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Higher Education’s Anchor Mission: Measuring Place-Based Engagement Membership Required

  • Cleveland State University (OH)
  • Drexel University (PA)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus (NJ)
  • Buffalo State College (NY)
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis (MO)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The report examines how an ongoing—and expanding—effort to track the impact of colleges and universities on the financial and social well-being of their surrounding neighborhoods is helping these ...

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Teaming Up To Fight Blight and Promote Sustainability: An Academic-Governmental Collaboration for Sustainable Development Membership Required

  • Albany Law School of Union University (NY)
  • University at Albany (NY)

This article describes a town-gown collaboration in the capital region of New York State between two academic institutions, Albany Law School and the University at Albany, and two city governments ...


Exploring the Relationship Between Corporate Social Performance and Employer Attractiveness Membership Required

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)

Building on existing studies suggesting that corporate social performance (CSP) is important in the job choice process, the authors investigate job seekers’ perceptions of importance of CSP and explore effects ...

  • Posted 4 months ago
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Energy Master Plan - St. John's University, New York Membership Required

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

St. John's University is preparing to commit to deeper carbon emissions reductions. As a participant in the New York City Carbon Challenge since 2007, SJU will achieve its commitment ...

  • Posted 5 months ago
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NYU Celebrates Earth Month Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)
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Art as the Catalyst for Critical Sustainability Conversations

  • University at Albany (NY)

The University at Albany is proud to submit an application that illustrates our use of art as the catalyst for critical sustainability conversations. This was accomplished via two main projects ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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Sustainability Weekend Conference, Carnegie Mellon University Membership Required

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

‘Sustainability Weekend’ is a student-initiative held on Carnegie Mellon’s campus in Pittsburgh, PA, with the goal to promote inter-disciplinary conversations to raise awareness about the many sustainability issues surrounding ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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Arbor Day Tree Planting SUNY Fredonia 2017 Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Fredonia (NY)

Fredonia planted several Red Maple trees for Arbor Day 4/28/2017

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Distinguishing collaboration from contribution in environmental research Membership Required

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

In this paper, we distinguish contributory from collaborative approaches to interdisciplinary environmental research. A characteristic feature of the collaborative approach is that emphasis is placed on the process of collaborative ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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State University of New York at Cortland Habitat for Humanity Sustainable Living Workshop Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

The SUNY Cortland Habitat for Humanity Club hosted a sustainable living workshop where participants learned about and made items they can use in the own homes to promote a more ...

  • Posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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State University of New York at Cortland Campus Garden Spring Planting Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

The SUNY Cortland Campus Garden Advisory Committee (consisting of students, staff and faculty) held a bed preparation and planting party at the campus garden.

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SUNY Cortland The Big Event - Alpha Phi Omega Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

The State University of New York at Cortland hosts "The Big Event" where over 500 students and staff volunteer in the community picking up trash, sprucing up yards, and making ...

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Fredonia Electronics Recycling Day April 22 2017 Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Fredonia (NY)

The State University of New York at Fredonia hosted the Annual Electronics Recycling day on April 22, 2017. This event is free to the public.

  • Posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Fredonia lights the campus green Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Fredonia (NY)

In celebration of Earth Month fredonia uses green lamps to light the campus, including the Landford House (the President's Residence)

  • Posted 7 months, 1 week ago
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David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes present Fredonia Earth Month Keynote Address Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Fredonia (NY)

National Geographic underwater photographers and married couple David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes presented the Earth Month keynote address at The State University of New York at Fredonia on April 3rd.

  • Posted 7 months, 1 week ago
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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez; 16-year-old indigenous Climate Activist Membership Required

  • Georgia College & State University (GA)

Georgia College's Sustainability Fee Program will be hosting Xiuhtezcatl Martinez at the 2017 Sustainability Fee Program Symposium on April 20, 2017 at 5pm on Front Campus.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is ...

  • Posted 7 months, 1 week ago
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Environmental perceptions and health before and after relocation to a green building

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University (NY)
  • Syracuse University (NY)

Green buildings are designed to have low environmental impacts and improved occupant health and well-being. Improvements to the built environment including ventilation, lighting, and materials have resulted in improved indoor ...

