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Survey Rates BU Among Greenest Schools in the Country

By Jaime Lutz , The Daily Free Press Published: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 The Princeton Review released survey results on April 20 that includes Boston University in a list of hundreds of colleges across the United States that have successfully gone green. The ranking comes after the university’s massive environmental push in recent years, a […]

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Campus Gets a (Green) Summer Makeover

University to put $55 million into renovations Take a good look around campus before Commencement, because much will have changed by fall semester. In a good way. Starting the week after graduation and continuing to mid-August, Boston University will conduct $55 million worth of (mostly green-friendly) renovations — from boosting wireless access and swapping oil […]

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How to Recycle Almost Anything

BU and Goodwill team up for Earth Day Bu Leslie Friday Lounging on GSU Plaza takes on new meaning today. To help celebrate Earth Day 2010, sustainability@bu, which carries out BU’s sustainability program, is teaming up with Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries to create a faux living room, complete with couches, carpeting, tables, and chairs — […]

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sustainability@BU website selected as “2010 Webby Honoree”

The sustainability@BU website was recently selected as a 2010 “Webby Honoree” in the Green category for the 14th Annual Webby Awards. Nearly 10,000 entries were received from all 50 states and over 60 countries.

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Boston University chosen for 2010 “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges.”

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State Pledges $25 Million for Green Computing Center

Governor Deval Patrick last month pledged $25 million to help fund construction of a Green High-Performance Computing Center (GHPCC), to be powered by alternative energy. The center, which will be built in Holyoke, is projected to cost $100 million. Patrick said the center, whose construction will begin this fall, will provide an infrastructure for research […]

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April Challenge

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