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Colleges Get Chevy Support for Clean Energy Efforts

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Imagine an entire college campus’ heating and cooling powered by the thermal storage of the Earth. Or residence halls peppered with solar arrays and daylit spaces.

Universities around the country are aggressively reducing their carbon footprint and going above and beyond to combat climate change.

Chevrolet Helps 11 Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

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DETROIT, November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions and retiring the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to offset the emissions of Chevrolet vehicles or operations.

ReportAlert.info - The University of New South Wales Publishes 2013 Sustainability Report

The report is based on the Global Reporting Initiative and acknowledges that 'sustainability' encompasses not just environmental, but social, cultural and economic dimensions
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October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UNSW Australia’s first Sustainability Report

This month, UNSW Australia becomes the first university in Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight to publish a stand-alone, publicly available Sustainability Report. The report is based on the Global Reporting Initiative and acknowledges that ‘sustainability’ encompasses not just environmental, but social, cultural and economic dimensions.

SC Johnson, Ingersoll Rand And World Environment Center Launch Collaboration To Develop Business Leaders

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May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization, in partnership with S.C. Johnson and the Ingersoll Rand Foundation, announces today the launch of a major new initiative entitled Preparing Business Leaders for a Sustainable Future. Responding to a direct, stated need of business executives for improved sustainability skills of its newest hires, WEC will engage leaders in business and academia to integrate the design and teaching of sustainability within the core curriculum of leading universities.

Verizon, UTeach Institute Launch Program to Help Future Teachers Integrate Mobile Tech Into Math and Science Teaching

Innovative Program, Now at Four Universities, Will Be Available in the Future to UTeach Programs Nationwide
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AUSTIN, Texas – The UTeach Institute, a notable teacher preparation organization at the University of Texas at Austin, has teamed up with Verizon to launch a program that is helping tomorrow’s educators effectively use mobile technology to improve student learning and interest in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math).

SCA Names Top States, Universities & Sites for Conservation Volunteers

SCA Members Build Nearly 1 Million Feet of New Trails in Parks across Nation
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the states and universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation programs in national, state, and local parks during the year from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. SCA also revealed that the National Parks of New York Harbor, where some 200 volunteers restored beaches, habitats and other resources damaged by Hurricane Sandy, topped its list of service sites and partners.

Santander Will Contribute $100 Million To Support U.S. Colleges And Universities

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BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Group Chairman Emilio Botin announced the Bank's commitment, through its Santander Universities Global Division, to contribute $100 million to U.S. universities during the next five years.

Sodexo Helps College Students with Dietary Restrictions Safely Navigate the Maze of Campus Dining

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College students with food allergies and other dietary restrictions get some help from Sodexo, whose Simple Servings food station keeps them from guessing their meal contents, ultimately keeping them safe. Read More at USA TODAY College.

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