Perspectives

A ‘renewable electric grid’ may be a mirage

August 22, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb climate change will require enormous sacrifice. The enormity of the required sacrifice suggests that we should have consensus on the goal before acting. Recent discussions of the Green New Deal have highlighted some of the required sacrifices, but I suspect that the full implications of an all renewable power…

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Alumni

Alumni Rally in Support of Alumni Center Dream

August 20, 2019
By Matt Clower

The dream of an expansive, state-of-the-art Alumni Center on the Troy Campus is closer to becoming a reality with the launch of a new fundraising campaign.

The first three gifts in support of the campaign were made by Troy Alumni Association Board members Bill Hopper, Lloyd Taylor and Carolyn Gibson. 

“These gifts will help launch the fundraising for this much-needed…

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Alumni

“Troy Bob” Butterworth is proud to give back to his alma mater

August 19, 2019
By Matt Clower

Bob Butterworth, known as “Troy Bob” among the alumni community, has been an avid donor and supporter of Troy University for many years—but if you ask him, it’s the least he could do.

“The way I look at it, I owe TROY something because of what they did for me,” he said.

Butterworth is a…

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