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Unity College is all about making life real. Real people doing real things that make a real difference. So, we invite you to be part of our active and environmentally aware community. The blogs listed below are hosted by Unity faculty, staff, students. Read, comment, and engage in conversation that will take you from Maine to the tropics of Dominica.

Unity College Sustainability Monitor
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:18 AM

In a press release this week, Amazon became the latest tech company to commit to 100% renewable power.  Apple, Facebook, Google, SalesForce, and Box have already stated that they intend to achieve a goal of procuring100 percent renewable energy.   Apple is the largest private owner of solar facilities in the US.

Its the wave of the future for economic, environmental, and marketing reasons.  Eventually this wave will result in fossil fuel investments becoming de-valued ‘stranded...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:48 AM

I found out today (for reasons I do not wish to tell the public) I will be leaving California soon. Which means I will be free to explore the job world. I can go wherever I want to go and apply to my dream job, finally! My first thought was back to Africa and my second thought was back to Hawaii, but when I think about it, why does it have to be somewhere I have already gone. My options are unlimited, I just have to research what all is out there. I really would love to find work in the...

Unity College in Maine Internship Program
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 1:41 PM
So here ends my fifth week here at CMZ. It’s hard to believe I have one full week left. A lot has happened this week, namely lots and lots of practice for my final keeper talk. I have been presenting in front of a live group of guests almost every day in preparation for the official day, which is still yet to be decided. Each and every single time I do this I realize I am slightly less nervous than the time before, and though there is not much time left I hope that will make some sort of...
Sustainability Thought and Deed
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:46 AM
Yesterday afternoon, 12 students and one instructor from PS 2003 Physics, Mechanics and Energy performed safety checks and pulled trouble codes on 55 student and staff vehicles, a record for this activity.

We checked lights, fluid levels, tire wear, and tire pressure. We also "pulled" check engine light "trouble codes" using a laptop-based code-puller device, and dispensed advice as to what to do about them.

Several more dangerous safety concerns were noted that would...