  • Posted 8 months ago
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The impact of working in a green certified building on cognitive function and health

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University (NY)

Thirty years of public health research have demonstrated that improved indoor environmental quality is associated with better health outcomes. Recent research has demonstrated an impact of the indoor environment on ...

  • Posted 8 months ago
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Renewable Energy 100: The Course to a Carbon-Free Campus Membership Required

  • Allegheny College (PA)
  • University at Albany (NY)
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • Butte College (CA)
  • Ball State University (IN)
  • University of Louisville (KY)
  • University of Delaware (DE)

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in the fight to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. Colleges and universities across the country should aggressively ...

  • Posted 8 months, 1 week ago
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Preparing for Campus Sustainability Month 2016 Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • University of North Florida (FL)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • AASHE (PA)

October is Campus Sustainability Month (CSM)! Watch this webinar to gain ideas and inspiration for how you can take advantage of CSM to engage and inspire incoming students and other ...

  • Posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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The Winds of Changes Shift: An Analysis of Recent Growth in Bargaining Units and Representation Efforts in Higher Education Membership Required

  • City University of New York, Hunter College (NY)

This article analyzes data accumulated during the first three quarters of 2016 regarding completed and pending questions of representation involving faculty and student employees in higher education. It is part ...

  • Posted 9 months, 1 week ago
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Student Led Green Chemistry Initiatives Membership Required

  • University of Toronto (ON)
  • Beyond Benign (MA)

Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: A new webinar series for chemistry faculty and students highlighting relevant topics in green chemistry education.

Presented by: Anna Ivanova Communications Director Network of Early-Career ...

  • Posted 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility Membership Required

  • Brown University (RI)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

We characterize rates of intergenerational income mobility at each college in the United States using administrative data for over 30 million college students from 1999-2013. We document four results. First ...

  • Posted 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Sustainable imaginaries: a case study of a large suburban Canadian university Membership Required

  • York University (ON)

Purpose

This paper aims to explore the concept of sustainability imaginaries – unifying core assumptions on what sustainability entails held by stakeholders – set within a large suburban Canadian university. The study ...

  • Posted 10 months ago
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Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) Executive Education Program allows professionals from all sectors to gain knowledge and tools to make sound decisions about business activities and policy ...

  • Posted 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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100 kW Solar Carport Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Farmingdale (NY)

Farmingdale State College today unveiled a carport/charging station that is a major component of the $24 million Long Island Smart Energy Corridor funded by $12 million from the U ...

  • Posted 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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100 kW Rooftop Array: Gateway Center Membership Required

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

The new Gateway Center features a roof-mounted 100 kW solar PV array as well as solar thermal systems to provide electricity and hot water

  • Posted 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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23 kW Rooftop Array: Baker Laboratory Membership Required

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

Baker features a 23 kW photovoltaic system that provides window shading to the south side of the building.

  • Posted 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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Municipal collaboration for carbon footprinting: Syracuse, New York case study Membership Required

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

Purpose

The City of Syracuse, New York, has undertaken energy conservation measures over the past decade. In 2011, the city completed a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory that serves as the ...

  • Posted 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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The Earth Without Art is Just 'Eh' Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Oswego (NY)
  • University of Arizona (AZ)

This presentation will think about the many ways art can be used in environmental initiatives and programming. Specifically, the two presentations will discuss engaging art in two different ways - design-thinking ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Communication strategies: Leveraging digital media effectively & efficiently for greater engagement, relationship building, & earned news media Membership Required

  • Boston University (MA)
  • New York University (NY)
  • University of Utah (UT)

Communication about institutionalizing sustainability is a key component to our efforts to inform and change behavior. Digital media, such as social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), blogging, and other online tools ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Renewably Powering and Empowering our Communities Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)
  • Weber State University (UT)
  • Wells College (NY)

Weber State University worked with a local nonprofit and community members to develop and implement a community-solar program during the 2015-2016 school year. The project served the three-county area surrounding ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Best Practices for Solar PPAs Membership Required

  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)
  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

Solar energy is now economically feasible in many states of the U.S. The question is who pays for the solar panels? The costs of design, installation, operation and maintenance ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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WTF Reduction! Waste, Technology and Facebook; Utilizing Social Media, Technology and Outreach to Effect Behavioral Change Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Oswego (NY)
  • University of North Carolina, Asheville (NC)
  • University of Virginia (VA)
  • Cupanion (ON)

