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Integrating problem- and project-based learning opportunities: assessing outcomes of a field course in environment and sustainability

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

Improving student competencies to address sustainability challenges has been a subject of significant debate in higher education. Problem- and project-based learning have been widely celebrated as course models that support ...


Sustainable Nation Podcast

  • Swarthmore College (PA)
  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

This podcast releases three new episodes every week, consisting of interviews with global sustainability leaders in higher education, business and government. This can be a great resource for any sustainability ...


SIMAP: Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

SIMAP™ is a carbon and nitrogen accounting platform that can track, analyze, and improve your campus-wide sustainability. Our proven algorithms, based on nearly two decades of work supporting campus inventories ...


Improving office recycling

  • Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)

Every semester, the Environmental Science and Sustainability (ENVI201) class studies recycling on campus and comes up with ideas for improvements. Student Deidre Supple had the idea of improving recycling in ...


Designing a Proxy Carbon Price Strategy for Smith College

  • Smith College (MA)

This thesis to Design a Proxy Carbon Price Strategy for Smith College was written to internalize the social cost of carbon emissions into financial decision-making. A proxy carbon price is ...


Renewable Energy for Campus Facilites Services

  • Black Hills State University (SD)

Demonstrating the effectiveness of the use of renewable energy at low costs in campus facilities services vehicles will help Black Hills State University reach its carbon and waste reduction goals ...


Dismantling a local School to Prison Pipeline with Education for Sustainable Development

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)

UTRGV’s collaboration with an alternative school and its subsequent integration of education for sustainable development has been transformative for the country’s most vulnerable and marginalized youth.

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Michigan Tech Sustainability Demonstration House

  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

The goal of Sustainability Demonstration House (SDH) project is to retrofit the former University President’s residence, built in 1953, titled the Kettle-Gundlach Building into a sustainability demonstration house. The ...


Where does it go? Composting at GWU

  • George Washington University (DC)

In February 2018, the George Washington University’s Office of Sustainability and Campaign GW embarked upon a new, risk-taking endeavor to expand access to composting and sustainable food waste across ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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The Solar Institute

  • George Washington University (DC)

The Solar Institute identifies, generates, and shares pragmatic policy solutions to catalyze the adoption and scale of solar energy. Serving this mission, the Institute conducts objective research to advance politically ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability is dedicated to the development of a rich, robust and vibrant world within which we can secure a sustainable future. Through a diverse ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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The Sustainability Research Institute School of Earth and Environment

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)

"The Sustainability Research Institute is home to a team of over 30 academic staff, 25 research staff and 45 research students conducting inter-disciplinary research on the different dimensions of sustainability ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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Emory Pollinator Protection Program

  • Emory University (GA)

Concerned about the plight of bees and other pollinators, which are essential for two-thirds of the food crops we eat every day, Emory University developed a comprehensive Pollinator Protection Commitment ...


Avoided Costs from Shared Laboratory Equipment and Space at CU Boulder

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

CU Green Labs at the University of Colorado Boulder has spent the last year writing a case study to highlight the benefits of our Biochemistry Cell Culture Facility to our ...

  • Posted May 4, 2018
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Composting for a Greener Campus: the Texas State University Bobcat Blend program

  • Texas State University, San Marcos (TX)

Bobcat Blend is a faculty managed, student-run and grant-supported research and teaching-oriented waste management campus composting program at Texas State University. The goals of the organization are to teach students ...


Green Industries Career Fair!

  • Suffolk County Community College (NY)

During the Month of April Career Services and Office of Sustainability joined together to host a Career specific Job Fair, called “Green Industries Job Fair”. Our goal was to connect ...

  • Posted April 30, 2018
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Greener Grant Week! Earth Week 2018

  • Suffolk County Community College (NY)

A week of Earth Day Events!

Students watched a seed library demonstration and then were able to take home whichever seeds they pleased. They also planted sunflower seeds. Volunteers for ...

  • Posted April 30, 2018
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PCC Earth (Extended) Week events across the district!

  • Portland Community College (OR)

A look at a couple great moments from this years extended Earth Week! There were so many events, service projects, and good times to choose from that I'm going ...

  • Posted April 30, 2018
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Evaluating Core Competencies Development in Sustainability and Environmental Master's Programs: An empirical analysis

  • Boise State University (ID)
  • National Council for Science & the Environment (DC)
  • University of Tokyo
  • Hokkaido University (Hokkaido)
  • Tohoku University

Interest in and understanding of the various competencies that university sustainability and environmental graduate degree programs should aim for has increased in recent years. Yet empirical efforts that assess the ...

  • Posted April 24, 2018
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AUC EarthWeek 2018: “Collaborate, Create, Cultivate": Growing Green Culture at AUC”

  • American University in Cairo (Cairo)

All Week: - RISE Greenhouse and Aquaponics Display - Description: Have you always wanted to have a green thumb? Come check out what AUC’s brilliant growers at RISE have been cultivating ...

