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Monday, June 18, 2007
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BUSES
From page 1
Although the University
hasn't adopted hybrid technol-
ogy, it has been making signifi-
cant efforts to be eco-friendly,
Johnson said.
"Based on a recent confer-
ence with our peers in the Big
Ten, we're in the forefront," he
said.
The University's transporta-
tion department updated many
vehicles to run on bio-diesel
fuel in 2000 to reduce fossil
fuel consumption and green-
house emissions.
Bio-diesel fuels are often
made from plant products.

Whiletheyarecarbonbased and
release pollutants whenburned,
government studies have shown
bio-diesel to be less harmful to
the environment than petro-
leum-based fuels.
Whenthe Universityupdated
its buses in 2000, the option of
retrofittingregular buses to run
on bio-diesel cost the Universi-
ty $11,000 per bus - much less
than investing in newly devel-
oped hybrid bus technology.
"Bio-diesel was one area
where we could make the
switch fairly seamlessly,"
Johnson said.
The University has avoided
using nearly 390,000 gallons of
fossil-based diesel fuel since it
switched to bio-diesel.

TEXTBOOKS
From page 1
pile parts from several texts into
one volume so that students won't
have to buy more than one book for
a course.
ButStatisticsProf. BrendaGunder-
son, chair of the University's task
force, said many publishers already
have options for professors to buy
customized textbooks and the oppor-
tunity is largely overlooked.
She said that while custom text-

books allow professors more flex-
ibility in choosing material to cover,
a textbook specifically designed for
one course during a certain semester
is not easily sold back.
"The cost of the customized ver-
sion that is not able to be sold back
used could be more than the cost of
the full text that students would be
able to sellback," she said.
Michelle Cooper, director of policy
research for the congressional advi-
sory committee, said the details of
the committee's proposed plan need
to be investigated to prevent such

situations.
CaliforniaStateUniversityisinthe
process of implementing an online
text customization system similar to
the one planned by the University's
task force.
The congressional advisory com-
mittee's report said effective short-
term actions other universities have
taken to ease the problem include
encouraging professors to order
books earlier, informing students of
the cost of textbooks and promoting
used book sales and the use of library
resources.

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