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Partnering with Local Government to Promote Sustainable Development

  • Randolph College (VA)

Research partnerships between colleges and local government can be an effective way to promote sustainability at the community level. This project applied principles of conservation development to the analysis of ...

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The Illinois Community College Sustainability Network

  • Kankakee Community College (IL)

The estimated 9.6 million Illinois residents over the age of 18 will directly benefit from an organized effort led by community colleges to learn about, and be encouraged to ...

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Building Sustainable Local and World Community: Vision for the 21st Century Community College

  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (IA)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (MI)
  • Richland College - DCCCD (TX)

Recognizing the evolution of the junior college in the latter half of the 20th Century, the Commission on the Future of Community Colleges proposed in their 1988 publication, Building Communities ...

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Together, We Can Do More: Examples of Campus-Community Sustainability Partnership in NH's Monadnock Region

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)
  • Keene State College (NH)
  • City of Keene (NH)

Achieving community sustainability requires striking a balance between social, environmental, and economic costs and benefits. Because no one entity or sector can achieve solutions on its own, sustainability requires collaboration ...

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Can Higher Education Change Regional Culture? How Pittsburgh's Universities are Leading a Transition Toward Sustainability

  • Duquesne University (PA)
  • EvolveEA (PA)

This presentation looks to (1) juxtapose potential approaches to engaging in university sustainability planning and implementation in two local urban case studies, (2) describe emerging opportunities for increased inter-university best ...

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Doing Local Environmental History: Developing a Sense of Place and Ecological Citizenship

  • Fashion Institute of Technology (NY)
  • Ithaca College (NY)

Since the fall of 2005 a special partnership has been nurtured between the History of American Environmental Thought course and The History Center in Tompkins County (NY). Working in teams ...

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Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb Exchange Programs as a Potentially Cost Effective and Socially Beneficial Approach to Offsetting Carbon Emissions Locally

  • Oberlin College (OH)

To achieve carbon neutrality, organizations can balance unavoidable emissions by purchasing "carbon offsets" that provide credit for emissions captured or reduced elsewhere. Locally managed and implemented offset programs can provide ...

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GreenRichland: Building Sustainable Local and World Community

  • Richland College - DCCCD (TX)

As the threat of global warming and natural resource shortages becomes more of a reality, Richland College is among the first community colleges in the U.S. to participate in ...

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Moving On: From RECs to Local Offsets as Social Benefits

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

As the nation's first campus to fund Renewable Energy Credit (RECs) purchases with student dollars, the University of Colorado-Boulder was reluctant to abandon RECs. However, after considering the co-benefits ...

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University Leadership in Island Climate Mitigation

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (HI)

Islands are uniquely affected by climate change. Rising sea levels threaten coastal infrastructure and fresh water aquifers ocean acidification deteriorates coral reefs ecosystems and native forests are susceptible to new ...

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NYSERDA's Ongoing Relationships with New York State Colleges & Universities

  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (NY)

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is a public benefit corporation with a mission to use innovation and technology to solve some of New York's energy ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Teaching Sustainability: Engaging Students in Developing Local Sustainability Indicators

  • Oberlin College (OH)

Students play an important role in defining the culture and spirit of a campus and engaging them in sustainability initiatives on campus and beyond is an important component of the ...

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Center for Regional Food Systems

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The mission of the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is to engage the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in applied research, education and outreach to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Environmental Farming Systems

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

CEFS develops and promotes just and equitable food and farming systems that conserve natural resources, strengthen communities, improve health outcomes, and provide economic opportunities in North Carolina and beyond.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources

  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

The Center has been working for two decades to bring sustainable solutions to the citizens and agricultural industry of Washington State. Its faculty and affiliates are working on exciting projects ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Engineering and Design Institute

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

Founded in 2000, the Engineering and Design Institute is an interdisciplinary research center focusing on green materials, sustainable design and education. The Institute works on a variety of projects to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Sustainable Building Research

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Center for Sustainable Building Research's mission is to lead and support—through research, outreach, and education—the transformation of the regional built environment to provide for the ecological ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Sustainability Program of the George Washington Institute for Corporate Responsibility

  • George Washington University (DC)

The Institute for Corporate Responsibility officially received its charter from the George Washington University in October, 2006. The Institute is devoted to the development and dissemination of scholarship, including research ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Centre for Business and Sustainability

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)

The Centre for Business and Sustainability facilitates and coordinates research related to business and environmental sustainability. The centre ensures regular communication between researchers and practitioners, including strategic decision makers in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy

  • Morehead State University (KY)

The Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy (IRAPP) integrates University resources with regional resources to develop the potential of its service region. Academic programs, research initiatives, and service activities ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Wallerstein Collaborative For Urban Environmental Education

  • New York University (NY)

The Wallerstein Collaborative For Urban Environmental Education was established in 2000 in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University to promote environmental literacy and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Environmental Resource Management

  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)

The Center for Environmental Resource Management provides university-wide leadership and coordination for environmentally-related research, education, and outreach activities. The CERM vision is to become a regional "think tank" for achieving ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainable Energy Research Facility (SERF)

  • Frostburg State University (MD)

