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College Inc. Archive: Sustainability

California college is first to go 'grid positive'

Dozens of colleges in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond have become community leaders in sustainability, producing alternative energy en masse and scaling back energy consumption dramatically. American University, for one, says it will be carbon neutral by 2020. The University of...

By Daniel de Vise  |  August 4, 2010; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Administration , Community Colleges , Sustainability  | Tags: Sustainability, carbon-neutral colleges, college recycling, college sustainability, green colleges  
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Solar decathlons, and other sustainability news

Thursday is Earth Day, and College Inc. is positively teeming with sustainability news. A team from the University of Maryland has earned one of 20 spots in the international Solar Decathlon Competition, a challenge to design, build and operate a...

By Daniel de Vise  |  April 20, 2010; 5:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Administration , Facilities , Sustainability  | Tags: Earth Day Washington, Maryland sustainability, Solar Decathlon, University of Maryland sustainability, Virginia sustainability, William and Mary sustainability, campus sustainability  
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