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Jun 09, 2014, 18:52 ET
Unity College President Stephen Mulkey (PRNewsFoto/Unity College)

Unity College President Shares Vision for a Sustainable Planet in Yale Environment 360 Interview

The environmental college President whose vision helped ignite a growing national divestment movement sees education reform coupled with...

May 09, 2014, 17:36 ET

Big Win for Divestment Movement as Stanford University Dumps Coal-Mining Shares

 The movement began just two years ago by environmental activist Bill McKibben and Unity College, an environmental college in Maine with the...

Apr 17, 2014, 19:37 ET

Divestment Movement Crosses $100 Million Endowment Line, Unity College Praises Pitzer Decision

  A movement that began on November 13, 2012, at a 350.org event featuring environmental activist Bill McKibben and Unity College President...

Apr 09, 2014, 14:37 ET

Celine Cousteau to Speak at Unity College Commencement

Céline Cousteau, a young luminary of nature documentary filmmaking and conservation advocacy, will serve as Unity College's 2014 commencement...

Feb 25, 2014, 15:33 ET

Climate Crisis Goes Mainstream at Maine Climate Solutions Expo and Summit, March 12 at Augusta Civic Center

The undeniable threat of global climate change is now a primary concern for mainstream America. In response to the need for action to mitigate...

Jan 29, 2014, 17:47 ET

Reanimated Creatures Worthy of Frankenstein the Subject of Unity College Study

  Frankenstein's monster lives! … or at least something very closely related.  A real life approximation of the fabled monster has...

Nov 21, 2013, 18:34 ET

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey Offers a Manifesto on the Need for Higher Education Reform

  In recent years, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey – an internationally recognized scientist -- has been one of the most high...

Oct 18, 2013, 18:49 ET
Unity College has been nominated for the inaugural 2013 Greenest University of the Year Award.  (PRNewsFoto/Unity College)

Unity College Nominated for Inaugural 2013 Greenest University of the Year Award

 The first college in the United States to divest from investments in fossil fuels and adopt sustainability science as a focus for its...

Aug 22, 2013, 17:23 ET
Unity College Professor George Matula works with a student in the classroom.  (PRNewsFoto/Unity College)

Unity College Brimming with New Students, Credit Given to Leading Edge Environmental Focus

 Higher education is changing. One college in Maine, Unity College, known as America's Environmental College, is modeling a new, more...

Aug 15, 2013, 14:37 ET

White House Prepares to Install Solar Panels, Unity College Ponders Its Role in History

  As the White House press corps chatters about the possible installation of solar panels on one of the most storied homes in...

Jan 29, 2013, 15:30 ET

Visionary College President Stephen Mulkey Puts Higher Education on Notice Over Climate Change

Visionary Unity College President Stephen Mulkey has put higher education on notice over climate change: stand up and do what you know is...

Jan 29, 2013, 14:58 ET

Unity College Becomes First in Higher Education to Make Climate Change Central Focus

 Many institutions of higher education in the United States offer environmental majors.  Additionally, some are also focused on...

Nov 06, 2012, 17:43 ET
Unity College President Stephen Mulkey.  (PRNewsFoto/Unity College)

Time For Higher Education To Take A Stand On Climate

The following is a statement by Stephen Mulkey, President, Unity College: We are running out of time.  While our public policy makers...

Oct 29, 2012, 14:28 ET

Unity College Students to Envision Life Without Oil

 What would life without oil be like?  Whether caused by global crisis, natural disaster, or disruptions in access and distribution, life...

Apr 02, 2012, 15:24 ET

World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick to Visit Unity College

World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick will be visiting Unity College, America's Environmental College, on April 6. The visit will be his...

Mar 15, 2012, 15:39 ET

Unity College Announces Inauguration of Stephen Mulkey, Ph.D., 10th President of the College on May 12

The inauguration of Stephen Mulkey, Ph.D., as the 10th President of Unity College, will take place on Saturday, May 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the Unity...

Feb 07, 2012, 15:37 ET

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey to Serve as Panelist at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

On Wednesday, February 8, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey will serve as a panelist at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo's...

Sep 28, 2011, 14:40 ET
Cutting the ribbon is (holding scissors left facing) Unity College President Stephen Mulkey and former President Mitchell Thomashow.  (PRNewsFoto/Unity College)

A First in the United States, Unity College Opens TerraHaus

On Saturday, September 24, members of the Unity College community gathered in Unity, ME to celebrate a first for colleges and universities across...

Aug 23, 2011, 14:07 ET

Unity College Announces $10 Million Gift

Unity College announced a gift of $10 million for unrestricted endowment from an anonymous donor today. The gift is unprecedented in the small...

May 12, 2011, 15:28 ET
Dr. Stephen Mulkey Named President of Unity College.  (PRNewsFoto/Unity College)

Unity College Names Stephen Mulkey as President, Seeks to Attain National Presence in Sustainability and Environmental Education

An internationally-recognized scientist has been named the next President of Unity College, a small environmental college in Maine that has made...