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Boston Teacher in SED’s “Nature and Me” Program Receives Green Educator Award

Fifth grade teacher Karen Wood of the Oliver Wendell Holmes School in Dorchester, a participant in the unique Nature and Me: Explorations in Ecology program based at Boston University School of Education, received an Outstanding Green Educators award from the national Green Schools Program in collaboration with the Massachusetts Environmental Literacy Project. The award was given […]

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2010 MITX Winner

sustainability@BU website wins best project in the Educational Institution category at the 15th annual MITX awards

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Sierra Club Names Boston University as top 50 Green Schools

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Sierra Magazine Chooses BU for top 50

Boston University ranks #50 See Complete List How (and why) we came up with our list of America’s greenest campuses Illustration by Aesthetic Apparatus, photo by Lori Eanes Intercollegiate rivalry is a long and hallowed tradition. That was the operating premise, anyway, behind our fourth annual Coolest Schools survey. We sent out 11-page questionnaires to […]

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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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Earth Life

For BU researchers, sustainability is more than a one-day event By Jeremy Schwab On Earth Day, most people take a moment to think about how their day-to-day choices — food, transportation, housing — affect the environment. At BU, faculty ask those questions every day on a larger scale, examining the impact human beings have on […]

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Finally, a Political Tailwind for Offshore Wind Power

COM grad Jim Gordon’s plans for Nantucket Sound gather momentum By Seth Rolbein Sitting in his Arlington Street office, musing about seismic political shifts in Washington, Jim Gordon, whose 130-turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound has been stalled by legal challenges, controversy, and red tape for eight years, does one thing he hasn’t done before: […]

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