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Q&A with Jeff Von Munkwitz-Smith

University Registrar, Jeff Von Munkwitz-Smith shares what inspires him to live sustainably in this Q&A as part of our What You’re Doing series focusing on the sustainable actions of faculty, staff, and students.

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Designing an Intelligent Urban Ecosystem

BU leads collaboration to make public services “smarter”

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Dining’s Sustainability Coordinator Shares Culinary Creativity

Ever wonder why strawberries taste so much better in the summer, or why it’s hard to find good corn in the spring?  The growing season of produce can make a bigger difference than just affecting its availability to consumers.  Using seasonal ingredients will not only make a difference for environment, but for your taste buds […]

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Wiring the Woods

CAS researchers heat a forest floor to study climate change 10.07.2014 By Rich Barlow You call this science? Pam Templer’s students might have been forgiven for asking that question two years ago as they hopped on shovels like pogo sticks to carve trenches into the root-laced floor of New Hampshire’s Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest. The laborious […]

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The Rainmaker

By simulating future weather, BU researcher ponders an ecosystem’s fate 10.02.2014 By Rich Barlow In the video above, Hollie Emery (GRS’16) and her team conduct climate change research in a Provincetown salt marsh that’s part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Photos by Cydney Scott. Video by Jenny Brown The salt marshes near Herring Cove […]

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