As per usual, we be toppin’ da lists. So we’re a kick ass university in a crime-infested area with an sizeable hipster population. We’re also one of the greenest, a Princeton Review ranking reports. And though we bring this news to you on this twentieth day of April, “green” here does not refer to pot (Oaksterdam, we humbly concede that to you) but to eco-sustainability, both in practice and student enthusiasm. read more »
Ah, finally some external validation for Berkeley’s environmental self-righteousness. Nah, we’re kidding (mostly), but Berkeley is legitimately one of only 15 universities that received a perfect 99 score in the Princeton Review’s second annual “Green Ratings.” According to the Princeton Review people, the ratings were based on schools’ “commitment to promoting environmental sustainability, academic preparation for green jobs and support for green building projects.” And probably also being the former headquarters of the Secretary of Energy.
Green with envy yet, Harvard? Oh wait, they made the list, too. Well, whatevs, we takes what we can gets.
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UC Berkeley Recognized on List of Top 15 ‘Green’ Universities [Daily Cal]
Green Colleges [Princeton Review]