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  1. Professor living in a dumpster for a year to investigate sustainable livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Gizmag

    Dr. Jeff Wilson of Huston-Tillotson University is transforming a dumpster and living in it for a year Lots of us make sacrifices for the environment, but few of us would consider supporting the cause by moving into a dumpster. Dr. Jeff Wilson of Huston-Tillotson University, however, is doing just that.

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  2. Google Fiber sets Austin launch date for DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Daily Texan

    ... to Fathehi-Weeks, 30 UT students take part in the program, as well as 20 others from both Huston-Tillotson University and St. Edward's University. All 50 of the students work with employees called "Google Mentors" and will act as ambassadors for ...

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  3. Transitions: Tuskegee U. Names New Provost; Princeton's Architecture Dean ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Chronicle.com

    S. Abu Turab Rizvi, a professor of economics and former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont, will become provost at Lafayette College on January 20. Cesar D. Fermin, a professor of biology who was dean of graduate studies and research at Tuskegee University, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs. Roderick L. Smothers, vice president for advancement at Huston-Tillotson University, in Texas, will become president of Philander Smith College, in Arkansas, in January.

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  4. Ford Launches Community Challenge In Search of Teams From...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | WJRT

    ... around wanting to improve their communities. We look forward to another exciting program." and Huston-Tillotson University were the finalists in last year's challenge. Huston-Tillotson University won first place with its innovative Dumpster Project. ...

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  5. Jeff Wilson Explains How He Courted His Girlfriend While Living In A DumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Switched

    ... isn't for everyone. Sure enough, his new paramour was cool with it , and Wilson, a professor at Huston-Tillotson University in Texas, says it was at that moment that he realized they were "meant to be." "She has stayed in there a few nights with ...

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  6. Texan picked to lead LR's Philander SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Arkansas Online

    The Philander Smith College board of trustees has selected the vice president of advancement at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, as the new president of the Little Rock college.

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  7. Philander Smith College names Roderick Smothers new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Arkansas Times

    ... of Trustees has selected Roderick L. Smothers, Ph.D., currently vice president of advancement at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, as its 14th president. "Over the last few months, Philander Smith College has had a mantra of 'Moving ...

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  8. Living in a Small Home is One Thing, This Guy Plans to Live in a Dumpster for an Entire YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | TechEBlog

    Dr. Jeff Wilson has been living in a 33-square-foot dumpster for The Dumpster Project since February 4, 2014. It's essentially an ongoing experiment in minimalism at the Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas.

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  9. The Dumpster Project, A Professor Living in a Dumpster for a Year in a Sustainable Living ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Laughing Squid

    Since February 4th, 2014, Dr. Jeff Wilson has been living in a 33-square-foot dumpster for The Dumpster Project , an ongoing experiment in minimalist living at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin. During the course of the project, Wilson and his students will be continually upgrading the dumpster through three distinct design phases: dumpster camping, average American dumpster home, and A1 4ber dumpster.

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  10. Ana Veciana-Suarez: In search of the simple lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Miami Herald

    ... seeks to return to a more sustainable lifestyle. One prophet is Jeff Wilson, a college dean at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin. Known as Professor Dumpster , he's living in a 33-square foot trash container as part of an experiment to develop a ...

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  11. Professor Dumpster: 'You can be happy living in 33 square feet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Russia Taday

    ... where he plans to live in for a year. Wilson's experiment is aimed at showing his students at Huston-Tillotson University, as well as the whole world, that people can happily live in a smaller space while lessening their impact on the environment. " ...

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  12. Has the tiny house movement jumped the shark?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Real Deal

    Jeff Wilson lives in a dumpster. It's not what it sounds like: Wilson is an environmental science professor and dean at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, and he's working with his students and a team of experts to transform that dumpster into a sustainable home that costs under $10,000.

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  13. Magpie quality shared by humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... that want and need are distinct. Attempting to teach this lesson is Jeff Wilson, a dean of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. Like the modern day old woman who lived in a shoe, Wilson is the professor who lived in a dumpster. I'm not sure ...

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  14. This Professor Lives In A 6x6-Foot Dumpster, The World's Smallest HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It's not what it sounds like: Wilson is an environmental science professor and dean at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, and he's working with his students and a team of experts to transform that dumpster into a sustainable home that costs under $10,000. "Professor Dumpster will be spending one year in a dumpster that is approximately 6 feet x 6 feet, or about 1% the size of the average new American home.

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  15. Dumpster lifeRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Within the crainium

    Tucked behind the women's residence halls in a back corner of Huston-Tillotson University's campus in Austin, Texas, sits a green dumpster. Were it not for the sliding pitched roof and weather station perched on top, a reasonable person might dismiss the box as "just another dumpster"-providing this person did not encounter the dean of the University College Jeff Wilson living inside.

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  16. Recommended Reading: Weekend Reads: Dumpster Living; The End of the Borscht BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Curbed

    ... longer stories of the week; please be in touch if you have a story to recommend. 1. A dean at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, lives in a refurbished green dumpster behind some residence halls. He tells The Atlantic about his ongoing ...

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  17. This nutty professor lives in a dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    I stumbled upon James Hamblin's profile of Jeff Wilson, a.k.a. "Professor Dumpster," in the Atlantic. Wilson, college dean at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, is highlighted for his daring challenge to live inside of a 33-square foot trash container.

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  18. College fair brings schools to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... on the spot. Spelman College, Howard University, Xavier University, Virginia State University, Huston-Tillotson University, North Carolina AT&T Univeristy, Clark Atlantic University and Tuskegee University were just a handful of colleges available ...

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  19. Houston Dash Inside Look: I'll Be Seeing YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Dynamo Theory

    ... is my last night in Houston before returning to Austin to work as Goalkeeper Coach for the Huston-Tillotson University Women's Soccer team. It's the last time this season that I'll set my alarm, roll out of bed in the morning, and sit in traffic on ...

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  20. Professora s dumpster home gets A/CRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    We told you about the experiment at Huston Tillotson University where a professor chose to live inside a 36 square foot dumpster.

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