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Green Greeks at the University of Denver

  • University of Denver (CO)

The purpose of the project is to make greek life at the University of Denver more sustainable. Right now we are focusing on performing energy audits on every fraternity and ...

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Energy Challenge 2020

  • University of Denver (CO)

The Energy Challenge is a month long initiative where The Center for Sustainability's Energy Team works to encourage students to reduce their energy use throughout the month. We do ...

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Breaking into Academics Without a PhD: Creating Sustainability Curriculum from Facilities

  • Florida State University (FL)

How can Offices of Sustainability change the academic culture of their institutions without an academic home? Colleges and universities are institutions of learning, and sustainability curriculum that engages students in ...

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Producing Podcasts in the Classroom: A Case Study from ENST 300 - Environmental Justice

  • Lawrence University (WI)

This session will focus on how to guide students through the process of scripting, recording, producing, distributing, and assessing podcasts as a course project. It will draw on specific examples ...

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Gear Garage: Making the Outdoors More Accessible

  • University of Denver (CO)

The DU Gear Garage was established during the 2016-2017 school year by two students who were looking to make getting outside more accessible to the wider campus community. It was ...

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Fair Trade and Campus Advocacy as Tools for a Just Transition

  • Fair Trade Colleges & Universities (CA)

Fair Trade Campaigns is a powerful grassroots movement mobilizing thousands of conscious consumers and Fair Trade advocates on campuses and in communities across the U.S. We partner with more ...

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FOO[anaerobic]D Systems: Food Justice and the Future of Our [anaerobic] Digestion Systems

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

A team of students from the University of Central Florida (UCF) have been working with campus, community, municipal, and private partners to pilot an anaerobic digestion (AD) system to divert ...

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Preparing a Faculty Cohort to Facilitate Internal Curriculum Integration Workshops

  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • Dallas College (TX)

An increasing number of colleges & universities are working to integrate sustainability & social justice into the curriculum. This often involves faculty development workshops led by external facilitators. In-house efforts ...

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Stories from the Real Meals Campaign: Student Organizers Building a Just Food System on Campus

  • Real Food Challenge (MA)

Students at campuses all across the country are building power to transform our current food system to one that is grounded in racial equity, justice, and dignity for us and ...

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New Methodology and Measurement Tool Linking Curricula to the 2030 Agenda and University Strategy

  • Copenhagen Business School

At Copenhagen Business School (CBS), 2008 marked the beginning of a university-wide effort towards connecting curriculum to Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability (RES). As a United Nations PRME (Principles of Responsible ...

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Racial Equity and Social Justice Essay Series: Resources for Higher Education Staff on Understanding Key Concepts...

  • Boston University (MA)
  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Better understanding, supporting, and addressing racial equity and social justice issues as they relate to sustainability work in higher education is paramount in creating institutions that welcome and nurture intellectual ...

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Embedding SDG competencies into global education curriculum

  • The GREEN Program (PA)

This session will discuss the process of designing global education programs that educate for SDG competencies and measure progress in SDG comprehension through pre- and post-program assessment. The session will ...

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STARS 101

  • AASHE (PA)

In this session, hosted by AASHE staff, first-time participants will share information about how they approached the STARS reporting process. This will be a great opportunity to learn strategies for ...

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University Sustainability Funds 2.0: A Model for the Next Generation

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • McGill University (QC)

The University of Washington's Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) and McGill University's Sustainability Project Fund (SPF) are two of the largest university sustainability funds in North America with yearly ...

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Engaged Learning in the Landscape

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Land grant institutions have historically used the campus landscape as a classroom and laboratory for teaching, research and outreach on agricultural topics. Contemporary challenges urged us to expand this model ...

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Social Justice in Learning Outcomes: Environmental Literacy in an Indigenous Language Hotspot

  • Everett Community College (WA)

This session introduces a bottom-up approach to curriculum in environmental literacy, aligned explicitly to social justice learning outcomes at a state community college in Everett, Washington. Presented herein are three ...

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Accelerating Just Energy Transitions by Inviting Faith Communities to the Table

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Pressures to solve the climate crisis through clean, inclusive energy transitions are intensifying. Scientific indicators and natural disasters draw perspective to how human suffering and environmental stresses breach ecological and ...

