The Rasmussen Fund, administrated this year by Professor Albert Dato (engineering), supports student and faculty research in the area of environmental sustainability. The Fund is dedicated to supporting […]

Hixon Center announces Research Fellows for summer 2017

April 17, 2017

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The Hixon Center recently selected three students from across the Claremont Colleges to serve as research fellows for summer 2017. Each year, the Hixon Center provides up to three summer research fellowships to students interested in performing research in environmental sustainability. These students, aptly referred to as ‘Hixon Fellows’, directly engage in the Center’s research projects. These […]

Hixon Center hosts ‘Claremont Energy Vision’ on campus

April 16, 2017

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Last week, the Hixon Center co-sponsored and hosted the Claremont Energy Vision, a convening of students, faculty, community members, local officials and renewable energy experts from Claremont and beyond. The event focused on Claremont Locally Grown Power, an initiative from the Community Home Energy Retrofit Project (CHERP) to bring low-cost renewable energy to low-income housing in Claremont, and […]

Hixon Center welcomes Simona Bordoni to campus

April 13, 2017

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In the last segment of its Black, Gold and Green Speaker Series, the Hixon Center welcomed Simona Bordoni, professor of environmental science and engineering at Caltech. Bordoni presented her talk, “Where, When and Why Does It Rain?” to an audience of students, faculty, staff and community members at lunchtime on April 11th in the Shanahan Center’s […]

Hixon Center releases two new Technical Working Papers

April 4, 2017

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This past week, the Hixon Center released two new papers as part of its Technical Working Paper series. The Hixon Center maintains a Technical Working Paper series as a means to share interesting findings from research projects as well as insights from a variety of in-house projects and collaborations. We also accept contributions from faculty, […]