Students Working On Real-World Projects at California State University San Marcos

The Senior Experience Program matches teams of students with projects submitted by local businesses and organizations. Students gain by working as consultants on rigorous, real-world projects that require teamwork and application of classroom knowledge. Businesses gain by receiving concentrated attention from bright, energetic teams that provide a fresh, independent look at their projects. Each student…

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California State University Commitment To Sustainability

  The California State University’s commitment to sustainability is built on the foundation of efficient building design, construction, and operation of all 23 campuses.  Innovative and dedicated CSU employees are essential to reducing the energy demands of the system’s 936 buildings and $130 million in annual utility costs. Floyd Dudley II, the assistant director of…

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10 Ways to Eat Responsibly

Eating responsibly is a complex and multifaceted issue. It is important not just for improving the environment, but also ensuring quality of life. Responsible eating is part of a healthy lifestyle, which leads to greater vitality and happiness. Here are the 10 most important things to consider when shopping for food. Eat locally. Buy produce…

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Green Building Takes Off At The Airports

The Chinese get all the press for rapid construction, but the new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi has set a very high bar. Not only was this airport, designed to handle 34 million passengers per year, awarded LEED-Gold certification by the Indian Green Building Council, but it also was constructed in…

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Japan Situation Underlines Food Price Crisis

Global food prices rose sharply in December, following an increasing trend that brings them close to levels that led to shortages and riots three years ago in developing countries. February marked an eleven-month trend of new monthly highs for food prices. Prices for grain alone have increased dramatically with wheat elevating over 55 percent and corn…

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