Tuesday, December 25, 2007

A Threat So Big, Academics Try Collaboration - New York Times

A Threat So Big, Academics Try Collaboration - New York Times: "The political landscape of academia, combined with the fight for grant money, has always fostered competition far more than collaboration.
But the threat of global warming may just change all that.

Take what’s happening at the Rochester Institute of Technology. In September the school established the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, aimed at getting students and professors from different disciplines to collaborate in studying the environmental ramifications of production and consumption."

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