In the News
Listed below are news articles about SustainBC. A list of older articles about SustainBC and about sustainability at BC in general is in the archive HERE.
Laura Hake, Chair of SustainBC
"SustainBC is a volunteer committee of students, faculty and staff that was formed in February 2007 to create a more sustainable Boston College in terms of our campus operations, research areas and what we teach. Juliet Schor (Professor in Sociology) and I began the group after being urged by students to help BC recognize the importance of an institutional commitment to sustainability..."
Ed Hayward, January 29, 2010
"A first-ever workshop last week brought together faculty to begin to talk about how to integrate the principles of sustainability into the curriculum. Approximately 20 faculty members spent last Wednesday discussing the future academic role of sustainability at BC as well as gaining an understanding about the university’s commitment to sustainability and its place within BC’s Jesuit Catholic tradition. The workshop was led by Associate Professor of Biology Laura Hake and Peter Crawley, an adjunct faculty member in the Carroll School of Management Leadership for Change program. Hake said the program grew out of her involvement for the past two years in the volunteer campus group SustainBC, which convinced her to look at ways to incorporate sustainability
principles into her own classes..."