Bentley U to Purchase 100% Wind Power

The university recently signed a four-year agreement to purchase electricity from a wind farm in Maine. The purchase is anticipated to supply 100 percent of the electricity needs of the university through 2027. The wind site will be incorporated into an intensive field course on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

U Hawaii Manoa Receives $1.25M for EJ Initiative

The university's College of Arts, Languages and Letters recently received a $1.25 million grant from the Mellon Foundation that will fund an interdisciplinary environmental justice (EJ) initiative within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. The funding will help establish two new faculty positions, a humanities lab to develop new teaching materials, and a forum for professional development and the exchange of ideas.

DOE Announces 10 HBCU Clean Energy Prize Recipients

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the first 10 prize winners in the inaugural Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Clean Energy Education Prize Partnerships Track. Each winning team will receive $100,000 to support partnerships between HBCUs and other universities and partners to build new programs and provide professional opportunities that will equip HBCU students with the skills needed to succeed in the clean energy industry.

PRME Names 2024-25 Champions

Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) recently listed business schools across the globe that contribute to thought and action leadership on responsible management education in the context of the U.N. sustainable development agenda.

Furman U Sustainability Institute Receives $1M Donation

Furman University President Emeritus David E. Shi's recent $1 million gift to the endowment of The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities will ensure fellowships and its other signature programs and services.

Rhodes College Receives $800K to Establish Institute for Race and Social Transformation

A $800,000 three-year grant recently awarded to the college from the Mellon Foundation will establish the Institute for Race and Social Transformation. The institute will serve as an intellectual hub for research and curricular development focusing on racial equity, discrimination and justice in Memphis and the Mid-South region.