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Energy and Sustainability Specialization (Master's in Mechanical Engineering)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

This interdisciplinary mechanical engineering concentration engages both deep technical courses in energy and technology topics as well as critically important courses in the policy, law and economics of energy.

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Specialization in Sustainability (Master of Project Management)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

This specialization prepares individuals to play a significant role in shaping the future of the built environment by providing a framework for developing creative sustainable solutions as a key element ...

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Energy and Sustainability Undergraduate Certificate

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern University (ISEN) Undergraduate Certificate provides a means for Northwestern students to pursue multi-disciplinary instruction in the increasingly important areas of sustainability and ...

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Social Justice Minor

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The minor in Social Justice (SJ) is for undergraduate students who are interested in incorporating an in-depth awareness of social issues into their fields of study and careers. Humanities and ...

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Minor in Energy Systems

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The Energy Systems Minor provides students a 15-hour multidisciplinary educational opportunity to study energy systems. Requirements include courses which provide depth in an area relevant to energy that is within ...

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MS in Environmental and Green Chemistry

  • George Washington University (DC)

The Master of Science in Environmental and Green Chemistry trains the next generation of experts with an interdisciplinary curriculum that fosters proficiency in evaluating the state of the environment and ...

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Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern University (ISEN)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern was established in 2008 as an umbrella organization whose unique mission is to advance global energy and sustainability solutions through transformational research ...

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Linde Center for Global Environmental Science

  • California Institute of Technology (CA)

Scientists from a broad range of disciplines are collaborating at The Linde Center to generate a comprehensive understanding of our global environment—including the impacts of human activities on it ...

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Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (BCGC)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (BCGC) is advancing green chemistry through interdisciplinary scholarship. It consists of faculty, researchers, and students in the College of Chemistry, School of Public Health ...

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The contribution of sustainability assessment to policy development in higher education

This article builds upon the experiences and results of the application of sustainability assessment instruments in higher education. First, a short overview of existing sustainability assessment tools will be provided ...

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Getting an empirical hold of the sustainable university: a comparative analysis of evaluation frameworks across 12 contemporary sustainability assessment tools

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Although it is increasingly recognised that higher education institutions have to play a critical role in the progression towards a sustainable development, the question of what fields and issues universities ...

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Campus sustainability governance in Canada: A content analysis of post-secondary institutions’ sustainability policies

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)
  • Dalhousie University (NS)

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This paper aims to provide an overview of a content analysis of sustainability policies from Canadian post-secondary education institutions. The paper reports findings on the orientations to sustainability evident ...

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Transformative Learning for a Sustainable Future: An Exploration of Pedagogies for Change at an Alternative College

  • Schumacher College

Educators and policy makers have long recognised the central role that education can play in creating a more sustainable and equitable world. Yet some question whether current processes across mainstream ...

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Do We Teach What We Preach? An International Comparison of Problem- and Project-Based Learning Courses in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Problem- and project-based learning (PPBL) courses in sustainability address real-world sustainability problems. They are considered powerful educational settings for building students’ sustainability expertise. In practice, however, these courses often fail ...

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Co-creating sustainability: cross-sector university collaborations for driving sustainable urban transformations

  • University of Tokyo

This paper attempts to ‘connect the dots’ between several cases and provide a comprehensive global analysis of the trend of universities reaching across campus boundaries to form partnerships with government ...

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Students as change agents in a town-wide sustainability transformation: the Oberlin Project at Oberlin College

  • Clark University (MA)
  • Oberlin College (OH)

An increasing number of colleges and universities are playing a crucial role in driving societal transformations and creating the physical and social conditions for accelerating progress towards sustainability. The potential ...

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Establishing sustainability science in higher education institutions: towards an integration of academic development, institutionalization, and stakeholder collaborations

  • University of Tokyo
  • University of Zurich
  • Lund University
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam

The field of sustainability science aims to understand the complex and dynamic interactions between natural and human systems in order to transform and develop these in a sustainable manner. As ...

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Sustainable Business and Innovation (MSc)

  • Utrecht University

As part of this two-year Master’s programme in Sustainable Business and Innovation, you will learn about sustainability challenges and the technological and other options that businesses can use to ...

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Sustainable Development (MSc)

  • Utrecht University

This two-year Master’s programme is aimed at students who want to contribute to the design of the solutions needed to achieve an environmentally and socially accountable society. In this ...

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Master of Sustainability Science

  • University of Tokyo
  • United Nations University

The Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) provides the training necessary to enable future global leaders to make a profound impact on sustainability science and sustainable development ...

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Sustainability Science (PhD)

  • University of Tokyo
  • United Nations University

The Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) provides the training necessary to enable future global leaders to make a profound impact on sustainability science and sustainable development ...

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Sustainability Science and Policy (PhD)

  • Maastricht University

The interdisciplinary Ph.D. programme in Sustainability Science and Policy (SSP) is designed to educate researchers, university teachers, and world leaders in the social, economic and natural science disciplines that ...

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International Centre for Integrated assessment and Sustainable development (ICIS)

  • Maastricht University

ICIS, based in Maastricht University's Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, addresses complex issues facing the planet and its inhabitants. It aims to conduct research and provide education in the ...

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Sustainability Science and Policy (MSc)

  • Maastricht University

The world needs professionals who have the competences to recognise, analyse and respond to sustainability challenges. Who can design, conduct and evaluate sustainability assessments in collaboration with other disciplines and ...

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Sustainable Development (BA)

  • Murdoch University (Western Australia)

In this program you will learn about the sustainability issues affecting us all, including climate change, scarce resources and the challenge of economic growth versus environmental protection. You'll also ...

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Environmental and Sustainability Studies (BA/BCD)

  • Acadia University (NS)

This program aims to develop environmental leaders, managers, and professionals who are critical and insightful thinkers as well as creative problem solvers skilled in leading transformational change toward a more ...

