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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • Brown Signs International Sustainable Campus Charter

    Brown University in Providence, RI recently signed the Sustainable Campus Charter. The charter pushes universities to follow sustainable practices in development, construction, and operations campus-wide and to include sustainability in its teachings.

  • Power Grid Security Research Gets New Funding

    A pan-university team will be able to continue their research into securing the national power grid with an infusion of federal funding for a project that began several years ago.

  • American U Adopts Self-Reporting Sustainability Program

    American University in Washington, DC is the latest university to announce its participation in a new self-reporting sustainability program launched by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the same organization that created the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment.