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Academics Initiatives

“the starting point for a better world is the belief that it is possible.” —norman cousins, journalist, professor, and world peace advocate

Watch for updates on sustainable academic initiaves on BC's campus!

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The future of sustainability depends on current research related to the conservation of resources and developing alternative forms of energy. Boston College’s leading faculty and students are making strides in sustainability research, and receiving renowned recognition for their efforts. Sustainability on campus and for future generations is being made possible through the inspiration and dedication of Boston College faculty, students, and staff.

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Boston College’s leading academics and their students are currently researching ways to conserve the environment and engineering alternative energy practices. To learn more about the activities of the Environmental Studies, Physics, and Earth and Environmental Sciences departments, check out the Environmental Studies Program website.