How to green the ivory towers of higher education

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Over the past 10 months, we've offered a variety of views on the role of higher education in global sustainability efforts.

Focusing on the University of Washington (UW), the series "Students of Sustainability: How Higher Education Can Teach the World To Be More Planet-Minded" was launched with a piece from Michael Young, president of the UW.

Young believes that, when it comes to sustainability, universities must turn themselves inside out -- taking more of the discoveries and innovations from their scholars, researchers and students and bringing them to the broader global community.

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