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Summer 2023
Summer 2023

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Summer 2023 dates and programs will be announced in early November. Please click here to join our email list and be notified when we begin accepting applications.

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Final Pitches
Final Pitches

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Our student teams just finished pitching their concepts for a new social venture to our panelists from Dartmouth’s Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship and Dartmouth’s Irving Institute for Energy and Society.   In no particular order we had… A community challenge-based environmental sustainability app. PlanEAT encourages users to reduce their meat consumption through community-based motivation, personal… Read More

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A Look Back At The Week

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Here we are on Sunday. It has been one week since students from all across the globe gathered at Dartmouth to learn about sustainability. Much fun has been had. I dare say that we learned a few things along the way, too. We kicked off the program with a scavenger hunt around campus.   We… Read More

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Climate Action Projects and Mount Moosilauke
Climate Action Projects and Mount Moosilauke

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On Wednesday afternoon students presented their climate action project to our panelists Rosi Kerr, Dartmouth’s Director of Sustainability, and Amanda Graham, the Academic Director at Dartmouth’s Irving Insitute for Energy and Society. Seeds of the Future is a community garden concept in Worcester, MA. Seattle Sewage Solutions aims to divert stormwater runoff from the Puget… Read More

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On We Go

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After stretching down from Saturday’s hike on the Appalachian Trail, students woke up on Sunday and attended two of an assortment of faculty-led workshops. In Guerilla Gardening, students explored the reclamation of People’s Park in Berkeley, CA and discussed the efficacy of the seed bomb. In Earthcation, students examined the environmental implications of travel. Other… Read More

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A Recap of the Week

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Our Climate Future has wrapped the first week of programming and we wanted to share some highlights. We kicked things off on Sunday night with an inspirational keynote address from Rob Watson, the “godfather” of LEED and voted one of the 25 most important Dartmouth alums of all time. Rob also spoke to the group… Read More

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Final Pitches and Moosilauke

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An intense 72-hour startup sprint culminated with pitches on Wednesday evening. Our seven teams worked hard to shape an initial idea into a minimum viable product with a “go to market” strategy. In no particular order, we had Clotho, a patchwork clothing brand that will repurpose fashion industry discards into bespoke products. Sunstainable, a line… Read More

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Week Two Begins

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The 2022 Sustainable Summer cohort is into our second week and we’ve made ourselves right at home at the Dartmouth Campus. What does that look like? Morning coffees at fo-co, study groups in the Rocky, and nighttime chats at the Bema illuminated by fireflies. During our free time students have taken the lead organizing everything… Read More

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The Welcome Wagon

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Our 2022 Environmental Leadership Academy at Dartmouth is off to a strong start! On move in day it was all hands on deck. Students and their luggage got settled with the help of facilitators, their families, and our trusty red wagon. Soon, it was time to get down to business. Inspired by current market solutions… Read More

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Summer 2022 Update
Summer 2022 Update

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We’re back and – after two summers of virtual programming – we are excited to resume in-person programs for Summer 2022. We are currently planning on programming only at Dartmouth College. Here’s what you can expect on a program with us this summer: A positive learning environment We are living through a time of extraordinary… Read More

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