On-campus and online lectures increase learning resources

Public lecture

Public lecture at local astronomical observatory

You want me to attend another boring lecture — and one that’s not required? Yes! On-campus lectures, guest speaker events and even online lectures are just more learning resources that your college provides. Above and beyond your scheduled curriculum, lectures from academics and local personalities offer advice, real world application of academics, scientific findings, inspiration and more so you can enhance your college major or learn about totally new school subjects. Online lectures, such as TED lectures, offer a variety of topics in exciting formats. Read more

Greenest colleges in America: Earth Day 2012 tips on ecolicious living

Earth Day: Lewis center solar parking pavilion

Oberlin College's Lewis Center Solar Parking Pavilion by Flickr bburgess4u

For all of you out there who think recycling means wearing the same sweater twice, look in the mirror and repeat: I can do better. College students across the nation are brimming with new ideas that are revolutionizing how we think about Earth Day 2012 and our role on this planet. Discover what colleges around the country have been doing to reduce campus carbon footprints.

And the winners are… Read more