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Professional Skills in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • AASHE (PA)

There is often a mismatch between the learning outcomes of higher education programs and the professional skills required for sustainability jobs. This webinar provides an overview of professional skills in ...

  • Posted Sept. 6, 2018
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Mexican Grey Wolf Research and Annual Count

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(landscape) Cyrenea Piper, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, stands near a Mexican gray wolf during the agency’s annual count. (Photo by Jenna Miller/Cronkite ...


Sustainable Energy for University Science Majors: Developing Guidelines for Educators

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Weizmann Institute of Science

This paper describes the basic tenets of a sustainable energy course for university science majors. First, it outlines the three core components of the course: 1. The scientific evidence for ...


Talking Sustainability with American Public Media’s Marketplace

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Can Social Media and Sustainability work together? Follow American Public Media's Marketplace correspondents and reporters in their discussion of the virtual world. They will explore Social Media's challenges ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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From Basic Research to Applied Solutions: are two approaches to sustainability science emerging?

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Duke University (NC)

Despite its widespread emergence and adoption, sustainability science continues to suffer from definitional ambiguity within the academe. A review of efforts to provide direction and structure to the science reveal ...


The glocal curriculum: A model for transnational collaboration in higher education for sustainable development

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Transnational collaborations between universities provide an underutilized opportunity to teach sustainability competencies emphasizing the global and local nature of (un)sustainability. This article asks: what kind of curricula and teaching-learning ...

  • Posted April 18, 2018
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‘The Camels are Unsustainable’ Using Study Abroad as a Pedagogical Tool for Teaching Ethics and Sustainable Development

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Michigan State University (MI)

Sustainable development (SD) has contested meanings, and perspectives vary within and across societies. Emphases can range dramatically from recycling advocacy to eradication of poverty. Assumptions and approaches to sustainable development ...

  • Posted April 16, 2018
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Sustainable Horticulture Concentration, Applied Biological Sciences (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The sustainable horticulture concentration is designed for students who want theory and practical experiences in the unique aspects of the culture of plants in an urban desert environment. Students acquire ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Biology & Society Concentration, Biological Sciences (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in biology and society focuses on training biology students to understand the social context of their science, to ask how and why a biological problem has been ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Conservation Biology & Ecology Concentration, Biological Sciences (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Conservation biologists at ASU investigate the impact of humans on Earth's biodiversity and develop practical approaches to prevent the extinction of species and promote the sustainable use of biological ...

  • 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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Sustainability Concentration, Business (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The W. P. Carey BA degree program in business with a concentration in sustainability is an innovative, transdisciplinary program intended to prepare students for positions in a variety of professions ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Design (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in environmental design offers an integrated curriculum in environmental design primarily in a nonstudio format. This undergraduate program is designed to create a deep awareness and knowledge ...

  • 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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Electric Power & Energy Systems Concentration, Electrical Engineering (BSE)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The goal of the electric power and energy systems concentration is to prepare graduates for positions in industries dealing with generation, transmission and utilization of electric power. Generation includes conventional ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Alternative Energy Concentration, Electronics Engineering Technology (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The alternative energy technologies concentration explores the demands of energy resources in the new economy. This program strives to educate individuals in the use of energy sources such as solar ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering Concentration (BSE)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The ABET-accredited BSE engineering program prepares graduates to collaborate across disciplines to design and build solutions to real-world problems. In the Bachelor of Science in Engineering program, students apply fundamental ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Mechanical Engineering - Energy & Environment (BSE)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The concentration in energy and environment, within the BSE in mechanical engineering, is designed to prepare students to analyze technical problems in: air pollution, climate change, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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MSE in Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MSE in sustainable engineering is a multidisciplinary graduate program ideal for professionals and graduate-level students with engineering and physical science backgrounds who wish to design a flexible individualized plan ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Earth & Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA program in earth and environmental studies provides a foundational understanding of the evolution of the earth system with an emphasis on the planetary context for sustainable human societies ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental & Resource Management (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in environmental and resource management provides critical scientific and management skills for graduates who will work in industry or government to ensure the health of natural ecosystems ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental & Resource Management (MS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MS program in environmental and resource management provides students with a background in the sciences, engineering, environmental science, natural resources management, environmental health and safety, or other affiliated areas ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental & Resource Management Minor

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The minor in environmental and resource management provides students with a thorough introduction to environmental regulations and key environmental management issues such as the provision of clean, potable water, wastewater ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Life Sciences (PhD)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The focus is on collaborative and integrative study of the causes and consequences of environmental variation across scales ranging from the organism to the globe. The overall goal is to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Health (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA in global health is a transdisciplinary degree program designed for students who seek a broad and flexible set of skills for understanding contemporary health challenges and thinking about ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Health (PhD)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The PhD program in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing global health challenges require a sophisticated understanding of how cultural context ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Humanities Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The environmental humanities certificate offers students who are interested in humanities-based approaches to the current global environmental crisis an option to focus in this vital area of study. Students take ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Chemistry Concentration, BS

