October 2, 2011
Nobel? Sure. Parking Space? Maybe.
Jay Premack for The Chronicle
Exactly how bad is parking on some college campuses? This bad:
- After Andre Geim shared the Nobel Prize in Physics last year, administrators at the University of Manchester, in England, asked what would entice him to stay. A parking space near his building was Mr. Geim's sole request. He got it.
- At Minnesota's Normandale Community College, students are known to arrive at 6 a.m. to get parking and then study in their cars for two hours before class. Others idle