Sustainability

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DeJong in Commentary Mag on Campus Sustainability Nudging

Apr 15, 2014 by NAS |

NAS research associate Rachelle DeJong has published an article in Commentary Magazine on the behavioral modification inherent in the campus sustainability movement. 

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Top Five Environmental Themes in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

Apr 07, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

The recent movie reimagines Noah as a prophet of environmental sustainability. 

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What I Learned in Sustainability School

Apr 03, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Rachelle DeJong recounts her final thoughts on an eight-week MOOC on Sustainability.

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Divestment’s Gettysburg?

Mar 11, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

The divestment movement suffers a devastating defeat at Hamilton College.

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Trash Radicals: Sustainability’s New Ascetic Ideal

Feb 27, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Colleges' "zero waste" policies and sustainability movements have grown exponentially and developed into long-term institutional policies.

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Truman Show

Jan 07, 2014 by Peter Wood |

A sensible university in the Midwest shows a light-hearted side in a video featuring its president. Peter Wood gives a nod to the good humor and reflects on the strains of political correctness cropping up in the university's… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

The Highs and Lows of 2013: NAS Picks Higher Ed’s Top Ten Stories

Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013. 

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Signing the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment

Dec 05, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

Nearly 700 college presidents vow to eliminate their campuses' greenhouse gas emissions. NAS found that these schools are concentrated along the two coasts, more likely to be elite liberal arts colleges than universities, predominantly… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

From Student Activist to Gotham’s Mayor

Nov 15, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The Metropolitan Studies major is now the Metropolitan-in-Chief. Peter Wood takes a look at how perspectives from academia have influenced Bill de Blasio.

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The New School’s New Wail: A Visit to Campus Sustainability Day

Oct 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

At a sustainability festival at The New School, students complacently accepted pseudo-scientific claims and the nationwide campaign to divest holdings from oil companies. 

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Happy Campus Sustainability Day!

Oct 23, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

Colleges across the country celebrate the 11th annual campus sustainability day. 

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Doubts, Deficits, Divestments, and Developments: A Higher Education Bubble Update

Jul 17, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

CFOs lack confidence in their institutions' financial sustainability, Loyola University fails to enroll enough students to make budget, and the University of Wisconsin announces a "flexible option" for college credit.

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What Does “Sustainability” Cost?

Jul 10, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

Middlebury College goes green...and its budget goes red.

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Video: Steve Milloy’s Keynote Address at NAS 2013 Conference

May 29, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

Steve Milloy, founder of JunkScience.com, gives the luncheon keynote address at NAS's "A Mighty Maze" conference.

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Swarthmore Lets an Angry Mob Take Over

May 20, 2013 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood comments on the most recent display of the sustainability movement's "new anger" at Swarthmore College.

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