Hardly a week goes by without a college announcing a plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions or build classrooms that are environmentally friendly. In “Degrees That Matter: Climate Change and the University ,” (MIT Press) Ann Rappaport and Sarah Hammond Creighton, both leaders of Tufts University’s Climate Initiative, explain how colleges can be at the forefront of the green movement.
Seeking more room for research and teaching, universities move some non-academic staff away from campus.
Use of major athletics donation to U. of Oregon from the co-founder of Nike has some questioning the university's priorities.
A sampling of global warming "teach-in" day events features faculty panels, classroom discussions and environmental demonstrations.
Author discusses new book on the classic buildings of the oldest American campuses.
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