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The Quaintly Archaic Realm of Pointless Professors: A Case Study

Of course, when you are paying tuition fees (deferred or otherwise) the aim of the game when doing an undergraduate degree at a university is to pass all your courses and gain the intended qualification. 2,972 more words

Sustainable Communities

Population Growth: To Build Up, or to Build Out

Population Growth

According to a Pew Research Center population report, world population is expected to exceed 9.5 billion people by 2050. This presents global and local challenges. 630 more words

Urban Planning

Purpose Built Communities

Carol Naughton, JD, is Sr. Vice President of Purpose Built Communities, a nonprofit consulting firm dedicated to transforming struggling neighborhoods into vibrant, sustainable communities where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. 47 more words

Stimulate the Economy, Save the Planet

Eco-conscious consumers use their purchasing power to stimulate the economy and save the planet. As more and more shoppers make informed decisions about the types of products they buy, the market will shift to favor these sustainable, low-impact goods and services. 757 more words

Education & Outreach

2014 HICAP Sustainable Hotel Award winners announced

Hong Kong – Burba Hotel Network (BHN), Horwath HTL, and Stiles Capital Events, co-hosts and organizers of the annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), are pleased to announce the winners for the HICAP 2014 Sustainable Hotel Awards. 638 more words

Sustainable Communities

The power of observation

So, yesterday I did pasasana for the first time in the big shala. Has the world changed since that moment? Have I become a better person because of it? 672 more words

Ashtanga Yoga

Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive

Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed? Of course they are, you might say. Otherwise, where else will people walk and how will drivers reach their garages? 739 more words