University of Alaska Fairbanks student helps campus go green

From The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Monday, May 3, 2010:

If Michael Golub isn’t readying cars to run on electricity there’s a chance he’s spending his time on bigger conservation projects. 

Golub is one of a handful of staff, faculty and students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks working on an emerging, student-initiated directive to make the campus greener. 

Golub had been converting vehicles to run on batteries when last year students approved a fee to improve energy efficiency and conservation, and invest in renewable energy. 

That money, matched by campus administrators, could mean close to a half million dollars per year during the next decade. The task of deciphering the 2009 student vote and putting that interpretation into motion has fallen to elected and administrative student leaders. 

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