  • Posted April 24, 2018
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Bachelor in Environmental Agriscience

  • Tennessee Technological University (TN)

With its combination of courses in the traditional sciences and agriculture courses, Environmental Agriscience students are prepared for a wide range of experiences. A 300-acre working, teaching and research farm ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Fish, Wildlife & Conservation Biology (Bachelor)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Foundation coursework in areas of biology, maths/calculus, chemistry, physics, and an introduction to wildlife biology. This foundation builds towards a more specific higher level coursework and is designed to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Conservation Biology (MS)

  • University of Alberta (AB)

An interdisciplinary field of research for students drawing on natural and social sciences with the aim of protecting species and their habitats. Research topics include: environmental issues; status and trend ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Conservation Biology (PhD)

  • University of Alberta (AB)

An interdisciplinary field of research for students drawing on natural and social sciences with the aim of protecting species and their habitats. Research topics include: environmental issues; status and trend ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Applied & Environmental Biology (MS)

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO)

The program emphasizes research designed to understand responses and adaptations in biological systems at cellular and molecular levels as well as at the community and ecological level.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Science Concentration, Biology (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

By learning in an integrative environment that underscores the connectedness of these disciplines, students gain a better understanding of larger scientific concepts and they can view these concepts from multiple ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Business & Environmental Studies (BS)

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

In this novel program, we combine a traditional business core with 40-plus hours of environmental studies electives ensuring students understand the triple bottom line of people – planet – profits. The business ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Communication Concentration, Communication & Advocacy (MA)

  • James Madison University (VA)

Students graduating with a concentration in environmental communication will be prepared to work in a variety of nonprofit, government and corporate settings constructing and evaluating environmental campaigns, facilitating organizational and ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Education & Interpretation (BS)

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

This major seeks to integrate training in organismal biology, including a required field component, with in-depth training in the literature and context of natural history and a suite of environmental ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Education for Environmental Sustainability Certificate

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

Environmental education focuses on the exploration of environmental issues, problem solving, critical thinking, and taking action to improve the environment. Furthermore, education for sustainability is a transformative process that prepares ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Education Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College certificate in environmental education is for traditional and nontraditional educators and is designed to establish standards for professional excellence in environmental education. Environmental education ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Science & Policy (BS)

  • University of South Florida St. Petersburg (FL)

The B. S. in Environmental Science and Policy was approved in 1995. This interdisciplinary program is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. All students must complete the University ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Forest Management (MF/MS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Sustainable Forest Management graduate program emphasizes the conservation of forest-dominated landscapes to meet a defined set of ecological, economic and social criteria over long time frames. The program follows ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Forest Management (MS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) graduate program emphasizes the conservation of forest-dominated landscapes to meet a defined set of ecological, economic and social criteria over long time frames. The program ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Forest Management (PhD)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Sustainable Forest Management graduate program emphasizes the conservation of forest-dominated landscapes to meet a defined set of ecological, economic and social criteria over long time frames. The program follows ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Forest Management Minor

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Sustainable Forest Management graduate program emphasizes the conservation of forest-dominated landscapes to meet a defined set of ecological, economic and social criteria over long time frames. The program follows ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Coastal & Marine Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

  • East Carolina University (NC)

ECU’s Coastal and Marine Studies Interdisciplinary Minor prepares students with a broad understanding of coastal and marine resources, science, and management in order to understand policy dilemmas and critically ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Washington and Lee University (VA)

With an emphasis on liberal arts, the Program in Environmental Studies seeks to facilitate student development of an interdisciplinary understanding of the relationships that define the interaction between humans and ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Washington and Lee University (VA)

The program curriculum allows students to develop interdisciplinary expertise and an understanding of how insights from different disciplines complement each other. This is not only a unique academic experience, but ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Technology, Society, Environment Studies Minor

  • Carleton University (ON)

The TSE courses reflect the need to modernize education by tailoring it to our future needs. Taking one or more TSE courses makes it possible for students to "acquire an ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Biology (Bachelor)

  • Beloit College (WI)

The environmental biology major provides a broad background in the biological sciences with a focus on how humans interact with their biological environments.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Chemistry (Bachelor)

  • Beloit College (WI)

The environmental chemistry major provides an understanding of the chemical sciences with a focus on environmental processes and human interactions with these processes.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies (Bachelor)

  • Beloit College (WI)

The environmental studies major provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of interactions between humans and the environment. It is organized into two tracks: “Environmental Communication and Arts” is oriented ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Beloit College (WI)

The environmental studies minor offers the opportunity to study environmentally related topics in economics, political science, natural science, philosophy, and environmental studies courses.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies Bachelor

  • Middlebury College (VT)

The program brings together a community of scholars and students engaged in the study of the human relationship to the environment from many different directions, across 24 departments on our ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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International Environmental Policy (MA)

  • Middlebury College (VT)

Monterey Institute's MA in International Environmental Policy program prepares the next generation of leaders in governments, international organizations, and private businesses. The program creates courses that address the latest ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Sciences - Environmental Administration & Policy (BS)

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)

The environmental sciences degree uses a set of science core courses and a concentration in a natural science or social science discipline to help students develop a science-based approach to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Sciences - Environmental Management (BS)

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)

The environmental sciences degree uses a set of science core courses and a concentration in a natural science or social science discipline to help students develop a science-based approach to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Sustainability Minor

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)

This minor allows students to explore climate change, the relationship between nature and culture, the ethics and politics of environmental decision-making, and how perspectives on sustainability are expressed humanistically, politically ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Science & Policy (BA/BS)

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The environmental problems that threaten the planet on which our society depends are complex, requiring us to integrate insights across the disciplines. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of these problems ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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