Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding Michigan's voter-approved law banning racial preferences in determining college admissions? <More Info>
On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved Michigan law that banned racial preferences in higher education admissions. The court emphasized that it was not deciding the larger and divisive question of whether affirmative action admission policies can be lawful. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote, "This case is not about how the debate about racial preferences should be resolved," he says, "It is about who may resolve it."
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed?