Posts Tagged: Sustainability

Climate Controlled?

More than 250 higher education leaders from campuses across the U.S. met last week in Boston for the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership. The summit was organized by Second Nature, the supporting organization for the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). Almost 700 colleges and universities have signed the ACUPCC and committed to achieve carbon neut...

Last Chance to Register for the NE Campus Sustainability Forum!

Don't Miss Out on the New England Campus Sustainability Forum This Friday! Friday Sept. 20, 2013 Hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway 550 Huntington Ave  Boston, MA 02115 The New England Campus Sustainability Forum has once again attracted strong headliners to create an engaging and informative day. Julian Agyeman, noted climate and sustainability justice champion; Mary P...

NEBHE Co-organizes New England Campus Sustainability Forum

Wentworth Institute of Technology 550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115 Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 8 a.m.  to 4:45 p.m.Early-bird registration will be available through Aug. 30. Please visit www.necsf.com to learn more. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) invites you to attend the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum (NECSF) co-organized by AASHE, Clean Air-Cool Planet, ...

Linking Top-Down to Bottom-Up for Sustainability

It is now a commonplace to assert that education institutions have some responsibility to contribute to the effort to remake our world so civilization will be sustainable into the future. A history of this idea would capture the many programs of environmental research and teaching that have taken place at universities and colleges, going back centuries, but would certainly also note the founding i...

NEBHE Lands NSF Grant to Bring Problem Based Learning to Advanced Manufacturing

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a New England-wide project titled Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming 21st Century Technician Education. Funding is provided through the NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program to improve science, technology, en...

Chillin? American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment to Mark Fifth Anniversary

The American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) will hold its fifth annual Climate Leadership Summit at American University in Washington, D.C., from Thursday, June 21 at 4 p.m. to Friday, June 22 at 4 p.m.In 2006, 12 college and university presidents agreed to become founding members of the ACUPCC. Today, nearly 700 institutions are actively engaged in creating...

Hot off the Prez: Hampshire Plucks Lash; Scientist Mulkey to Lead Unity

Hampshire College named sustainability leader Jonathan Lash to be its next president. Lash has been president of the environmental think tank World Resources Institute since 1993. From 1993 to 1999, he was co-chair of the President’s Council on Sustainable Development, the group of government, business, labor, civil rights and environmental leaders appointed by President Clinton to develop s...

NEBHE Event: “Higher Education Sustainability Summit 2010: A Climate Change on Campus”

We extend our most sincere thanks to everyone who attended NEBHE's annual sustainability summit, A Climate Change on Campus, held Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Worcester, Massachusetts. You can download the conference agenda, sponsor information, and photos and biographies of all the panel speakers as well as the PowerPoint presentations they gave during the conference. (The ...