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ASU Named One The Nation’s Top 10 "Coolest" Schools by Sierra Magazine

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August 21, 2008

Sierra magazine, a publication of The Sierra Club, has named Arizona State University (ASU) one of the nation’s Top 10 “Coolest” Schools for its efforts to stop global warming. The cover story for Sierra’s September/October issue is its second annual listing of the greenest American colleges and universities.

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ASU makes Kaplan list of top 25 green colleges

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August 5, 2008

Today’s students are going green and the move towards a sustainable future is impacting many of their decisions, including college and career choices. In recognition of this movement, Kaplan, a provider of education services for more than 70 years, has focused its new Kaplan College Guide 2009 for the first time on environmentally responsible schools and green careers.

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ASU Creates Solar Power Laboratory to Boost Arizona's Renewable Energy Industry, Improve State's Environment

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July 11, 2008

Experts from one of the nation’s leading solar energy research programs, Christiana Honsberg and Stuart Bowden, are hired by the university to join industry innovator George Maracas in the quest to make solar systems more efficient and economical
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Tempe, AZ – Arizona State University is strengthening its commitment to boost Arizona’s economic development prospects in the renewable energy industry by establishing the Solar Power Laboratory to advance solar energy research, education and technology.

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ASU Leads the Nation with Largest University Solar Installation

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June 10, 2008

Arizona State University (ASU) has awarded energy contracts to Honeywell Building Systems, Independent Energy Group and SolEquity to install two megawatts of solar electric modules on approximately 135,000 square feet of building rooftop space and some parking structures on its Tempe campus. With this investment ASU reaffirmed its commitment to renewable energy through what will be the largest deployment of solar power infrastructure by any U.S. university.

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A Newly Renovated Green Home for Global Institute of Sustainability

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May 16, 2008

Global Institute of Sustainability
The newly renovated building housing Arizona State University’s (ASU) Global Institute of Sustainability opened its doors this week.

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Sustainable Energy Fellowship: Five ASU Students Chosen to Explore Sustainable Energy

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May 5, 2008

The Sustainable Energy Fellowship has announced its 2008 cohort of student Fellows. The students, selected from a highly competitive pool from around the country, will begin the year-long fellowship process at a intensive week-long program to explore the technologies, policies, and economics of sustainable energy.

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Students from Arizona State University Compete in Wal-Mart's "Better Living Business Plan Challenge"

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April 16, 2008

Winner of environmentally friendly innovations competition to receive $20,000
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Tempe, AZ – On Apr. 18, 2008, students from Arizona State University (ASU) will travel to the Wal-Mart Home Office in Bentonville, Ark. to compete in the “Better Living Business Plan Challenge.” The competition was created to provide students around the world an opportunity to invent sustainable products or business solutions and present them to a panel of Wal-Mart executives, government officials, suppliers and environmental organizations. In addition to gaining an audience with some of the top business and sustainability leaders in the US, the winning school will receive $20,000.

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