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Mason uses KU experience in job interview

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¢ Sally Mason, a finalist to become president of the University of Iowa, used her experience as a dean at KU in her interview on Wednesday. A story in the [Des Moines Register][1] chronicles the interviews.Mason said she has had experience with the often-painful process of reducing duplication among college departments._"I consolidated six biology departments down to two at (the University of) Kansas," Mason said. "While they weren't all happy about it, we reached a reasonable consensus."¢ The sustainability symposium at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival is listed as one of the reasons musicians "seem to be getting it" when it comes to taking care of the environment, a columnist for [HollywoodReporter.com][2] writes._The Vans Warped Tour is using solar-powered sound. Bonnaroo is giving prizes for recycling. The Hove Festival in Norway has pledged 100% carbon neutrality. Last week's Wakarusa Festival in Lawrence, Kan., included a sustainability symposium. And on it goes. [1]: http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070614/NEWS02/706140422/-1/SPORTS04 [2]: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/features/columns/music_reporter/e3i8378d73d4ac53f922a4bfa4b48d45b1e

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