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Meeting Immediate Needs: A Curriculum for Worker Cooperatives

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)
  • Cooperacion Santa Ana (CA)

UCI Community Resilience Projects fosters people-centered and inclusive solutions to climate challenges. Our community-driven academic partnerships work from a shared understanding that the problems of climate change, racism and all ...

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Embedding sustainability in Colombian higher education institutions' strategy

  • Universidad EAN

With the objective of to build capacities for all relevant actors in embedding Sustainability in Higher Education in Colombia, based on PSU's and the known AASHE experience for integrating ...

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Enlightened Education: Solar Engineering Design to Energize School Facilities

  • Madison Area Technical College (WI)

This presentation will explore the potential for universities, colleges, and K-12 schools to implement solar electric infrastructure projects on their campus that also provide a learning environment and instructional opportunities ...

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A Global Affairs Office and a Sustainability Office: What's the Connection?

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

Over the past year, the University of California, Davis Global Affairs office and the Office of Sustainability have collaborated in ways that are mutually supportive of each office's mission ...

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Building cross-institutional sustainability and equity partnerships

  • Bemidji State University (MN)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

This workshop will include real-life examples, strategies and tactics to support successful cross-institutional partnerships that promote interconnectedness and integration of equity, diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Learn why a strong partnership ...

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Sustainability Strategic Planning: Meaningfully Integrating Sustainability into Campus-Wide Planning

  • Williams College (MA)

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Williams College embarked on a college-wide strategic planning process. Sustainability was designated as one of the eight working groups and as one of three principles ...

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Student Leadership Institute for Climate Resilience: A Just Transition Introductory Curriculum

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)

Developed at UC Irvine and in its ninth year, the Student Leadership Institute for Climate Resilience (SLICR) is an annual three-day residential program that provides a select cohort of incoming ...

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Student Voices in Sustainability: Incorporating Student Interns In Sustainability Communications

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

Student interns play a critical role in communications initiatives at the UW-Madison Office of Sustainability (OS). In this informational session, attendees will learn how the OS incorporates student voices into ...

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Mentoring Underrepresented Students in Sustainability: Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders!

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential in the field of environmental sustainability. However, it's often the people most impacted by unsustainable practices and climate change who have the least ...

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Approaches to Strategic Zero Waste Planning and Implementation

  • Boston University (MA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Zero Waste requires reimagining the notion of 'waste' and navigating the tension between meeting the desires of a University's young, climate-concerned community and convincing University leadership and staff to ...

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Leverage Your Renewable Energy Impact Through Avoided Emissions Power Purchase Agreement Strategies

  • Boston University (MA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
  • Edison Energy (CA)

Renewable energy procurement is a critical strategy for reducing an institution's greenhouse gas emissions, however not all renewable energy projects avoid the same amount of GHG emissions per kWh ...

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Transitioning the Culinary Industry though Transformative Culinary Education

  • Johnson & Wales University (NC)
  • Johnson & Wales University, Providence (RI)

The foodservice industry is one of the most influential towards building a just and sustainable future. Food being the critical link, it is evident that culinary education programs in higher ...

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Building a Comprehensive Internship Program for Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development

  • University of Denver (CO)

Internships can provide students with deep experiential learning that supports and enhances their curricular pathways. Managing internships can be complex and time consuming for both student and supervisor. At the ...

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Moving to a Circular Economy: a Framework for Building Networks, Capacity, and Strategy

  • Michigan State University (MI)

As hundreds of colleges and universities are committing to carbon neutrality, the forward discussion is now moving to circularity. Circularity is more than zero waste, recycling, and even energy. The ...

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Student Peer Educators as the Primary Communication and Outreach Strategy for Campus Sustainability

  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte (NC)

A programming methodology was developed for applying student peer educators (EcoReps) for campus-wide communications and outreach. The idea was to emphasize direct, face-to-face engagement with students and staff in place ...

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We Can Submit: An Authentic Discussion of a First Time STARS Submission

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • University of Mississippi (MS)

Calling all STARS wannabes! Do you feel overwhelmed when you think about starting the STARS process? Has your office tried to submit and is yet to be successful? Are other ...