FSU Renewable Energy Center is committed to promote the use of renewable energy resources available in Western Maryland and the surrounding region by developing educational activities, research projects, industrial partnership ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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New England Marine Renewable Energy Center

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

The New England MREC is an organization comprised of academia, government agencies, industry, municipalities, public interest groups and concerned individuals. MREC’s focus is to foster the development of ocean ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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The Center for Energy Research

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas (NV)

The Center for Energy Research (CER) focuses on research, information exchange, and education in energy topics. Issues of particular interest to the Center's geographical region include such general topics ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Solar Energy Research Center

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The UNC SERC was founded in 2008 to serve as a regional hub for solar energy research. Its primary goal is to contribute to our energy future by taking a ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy

  • Northeastern University (MA)

The Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy conducts interdisciplinary research, in collaboration with civic leaders and scholars both within and beyond Northeastern University, to identify and ...

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J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City

  • The City College of New York (NY)

The J. Max Bond Center at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York, believes that design can have a positive impact on ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Institute of Urban and Regional Development

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

IURD conducts collaborative, interdisciplinary research and practical work that reveals the dynamics of communities, cities, and regions and informs public policy.

Rooted in the social sciences, IURD's work has ...

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Center for Urban & Regional Studies

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The Center for Urban & Regional Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a multi-disciplinary research center focusing on ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BA in Global & Local Sustainability

  • Daemen College (NY)

Daemen College offers an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in Global and Local Sustainability. The degree prepares students for the twenty-first century by developing problem-solving skills while addressing current sustainability ...

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City & Regional Planning (PhD)

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The doctoral program has three main components: the coursework, which includes the program core, a major field and a minor field; the comprehensive exams; and the dissertation. The program of ...

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PhD in City & Regional Planning

  • Cornell University (NY)

The PhD program offers advanced specialized education for a career in academic research and teaching or in policy research and administration. Degrees have been granted to 271 students. Recent PhD ...

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PhD in Community & Regional Planning

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The SCARP PhD is primarily a research degree. Only candidates for whom a suitable Research Supervisor has been identified from among SCARP faculty are admitted to the Program. Doctoral students ...

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Environmental Planning & Natural Resource Management Specialization (Master of Urban & Regional Planning)

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Master's of Science in Planning (MSP) degree is the professional degree of most planners in the United States. The more than 900 MSP graduates from our program since ...

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Master in City & Regional Planning

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

The program prepares students for professional careers in the design of human settlements in harmony with the natural environment and the needs of society. Practicing planners work in public agencies ...

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Master in Regional Planning

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The goal of the Regional Planning Program is to stimulate creative and systematic approaches for addressing and resolving the physical, economic, and social problems of towns, cities, and larger regions ...

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Master in Urban & Regional Planning

  • University at Albany (NY)

The University at Albany's 48-credit two-year Master of Regional Planning (MRP) Program in Urban and Regional Planning was established in 1982. It began as a small program with a ...

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Master of City & Regional Planning

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the fourth largest metropolitan region in the country, both the City and Regional Planning Master’s Degree program and PhD in ...

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Master of City & Regional Planning

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

The Master of City and Regional Planning (M.C.R.P.) degree is generally recognized as the professional degree in the field. The M.C.R.P. program prepares students ...

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Master of City & Regional Planning (MCRP)

  • Clemson University (SC)

The MCRP program taps the diverse resources of other planning-related departments in the University such as architecture, landscape architecture, economics, political science, civil engineering, industrial management, sociology, environmental and transportation ...

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Master of City & Regional Planning with a Concentration in Energy, Environment, & Sustainability

  • The Ohio State University (OH)

This concentration centers on planning issues related to the sustainable development and optimal management of our natural resources, and in particular, problems associated with the sustainable interaction of built and ...

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Master of City & Regional Planning with specialization in Environmental Planning & Management

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

In light of the highly interdisciplinary nature of environmental planning, coursework is designed to emphasize the functioning of natural and human-generated environmental systems, the design and implementation of environmental policies ...

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Master of Community & Regional Planning

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The objectives of the MCRP program are to prepare students for a long-term career in planning. The program is structured to provide: 1) a core of planning theory, urban theory ...

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Master of Community & Regional Planning

  • The University of New Mexico (NM)

This emphasis is designed for students who are interested in the relationships between human communities, settlements, and their ecological contexts. It will prepare students for practice, research and professional careers ...

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Master of Community & Regional Planning (MCRP)

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The SCARP Masters Program is a generalist degree providing basic expertise across a number of substantive areas and the ability to critically integrate perspectives from each area. The program's ...

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Master of Urban & Regional Planning

  • Portland State University (OR)

The Master of Urban and Regional Planning is a two-year, 72 credit professional degree program designed for those interested in working as professional planners. The curriculum includes a 46-credit core ...

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Master of Urban & Regional Planning

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

Established in 1973, the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program at VCU is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board and provides professional grounding in the theory and methodology of ...

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Master of Urban & Regional Planning

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) degree is designed to produce professionals able to think across fields of expertise to see and act upon the links among environmental ...

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Master of Urban & Regional Planning

  • University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus (CO)

The master of urban and regional planning is the college’s accredited degree for students intending to pursue careers in planning and in related fields across a wide spectrum of ...

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