17 May '11, 1pm

Is Your School on the List of the 311 Greenest Colleges?

Is Your School on the List of the 311 Greenest Colleges?

So I'm now the holder of a Master of Arts degree in Environmental Studies with a Concentration in Sustainable Development and Policy. How does that roll off the tongue? It took me four years, taking classes on the side. Over the weekend, I visited the campus of the University of Illinois-Springfield for the first time. How is this possible? The classes that I took were virtual, at a university that has about 5,000 students, 25% of which take classes online. Did I choose the UIS Environmental Studies program for its convenient green-ness, so I wouldn't have to spend every weekend or several weeknights driving to classes? Yes. I also chose the program because it was accredited, and offered in-state tuition for a Michigander. This is not an intentional advertisement. It's just a segue into a new list of 311 Green Colleges from The Princeton Review . The list profiles 308 coll...

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