Speaking of Science: News from the Oberlin College Science Library
Monday, August 17, 2015
Oberlin students ready to save the world: a Sierra Magazine eco-valedictorian
Cover art by Nate Williams
Oberlin ranked 5 out of the "10 coolest schools" in the United States, on the Sierra Club "green" scale, including measures of sustainability, eco-centered curriculum, energy and water usage, sources of energy and an overall culture of conservation. Oberlin's score was 769.50, just slightly ahead of University of Connecticut and trailing a bit behind Colorado State University with its School of Global Enviornmental Sustainability. Univesity of California, Irvine was the leader and a two-time winner, with a score of 859.75. See the full lists and rankings @ sierra club.org/coolschools. The story is in the September/October 2015 print issue, received by donation in the science library from Sierra Club life member Alison Ricker.