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August 2012

Published on August 27, 2012 Written by Erin Sargent Knight Posted in Industry
Photo credit: Daniel Allen Photography

My first conference was the Bass Fishing Conference (probably not the formal name). I was in college and was supporting the Conferences division of Continuing Education. My boss told me a coworker met her husband at one of our conferences. At 18, I wasn’t interested in a husband just yet but I did end up falling in love...with events.


Published on August 27, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

At Rasmussen College, you see a lot of green. It’s not only one of the school’s main colors, but staying eco-friendly or “green” is something Rasmussen College tries to implement at all 22 of its campuses. The college is focusing on energy management, lighting, and small steps to become more environmentally friendly and make smarter sustainable...

Published on August 24, 2012 Written by Sara Patterson Posted in Industry
A glimpse of Special Set sessions from Greenbuild 2011

We’ve all been there — stuck in the back of that ominous, windowless, freezing conference room with presenters droning on from behind their table for what seems like an eternity. After a while, the lectures begin to sound like Charlie Brown's teacher.

But for three years,...

Published on August 24, 2012 Written by David Marcus Posted in LEED

What do you remember about high school? Is it cars, dates, and sports? Or maybe after-school clubs and applying to college? For some of the students of Adlai E. Stevenson high school in Lincolnshire, Ill., their high school memories will include...

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