Middlebury holds talk on divestmentApril 26,2013MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College will hold a second panel discussion on divestment and the college’s endowment at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Dana Auditorium.
This event will focus on the perspectives of Middlebury students regarding divestment, endowment management and environmental policy.
Panelists include sophomore Jeannie Bartlett, an environmental studies and conservation biology major; sophomore Teddy Smyth, an environmental studies and policy major; junior Ryan Kim, an economics major; junior Ben Wiggins, a political science major and economics minor; senior Zach Drennen, a double major in political science and economics; senior Janet Bering, an environmental studies and biology major; and senior Michael Patterson, a classical studies major with an economics minor.
The panel will be moderated by former Gov. James Douglas.
It is open to the public.
For more information, visitwww.middlebury.edu.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: In 1835, deranged house painter attempts to kill Pres. Andrew Jackson; in 1969, Beatles play last live public performance on roof of Apple Corps building, London; in 1935, poet Richard Brautigan born in Tacoma, Washington.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Maple syrup standards revised to match international standards; city must decide how best to use $300K in leftover sewer project money; Bryanna Allen reports on funding proposal for solar projects; local agency gets HUD money.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1393, quick thinking teen girl saves King Charles IV of France from burning alive at masquerade ball; in 1760, Vermont town of Pownal created by N.H. Gov. Benning Wentworth; Canuplin, Filipino movie star, born.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day, 1700, Cascadia Earthquake, Magnitude 9 plus, strikes West Coast with tsunami effects felt as far away as Japan; in 1885, troops loyal to Sudanese Mohammad Ahmad conquer Khartoum; in 1992, Boris Yeltsin untargets U.S.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 971 AD, Southern Han war elephant corps defeated by Song Dynasty troops bowmen; in 1870, Montana, Marias massacre, U.S. kills 173 Native Americans; in 1941, Charles Lindbergh recommends neutrality pact with Nazis.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bryanna Allen reports Castleton Downtown hosts open house, fire in Springfield leaves family without a roof of their own, suspected Bosnian war criminal trial goes to jury, Brent Curtis reports Rutland Town budget set to rise.