This panel will discuss the use of social media and technology and how it can be applied it to various re-use and waste reduction programs. Partnered with Cupanion, these three ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Zero Waste: Data, Infrastructure, and Engagement Return Recycling Case Study Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)
  • Return Recycling (NY)

Return Recycling is a student-led organization devoted to building a concrete understanding for waste data, infrastructure, and engagement. Over the past year we've prototyped new (self-designed) recycling bins, developed ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Frederick Law Olmsted: Environmental Visionary Membership Required

  • Garden Writers Association (NY)

A dramatic presentation on the life of the father of Landscape Architecture who created cities out of the American wilderness and began a sustainable conservation movement still challenging the world ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Wearing Dual Town-Gown Hats: Catalyzing Ambitious Action as Elected Officials & Sustainability Professionals Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Elected Officials to Protect America

The US and China made history by ratifying the Paris Agreement, signed by 196 countries in December at COP21 (or the Paris 2015 Climate Conference). President Obama said,'our willingness ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Ganging Up to Go Big: Campus Collaborations to Achieve Scale with Renewables Membership Required

  • University at Buffalo (NY)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)
  • Altenex, LLC (CA)

Electricity is the single largest source of emissions for most campuses, and renewable energy is the only way to eliminate those emissions. But renewable energy is still unfamiliar territory for ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Rating the New Campus Landscape: How SITES Can Engage Students + Energize your Sustainability Mission Membership Required

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

SITES is to campus landscapes what LEED is to buildings. Two public institutions, Grand Valley State University (Michigan) and Nassau Community College (New York) have shown their highest commitment to ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Building Sustainable Communities: an International Collaboration Between Island Communities and Academia Membership Required

  • College of the Atlantic (ME)

Through community engagement and a plan for economic rejuvenation Samsø¸ Island, Denmark became one of the first carbon negative communities in the world. In 2014, an international partnership between Samsø ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Employing Urban Ecology in Grounds Management at New York University Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

The emerging field of urban ecology has taken on a new urgency in recent years as most of the world's population now lives in cities where open spaces are ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Revitalizing Sustainability in a Large, Urban Research Institution Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

In 2007, New York University made a public commitment to reduce emissions by 30% by 2017. This goal was reached in 2012. In 2015, NYU made another commitment to reduce ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Green Roof Strategies for Success: Making It Work Beyond the First Year Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Green roof failures are all too common, often leading to expensive replacement plantings, unmet aesthetic expectations, and invasive plant problems. In the fall of 2011, a 3,700 square foot ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Beyond the Ivory Tower: Participating in City and State Sustainability Initiatives and Challenges Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

As sustainability professionals in institutes of higher education, many of us have seen first-hand the impacts of our work. We have seen how large-scale energy, waste management, and engagement projects ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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A Residential Green Rep Program: The Case for a Program Hosted in Residence Life Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

At SUNY Cortland, our student Green Representatives program is run out of the Residence Life office and has been since it's inception in 2008. Each residence hall is paired ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Mapping Bicycle Racks and Usage with ArcGIS: Connecting College and Community Initiatives Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Geneseo (NY)

SUNY Geneseo and the Town of Geneseo are collaborating to encourage sustainable cycling in and around Geneseo. This project is aimed at gathering preliminary information to improve the cycling experience ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Return Recycling: Zero Waste Strategies Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)
  • Return Recycling (NY)

Return Recycling is a student-led organization devoted to building a concrete understanding for waste data, infrastructure, and engagement. Over the past year we prototyped new (self-designed) recycling bins, developed new ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Breaking Through: Creative Engagement Strategies for Increasing Student Sustainable Involvement in the Dorms and Beyond Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

NYC came to a standstill when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast and the public electrical grid shutdown, but the lights were on in 22 NYU buildings, and for once ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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New Approaches to High Performance Low Maintenance Urban Campus Landscapes Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Budget and site constraints present a variety of challenges for the design, installation, and maintenance of urban landscapes. New approaches to planting design seek to reduce long term maintenance costs ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Data Driven Decision Making and Design: A Case Study Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

The new reality is academic institutions must do more with less, whether that be decreased funding or lack of physical space. The transformation of 370 Jay Street located in Downtown ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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