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    These 5 Colleges are Green Year-Round, Not Just on Earth Day [USA Today]

    Instead of just pushing students to recycle and take shorter showers or use just one paper towel here and there, a number of schools have made deeper commitments to being green — including plans to cut down fossil fuel usage, increase spending on local and organic food and teach about sustainability.

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    Why Teach in Taiwan? Reflections on immersive learning
    From December 2016 to March 2017, nine students from eight countries joined education faculty member Bonnie Tai in Taiwan. For the first three weeks, Suzanne Morse, botany faculty member, was with the class, called Human Ecology Abroad in Taiwan, or HEAT. Students studied Mandarin, explored local food systems, participated in several forms of intercultural education, including a primary school of the indigenous Rukai community, wrote travel essays and epistolary poetry, and interviewed residents about the Japanese occupation, among other independent studies.
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    Reading, Singing, and Selling Chapbooks in the Nation’s Capital
    A trip to the country’s largest gathering of writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers gives members of College of the Atlantic’s student-run Bateau Press opportunities to network and promote their latest hand-stitched chapbook, Jennifer Tseng’s “Not so dear Jenny.”