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Sustainability News

Dec 14, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Researchers determine that sustainability is now a science; Occupy Wall Street's sustainability committee plays house; Harvard looks to hire someone who can "cultivate an understanding of food"; and a debate asks whether the… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

From Diversity to Sustainability: How Campus Ideology is Born

Oct 12, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Sustainability, like diversity, subtracts from the better purposes of higher education.

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Sustainability News 8-3-10

Aug 03, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

This edition of sustainability-in-higher-ed news includes the University of Toledo’s new curricular residence life programs in sustainability; UNC’s workshop to help participants explore oppression and injustice; the… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Reaching for the STARS

Jul 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Sustainability assessment on campus says a lot about the larger movement's need to count points.

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Encyclopedia of Sustainability, 4th Edition

Jul 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A 4th edition of the NAS 'sustainapedia' of the key names, terms, books, colleges, and organizations in the campus sustainability movement.

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An Elbow in the Ribs: Prof-Prodding Toward Sustainability

Feb 17, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Campus administrators and leaders of sustainability organizations come together to think of ways to get "reluctant professors" to teach sustainability. Their answer: "Change how they think."

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Encyclopedia of Sustainability, 2nd Edition

Jan 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A 2nd edition of the NAS 'sustainapedia' of the key names, terms, books, colleges, and organizations in the campus sustainability movement.

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Virginia Tech Tries to Enforce Ideology in Strategic Diversity Plan

Dec 23, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Back in March, I received a leaked copy of a plan for one of the colleges at Virginia Tech.  It was a new set of guidelines for faculty promotion and tenure that would require every candidate to compile an annual record of… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Dancing with the STARS

Sep 28, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

AASHE publishes an early version of a project called the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) to measure colleges' sustainability progress.

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Thursday Vert-Degree

Jun 25, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Green news: go asparaguses, intelligent life isn't sustainable in outer space either, and messages from AASHE.

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Human Nature: NAS Attends an Environmental Justice Conference

May 02, 2008 by Ashley Thorne |

Ashley Thorne shares reflections on the "Race, Place, and Environmental Justice" conference held on campus at Princeton.

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