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Natural History is Dying, and We Are All the Losers

Doing Good Science

Fall semester musing on numbers.

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The particular numbers on which I’m focused aren’t cool ones like pi, although I suspect they’re not entirely rational, either. I teach at a public university in a state whose recent budget crises have been epic. That means that funding for sections of classes (and especially for the faculty who teach those sections of classes) [...]

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Guest Post: 20 US Higher-Education Buildings Earn LEED Platinum in 2011

●	The CCES was the second Wisconsin higher education building to be designated LEED Platinum ●	The facility uses geothermal heating and cooling, and three forms of solar energy: passive energy conservation, photovoltaic, and thermal for hot water 	   Photo Credit: Concordia University - Wisconsin  Photo Credit: Concordia University - Wisconsin

By Ellen Berry College students may still have to burn the midnight oil, but many of their classrooms, libraries, residence halls, laboratories, student centers, and stadiums are healthier, more efficient environments. Over the last year, approximately 20 higher-education buildings in the US were certified as LEED Platinum – the highest level of green building recognized [...]

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