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Bike lanes to be added to Hub roadways by 2018

By Steven Dufour In an attempt to keep up with the city’s growing bike population, Boston Bikes announced on Friday a plan to add 75 miles of bike paths to Boston in the next five years. The Bike Network Plan outlines several stages of implementation for various types of lanes, traffic signals and signs specifically […]

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Boston University School of Management 3rd in US on List of “Green” MBA Programs

SMG ranked 11th in the world by Corporate Knights Boston University School of Management’s MBA program placed 3rd among U.S. universities on the Corporate Knights Global Green MBA survey, which examines how universities around the world are faring at integrating sustainability into the academic experience. The School ranked 11th globally. The Toronto-based business magazine, which focuses […]

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The Games Begin on New Balance Field

Sports, parking, and green space come to West Campus

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100 BSR receives LEED certification, inspires competition

Written by Rachel Riley An energy-saving competition between Boston University residence halls will challenge students to reduce their electricity consumption this semester, BU officials announced Thursday. “The first energy challenge at Boston University will be a competition against residence halls to see which area can reduce the amount of electricity consumption in the months of September […]

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BU student activists instrumental to walk for Cape Wind, green initatives

  Written by Rachel Riley Just one example of Boston University students striving to promote “green” initiatives is the role several BU students played in organizing a six-day march to support the establishment of Cape Wind, the nation’s first offshore wind farm. College of Engineering  junior John Griese and second-year College of Arts and Sciences graduate […]

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Ecosystems and Us

A New Conservation Science Ties It All Together Fishing villages ring a Cambodian lake, a tributary of the lower Mekong called Tonle Sap, which can grow to five times its normal size during these floods. The lake inundates vast stretches of scrub brush and forest, soaking up nutrients from the soil, and supporting an incredible […]

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Bike Safety Focus of BU’s Sustainability Festival

Free tune-ups today for those who bring bikes Get a sticky note and jot this down: Bring bike to campus today. Why? Because you could score a free bike tune-up along with a helmet, lights, and other cycling swag just by showing up at Marsh Plaza between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. It’s all part […]

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Charles River Campus Gets Summer Face-lift

Work involves more than 20 construction projects 09.11.2013 By Amy Laskowski What summer vacation? Construction crews on the Charles River Campus have spent the last three months feverishly working to complete or make headway on more than 20 projects, ranging from a new athletic field to campus apartment renovations, at a cost of about $60 million. […]

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