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Episode 11 – “David W. Orr – Ecological Literacy in Higher Education”

This week on Microcollege, David Orr makes his case for the importance of a higher education that keeps the Earth in mind.

David W. Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics Emeritus at Oberlin College, and presently Professor of Practice at Arizona State University. Orr is one of the original advocates of microcolleges, whose work focuses on ecological literacy, sustainable design, and eco-friendly practices in American higher education.

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