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Dr. Wes Dripps heads up the sustainability efforts at Furman.

Education is the key element behind many of Furman’s green initiatives, which includes everything from the new $1.6 solar farm to the elliptical machines that help power the Physical Activities Center. Wes Dripps, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Executive Director of the Shi Center for Sustainability, says he’s constantly looking for ways to incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. The Greenville News reported on Furman’s latest efforts to become a more sustainable campus and move toward its goal of becoming carbon neutral.

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