Albion Makes Princeton Review ‘Green Colleges’ List for 2015
Just in time for Earth Day, Albion College was named to The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges for 2015. An environmental studies academic requirement, showers for cyclists, locally grown produce in the dining hall and low-energy lighting were among many campus-wide initiatives that placed Albion on the list.
As First Tunnicliff Fellow, Utrata, '15, Studies Sustainability in South Africa
“[In South Africa], it’s in many ways more of a social focus,” rather than one that centers on business operations, says David Utrata, '15, about differing approaches to sustainability efforts. Last fall, Utrata completed a semester in the CIEE Stellenbosch Sustainability and Community program as the first Albion student supported by the Kim Tunnicliff Endowment. The fund was created following the passing of the international-education advocate and former 14-year director of the then-named Gerald R. Ford Institute for Public Service.
CSE Director Lincoln Talks Climate Change in Battle Creek Enquirer
Tim Lincoln, professor of geological sciences and director of Albion College's Center for Sustainability and the Environment, was featured in an October 5 Battle Creek Enquirer Connections article by Chuck Carlson. In the piece, Lincoln looks back at New Orleans and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and offers his take on current and recent students' passion toward climate change.
Read more... | Geology's Thom Wilch also featured in the Battle Creek Enquirer
Good Soil Growhouse Adds to Student Farm Sustainability
Even autumn had a good time as the Albion College Student Farm dedicated its new hoop house October 27. The crowd included the family of Linda and Rich Baird, '78, who presented the Good Soil Growhouse in honor of daughter Jessie Baird, '11, one of the Student Farm founders.