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Learning for Sustainability (PgDip)

  • University of Edinburgh

The Postgraduate Diploma builds on the Postgraduate Certificate’s three core courses: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability, Ecosystems for Educators and Outdoor Learning. A further four Postgraduate Diploma specific courses ...

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Learning for Sustainability (PgCert)

  • University of Edinburgh

The Postgraduate Certificate is made up of three core courses: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability, Ecosystems for Educators, and Outdoor Learning. The overall aim of the programme is to introduce ...

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Learning for Sustainability (MSc)

  • University of Edinburgh

This MSc is an opportunity to study the ways schooling, community and higher education respond to issues such as climate change, resource depletion, inequality and well-being, and ecological and economic ...

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Rising-seas.org Project

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

RISING-SEAS.ORG is an online alliance of passionate individuals dedicated to bridging climate awareness and action from all angles. It features visual advocacy campaigns to visualize the communities most endangered ...

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Teaching and learning sustainability: An assessment of the curriculum content and structure of sustainability degree programs in higher education

  • Furman University (SC)
  • Lund University

Sustainability degree programs in higher education have proliferated with the emergence of sustainability as a recognized academic field. This study evaluated the curricula of English-language programs granting degrees in sustainability ...

  • Posted April 17, 2016
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Making Textbooks Affordable: Student Government Toolkit

The Making Textbooks Affordable toolkit explains how to expand the use of open textbooks on your campus. These free, high-quality, open-source books can save students on your campus millions of ...

  • Posted April 16, 2016
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Running a Campus Food Pantry: Student Government Toolkit

The Running a Campus Food Pantry toolkit explains how to create and manage a campus food pantry. As food insecurity becomes more common among college students, starting a food pantry ...

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NRDC Greening Advisor for Collegiate Sports

  • Natural Resources Defense Council (DC)

Welcome to the NRDC Greening Advisor for Collegiate Sports, a free guide to greening athletics and recreation. Below is some advice for how to navigate this guide and how to ...


The Merits of Fair Trade - Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

  • Fair Trade Colleges & Universities (CA)

Fair Trade Colleges & Universities presents: The Merits of Fair Trade.

Fair Trade is a market-based approach to alleviating poverty in ways that improve lives, empower communities, and protect the ...

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Guide to Quality and Education for Sustainability in Higher Education

  • University of Gloucestershire (Gloucestershire)
  • Quality Assurance Agency For Higher Education (--None--)

This resource is an attempt to make connections between Education for Sustainability (EfS) and the practice of quality assurance and enhancement in the HE curriculum. It is based on a ...


Interdisciplinary Environmental and Sustainability Education and Research: Institutes and Centers at Research Universities

  • Global Council Science and the Environment (DC)

Interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability (IES) academic and research programs have an

important and unique role in higher education. IES programs study the interfaces and interactions

of coupled social-nature systems using ...

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Job Market Sees Growing Demand For Sustainability Managers

Way back before the turn of the century (when we partied like it was 1999), I could count the number of real "sustainability managers" on my fingers and toes and ...

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Are Employers Seeking Sustainability Literate Graduates?

  • Higher Education Academy (York)

Using structured questionnaires and follow-­up semi‐structured telephone interviews, this study seeks to establish to what extent adoption of the sustainability agenda within higher education and built environment organisations ...

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Alaska Jones - The Quest for the Source of Heat and Power

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

What is district energy? Learn how the University of Alaska Fairbanks heats and cools their buildings with this fun and entertaining introduction to district energy.

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University of Oregon Self Guided Sustainability Tour

  • University of Oregon (OR)

This self-guided tour will introduce you to a few of the University of Oregon’s numerous environmentally sustainable practices. The tour should take about 1-1/2 hours to complete (the ...

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St. Edwards University Sustainability Campus Map

  • St. Edward's University (TX)

The map includes information about composting, LED lights, bicycle racks, refillable mug discount locations, local or low-carbon food locations, the chiller plant, and more.

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Skidmore College Interactive Map of Sustainability

  • Skidmore College (NY)

This interactive map lists sustainable locations on the Skidmore campus related to buildings, energy, food, waste, grounds, engagement and transportation. Information about campus tours is also included in the map.

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Pomona College Sustainability Tour

  • Pomona College (CA)

Want a brief overview of Pomona's programs and projects? Bringing a visitor to campus and want to point out our great environmental successes? Download the College's Campus Sustainability ...

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NC State Sustainability Map & Tour

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

Welcome to a Living Lab for Transformation. NC State’s increasingly sustainable campus is where a Wolfpack of forward-thinkers lives, works, studies and plays. See the innovative, ecofriendly campus features ...

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ASU Virtual Tour

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

At Arizona State University, sustainability is more than a buzzword: it is a philosophy that ASU is constantly working to incorporate into its research, education, outreach, and operations. Through projects ...

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University of British Columbia Sustainability Walking Tour

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

UBC’s sustainability efforts, experiments and accomplishments can be seen in every corner of our campus. The "Sustainability Walk: a walking tour of UBC” map takes visitors on a 60 ...

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Dalhousie University Green Map

  • Dalhousie University (NS)

This map was created for ENVS 3502.03 (Winter 2005). This map is part of the global Green Map System.

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Higher Education for Sustainable Development

  • University of Otago (Otago)

This book asks how higher education should approach the task of educating for sustainability and then sets to answering it. It provides a guide for those who advocate for sustainability ...

  • Posted April 14, 2016
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Conversations in Sustainability: The University of British Columbia

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

"We have the chance, which doesn't come very often in human history, to make this fundamental change." The University of British Columbia is exploring and exemplifying new ways of ...

  • Posted April 14, 2016
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