Environmental Isuues - Higher Education
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University Head Ousted for ‘Lack of Leadership’ During Irma

by Associated Press | September 19, 2017 PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus was preparing Read more

Planning Helped Texas Southern Get a Handle on Harvey

by Joseph Hong | September 1, 2017
Dr. Austin Lane, Texas Southern University president, and his crisis management team discussed [...] Read more

Hurricane Harvey Shuts Down Colleges in SE Texas

by Joseph Hong | August 27, 2017
Universities across Houston, Galveston, and Corpus Christi have kept their students and staff u [...] Read more

Flint Scholarship Plan Gets $2M from Pistons Owner, Utility

by David Eggert, Associated Press | August 23, 2017
LANSING, Mich. — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and a major Michigan utility’s foundation [...] Read more

Mott Community College Helps Flint Face Water Challenge

by Catherine Morris | December 15, 2016
By the time Mayor Karen Weaver had declared a state of emergency in Flint in December 2015, Mot [...] Read more

Expect the Unexpected, Say College Disaster Prep Officials

by Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press | December 6, 2016
When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was [...] Read more

Michigan Pushing to Make Flint 11th Promise Zone

by Catherine Morris | December 5, 2016
Lawmakers in Michigan are pushing to make Flint the state’s 11th Promise Zone to help residen [...] Read more

Standing Rock Standoff Just Latest in Pipeline Crises

by Roberto Rodriguez | October 30, 2016
The struggle at Standing Rock is about the water, the air, the Earth and, in the end, it is abo [...] Read more

University of Washington Gets $210M from Gates Foundation

by Phuong Le, Associated Press | October 25, 2016
SEATTLE ― The University of Washington is getting $210 million from the Bill and Melinda Gate [...] Read more

Scholars: Science Advisor Should be Trump, Clinton Priority

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 14, 2016
The next president of the United States should name a science advisor right away in order to ma [...] Read more

Senior Lecturer: Milwaukee Uprising Illustrates Need for Socialism

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 18, 2016
Senior lecturer Ahmed Mbalia says the violence that unfolded in Milwaukee in the wake of the fa [...] Read more

Colleges Pitching in as Floods, Fires Wreak Havoc

by Reginald Stuart |
The massive floods and forest fires that have disrupted thousands of households in the South an [...] Read more

California Assembly Approves Tobacco-free College Campuses

by Alison Noon, Associated Press | April 25, 2016
SACRAMENTO, Calif. ― The California Assembly on Monday approved banning tobacco use on all Ca [...] Read more

University Professor Mauled by Brown Bear While Teaching

by Rashah McChesney, Associated Press | April 20, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska ― Students and teaching assistants have arrived back in Juneau from a remote m [...] Read more

Home-buying Program Available to Kettering Faculty, Staff

| March 1, 2016
FLINT, Mich. ― Kettering University is encouraging its faculty and staff to become home owner [...] Read more
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