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GLCA Grant to Provide Albion an Environmental Dashboard

Sustainability at Albion College
Albion College—in partnership with Antioch College, DePauw University, Hope College, and Oberlin College—has been awarded a grant from the Great Lakes Colleges Association as part of its “Expanding Collaboration Initiative,” funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will go toward the implementation of an Environmental Dashboard, a communication technology that will combine real-time display of water and electricity use in buildings, organizations, and the community as a whole with photographs and words meant to inspire sustainability efforts.

Expert Richard Alley Shares Facts, Optimism About Climate Change

Richard Alley
Nobel Laureate Richard Alley, who regularly advises world leaders and U.S. legislators on climate-change science, used history and personal anecdotes to illustrate the science and to suggest workable ways to combat global warming during his Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote that capped Albion College's 25th Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium on April 24.

McDiarmid, '84, Powers On Isaac Symposium with Energy Update

Hugh McDiarmid
Albion College's 25th annual Elkin R. Isaac Research Symposium opened with a high-energy presentation by Hugh McDiarmid, '84, who earned a standing ovation for his insights into "Michigan's Clean Energy Success and Why Not Everyone Is Thrilled."

Heartwell, '71, Talks Climate-Change Readiness in Grand Rapids

George Heartwell
In a Q&A, Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell, '71, discusses his selection to President Obama's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, his work preparing Michigan's second-largest city for the effects of climate change, and more.

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