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2014-09-19 16:22:01

DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George and Amanda Hanley Foundation has made a $12.5 million gift to the University of Dayton to establish an institute focused on sustainability education, the University announced Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. "At many universities, sustainability education is focused solely on the environmental sciences," said University President Daniel J. Curran. "This gift will extend sustainability education across multiple disciplines,...

2014-06-17 16:21:47

POULTNEY, Vt., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer the nation's first online Master of Science degree in Resilient and Sustainable Communities (MRSC). This two-year program, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, will begin in February 2015 with a residency featuring Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and climate-change activist. "If we have one need on this planet, it's for resilient...

2014-05-07 20:22:37

ASU to honor conservationist with naming of Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability TEMPE, Ariz., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As climate change threatens the world's eco-systems, conservationist and philanthropist Julie Ann Wrigley is on a mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85645 Turning to higher education for solutions, Wrigley has made a new $25 million philanthropic investment in Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability,...

2014-03-18 23:28:52

Prescott College is the first private college in Arizona certified by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) as a Veteran Supportive Campus. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Prescott College is the first private college in Arizona certified by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) as a Veteran Supportive Campus. “We strive to make Arizona the most veteran-friendly state in the union” noted Governor Jan Brewer. “I commend Prescott College for...

2013-12-03 23:33:18

BRIT® will also honor TCU, Sundance Square, and John Merrill with Regional Awards of Excellence in Sustainability. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) announced today that Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy is the recipient of its 2014 International Award of Excellence in Conservation for his life-long work in biodiversity protection. The award luncheon will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, at The Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr....

2013-09-10 23:27:02

Antioch University New England and ISC-Audubon to develop sustainability and conservation-oriented programs and workshops. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Antioch University New England (AUNE) and ISC-Audubon (ISCA) have agreed to work together to develop sustainability and conservation oriented programs and workshops for ISCA members, supporters, partners, and contributors. ISCA is a coalition of sustainability advocacy organizations created to foster sustainable living...

2013-08-27 23:21:08

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded more than $600,000 in 2013 to universities and environmental organizations, mainly in the Southeast. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants in the first two quarters of 2013 totaling more than $600,000 in support of environmental initiatives and sustainability research. The grants are awarded and paid in keeping with the organization’s desire to advance the legacy of...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.