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Posted on 04/21/2010 9:59:56 AM PDT by bs9021
Sense & Sustainability Deborah Lambert, April 21, 2010
In a recent study of the implications of the sustainability movement in higher education, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) reported in their March, 2010 newsletter that the ideology has gone viral and is being handed down to the next generation on campuses everywhere.
Some examples include: 1. University Considers New Sustainability Requirement, Vermont Cynic,
The Student Government Association senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of a six-credit Sustainability Education Requirement [to be incorporated into existing requirements at the University of Vermont];
2. New Report Shows Higher Education Sector Could be Model for Governments on Climate, Second Nature,
By meeting their obligations under the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), colleges and universities are transforming into sustainability centers. Society should take its cue from academia, says Second Nature;
3. New Sustainability Degree Aimed at Professionals, Mother Nature Network. Columbia Universitys Earth Institute and School of Continuing Education are sponsoring a degree for New York business professionals who want to become sustainability experts;....
(Excerpt) Read more at academia.org ...
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