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Creating a Green Allies Coalition to Address Social Sustainability: Lessons Learned and Future Goals

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

This session will describe the efforts of the Green Allies Coalition within the Office of Sustainability at UW-Madison. Our office has teams focused on improving environmental sustainability, yet no team ...

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How universities understand sustainability and its implications for action

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The integration of sustainability across Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) has produced an emerging field around defining sustainability. Despite the increase in universities transitioning towards more sustainable institutions, and the importance ...

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Bail on Balloons: Institutionalizing a Green Events Standard

  • New York University (NY)

NYU hosts thousands of events each year. Whether they're massive conferences or office parties, events are integral to our community. But they notoriously result in unnecessary waste, both material ...

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Meeting Campus Sustainability Goals by Showcasing Them in College Sports

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (LA)

The University of Colorado Boulder is the nation's first NCAA Div 1 sports sustainability program-and has compiled lessons learned about how to use the sports platform to elevate campus ...

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Green Events Ambassadors: Student Interns Share Zero Waste Knowledge Across Institutions

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

This informational session will provide attendees with an in-depth look at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of Sustainability's intern-run Green Events Program, its zero waste planning, and how this ...

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Move Out Programs: Finding the Solution for your Campus

  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

Every year when students move out of their dorms and apartments, tons of useful stuff is left behind or discarded. Over the past decade or so, campuses all across the ...

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Innovation in Food System Funding - The New England Food Vision Prize for New England Campuses

  • Sodexo USA (MD)
  • Henry P. Kendall Foundation

In order to challenge and empower campus dining programs to become instruments of change in farm to institution, the Henry P. Kendall Foundation launched a new type of food system ...

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Successful Transitions: Guiding Student Groups Through Leadership Changes

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

As second year students ourselves, we understand that student groups are empowered to create bold impacts in higher education. They benefit from peer connections in a way that departmental or ...

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Stay Rad Post Grad!

  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

Are you graduating? Are you panicking? Or maybe you know exactly what you want to do, but it's just a matter of making it happen. Join the PLAN staff ...

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Planning and Progress Toward Carbon Neutrality, Year Two

  • University of Dayton (OH)
  • Rocky Mountain Institute (CO)

Despite widespread commitments to carbon neutrality, few campuses have published feasibility studies on these programs. Especially important to the climate impact of these goals is challenging assumptions around issues of ...

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A Zero Waste Campus is Possible!

  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

In this workshop we will facilitate a discussion around how students can lead specific efforts to solve waste issues on their campuses. We start with a short presentation on the ...

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Sustainability and Competency Based Education

  • Southern New Hampshire University (NH)

Colleges are becoming more experimental in their desire to provide access to underserved populations (Sturgis, et al, 2016). New methods include badging, micro-credentials, and competency-based education (CBE). Each delivery platform ...

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Achieving University Circularity in 2050

  • Ayers Saint Gross (MD)
  • CannonDesign (NY)
  • Ellen MacArthur Foundation

It's 2050 and the world's civilizations have successfully implemented 100% recycled materials, 100% material waste diversion, 100% renewable energy-fueled systems and perpetual environmental regeneration. Within the design field ...

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Is Anybody Listening!? How to Reach Students on a Message Saturated Campus

  • Concordia College - Moorhead (MN)

When you decided to become a sustainability professional, you may not have realized how much time and effort you would spend trying to engage students in sustainability events, programs, or ...

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Cultivating Student and Staff Leaders through Campus Food Recovery Programs

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

As the awareness of food insecurity on college campuses increases, campus dining services are referred to as potential emergency relief for student food insecurity. Through food recovery programs, dining services ...

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Project Management for Sustainability Offices to Keep Moving Forward

  • University of Florida (FL)
  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

Whether you're a single-person operation, have a team of staff members, or have a group of fantastic student volunteers or interns, we are all facing more requests for our ...

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Transformational Education or Transforming Education?

  • University of South Dakota (SD)
  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

In order to mobilize a just transition, transformation in how we think, act and our sense of being in the world envisioning a holistic approach of head, hands and heart ...

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