On Sept. 25, 2015, Harvey Mudd College celebrated the official launch of the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design with a dinner ceremony during the fall meeting of the board of trustees. Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the new center, which will continue […]
The Hixon Center is a proud supporter of the Claremont Energy Challenge (CEC). The Challenge is a two-year, $5 million competition among 50 small and mid-sized cities across the U.S. that is organized by Georgetown University. The competition aims to measurably reduce energy consumption in residential, municipal and educational buildings while stimulating education, innovation, transferability […]
Together with its friends and partners from CHERP and the Claremont Energy Challenge, the Hixon Center (Emily Chittick, Anjaneya Malpani, Lillian Liang and Tanja Srebotnjak) participated in Claremont’s 4th of July parade of 2015. It was a great turnout and the CEC was represented by a large contingent of volunteers and supporters.
Hixon Center director Tanja Srebotnjak attended this year’s AESS conference, which was held June 23–27 at UC San Diego. Professor Srebotnjak presented a paper on racial and ethnic disparities in exposure to oil and gas development in California that built on research conducted while she was with the Natural Resources Defense Council. She also chaired […]
The first five students at the Hixon Center are wrapping up their summer research projects. One of the topics they researched is oil and gas development in California. The students researched the chemical composition of oil and gas wastewater, the identification of potentially risky class II underground injection wells disposing of oil and gas wastewater […]