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA program in earth and environmental studies provides a foundational understanding of the evolution of the earth system with an emphasis on the planetary context for sustainable human societies ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Concentration, Public Service & Public Policy (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in public service and public policy prepares students for work in government at all levels and nonprofit organizations through comprehensive coverage of topics in public policy, public ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Policy Concentration in Public Policy (MPP)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MPP program with a concentration in environmental policy prepares students at the master's degree level to apply sustainability principles and approaches to careers in a variety of fields ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Tourism Concentration, Tourism Development & Management (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The tourism development and management program provides students with the theoretical understanding necessary to maneuver the complexities of one of the world's largest industries. A concentration in sustainable tourism ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Parks & Recreation Management (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in parks and recreation management provides a transdisciplinary education in the management of parks, protected areas, community-based recreation services and special-event management. The parks and recreation field ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Tourism Minor

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

As sustainability expands in popularity as a discipline, students are looking to find ways to better understand how they can apply the principles of sustainability to specific areas of interest ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Parks & Recreation Management Concentration, Community Resources & Development (MS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MS degree in community resources and development with a concentration in parks and recreation management is offered by the School of Community Resources and Development. This master's degree ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Social Sciences (PhD)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The PhD program in environmental social science is one of the few doctoral degree programs in the U. S. that draws on the premise that reducing human impacts and developing ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Concentration, Interdisciplinary Studies (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The concentration in sustainability introduces students to the problems of sustainability and enables them to understand what it is that determines the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures and technologies ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Energy & Sustainability Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The transdisciplinary certificate examines current energy systems and what would be required to create a sustainable energy future. Students begin with an overview of how energy affects peoples' lives, the ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Food System Sustainability Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Food systems are particularly important for human societies to sustain; however, these systems are particularly vulnerable to multiple threats. Many students from a wide variety of disciplines are interested in ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Master of Sustainability Solutions (MSUS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MSUS program focuses on the application of established knowledge in sustainability and prepares students to develop solutions, working with stakeholders on sustainability challenges using a sustainability framework. The program ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Design/Planning (PhD)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

This program is an individualized institute-wide interdisciplinary degree that integrates graduate courses and faculty research expertise with concentrations in design; health care and healing environments; history, theory and criticism; and ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Masters in Urban & Environmental Planning (MUEP)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The master's degree program in urban and environmental planning offers a unique opportunity to integrate urban and environmental aspects of planning in a rapidly developing metropolitan area. Individual practical ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Pedagogical methods for sustainable development: business educational projects generating direct impact on stakeholders through fundraising and fund management

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Duquesne University (PA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • Universidade Federal Fluminense

Business Schools have faced the challenge of emphasising ethics and sustainability by developing students as professionals able to meet current sustainability needs. To date, there is limited practical guidance in ...

  • Posted March 29, 2018
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Integrating Geoscience and Sustainability: Examining Socio-Techno-Ecological Relationships Within Content Designed to Prepare Teachers

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Coupling the study of sustainability with geoscience may enable students to explore science in a more sophisticated way by examining the social–technological–ecological relationships that exist between human–nonhuman ...

  • Posted March 22, 2018
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Experiments and evidence in sustainability science: A typology

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Experiments are crucial for sustainability science because they allow researchers to produce evidence about the causes of sustainability problems and about the effectiveness of solutions. Many laboratory and field studies ...

  • Posted Feb. 28, 2018
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Educating for post-disaster sustainability efforts

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Urgent sustainability problems call for accelerated and transformational change. Disasters can provide opportunities for accelerating such change towards sustainability by eliminating the impediments of “normal times,” but only if a ...

  • Posted Feb. 20, 2018
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Arizona State University Urban Forestry and Carbon Offsets Pilot

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

In 2017, the University Sustainability Practices (USP) office at Arizona State University (ASU) piloted a new urban forestry program to explore the viability of generating carbon offsets through local tree ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2018
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In-Vessel Composting Trials – Ingeo Compostable Products

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Arizona State University's University Sustainability Practices office partnered with a variety of ASU departments, NatureWorks, LLC, the City of Tempe, and DTEnvironmental to test the compostability of compostable serviceware ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2018
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Connecting Cities and Campuses through Climate Leadership Initiatives

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • California State University, Northridge (CA)
  • Second Nature (MA)

Climate change presents one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. Opportunities for inter-sectoral collaboration to drive climate solutions are beginning to emerge and mature with the higher education sector ...


29 MW Purchase from Red Rock Solar Project

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Arizona State University is purchasing 72.5% of the output of the 40 MW Red Rock Solar Project via a 20 year power purchase agreement.

  • Posted Feb. 5, 2018
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RightCycle: Comprehensive Recycling System at Arizona State University

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Although many products are potentially eligible for recycling, a countless number of recyclable products is being thrown away in trash bins in which ends up in landfills. There are abundant ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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