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Arrive as Intern, Depart Further on the Path to Sustainabilista

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • AASHE (PA)

Change will not happen because we care about or understand sustainability issues. Change will happen because we are equipped and empowered to act on what we care and know about ...

  • Posted Aug. 20, 2020
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Watershed Sciences Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

Freshwater is an essential resource but becoming increasingly scarce in many parts of the world. Watershed science and management is an expanding field that involves managing the availability, quantity, and ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Urban Environmental Sciences Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

More people live in urban areas than ever before. Natural resource specialists with training in urban areas are increasingly needed to manage resources at the expanding urban-rural fringe and within ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Nature-based Recreation Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries and has witnessed significant growth over the last half century. One of the fastest growing segments of the industry, Ecotourism, is ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Natural Resources Ecology Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

Natural resources ecology is a broad and rapidly evolving field that includes landscape, plant, animal and abiotic systems. A minor in Natural Resources Ecology provides students with the opportunity to ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Natural Resources Economics & Environmental Policy Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

Natural resources and the environment have become areas of major concern. The Natural Resources Economics and Environmental Policy minor is designed to provide students with an understanding of how both ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Sustainable Biomaterials and Packaging Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

Environmental concerns and evolving technologies are moving companies toward the use of sustainable forest biomaterial for everything from packaging, cosmetics, and automobiles to appliances, pharmaceuticals, and commercial construction. These developments ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Wildlife Ecology & Management Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

Whether it be working with endangered species, with farmers to help mitigate agricultural depredation by wildlife, or with the CDC to understand the role of wildlife populations as carriers of ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

A bachelor’s degree in fisheries science prepares students for employment in commercial aquaculture, aquaculture extension, fish hatchery management, fish population assessment, management of recreational fisheries and enhancement of aquatic ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Natural Resources Management Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

The Natural Resources Management (NRM) major prepares the next generation of leaders with the knowledge, ability, and excellence to conserve and manage our natural systems for a sustainable future. The ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Environmental Design (BS)

  • Auburn University (AL)

Environmental Design is a multidisciplinary degree that emphasizes a blend of sustainable practices from a local and global context, within a framework of comprehensive design and systems thinking. It builds ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Biological & Agricultural Technology Management Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

The goal of the Biological and Agricultural Technology Management program (BATM) is to produce graduates that use technology to solve problems. BATM graduates are practical problem solvers because of their ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Biosystems Engineering Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

The focus of the Department of Biosystems Engineering is to produce competent engineers that are able to develop sustainable and resilient solutions to global challenges and life’s essentials: food ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Stewardship-Based Agriculture Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

The minor in stewardship-based agriculture is designed with a focus on crop and animal production for small-scale, international or other alternative production systems (such as urban gardens) beyond conventional ag-scale ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Crop and Soil Sciences Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

Crop science incorporates the basic sciences (such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology and microbiology) into an applied science, which is the foundation for most agriculture. Soil science involves issues related ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Crop and Soil Sciences Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

Crop science incorporates the basic sciences (such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology and microbiology) into an applied science, which is the foundation for most agriculture. Soil science involves issues related ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Environmental Science Major

  • Auburn University (AL)

Auburn's Environmental Science program is an interdisciplinary degree, incorporating studies such as physics, chemistry, biology and geology. Environmental solutions also frequently require mathematical expertise, as well as specific knowledge ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Outdoor Program Gear Purchasing: Applying Leave No Trace Ethics to Create a Circular Economy

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • University of North Carolina, Asheville (NC)

This session will explore how outdoor programs can become more sustainable in regard to purchasing, maintenance, and transportation while effectively educating the student population on these topics. Presenters are two ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Inside/Outside: Advancing a Socially Just Campus Sustainability Agenda from All Sides

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Hackman Consulting Group

This session addresses the ways campus sustainability offices can utilize 'inside' partners and 'outside' experts to further its socially just sustainability work. Far from being a perfect formula, this session ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Arrive as Intern, Depart Further on the Path to Sustainabilista

  • Auburn University (AL)

What should sustainability interns know about sustainability, change agentry, and their capacities to lead change initiatives by the time they leave the internship? What can sustainability offices do to send ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Education for Sustainable Development: Emerging Themes from Adopters of a Declaration

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Deakin University

Universities that sign the Talloires Declaration signify their commitment to education for sustainable development. This research explores whether the signification is a strategic desire to be seen to be doing ...

  • Posted April 29, 2019
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Earth Day Extravaganza

  • Auburn University (AL)

Earth Day Extravaganza on Auburn University's Campus Green Space to celebrate Earth Day!

  • Posted April 29, 2019
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The influence of instruction, prior knowledge, and values on climate change risk perception among undergraduates

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of British Columbia (BC)

We evaluated influences on the climate change risk perceptions of undergraduate students in an introductory Earth Science course. For this sample, domain‐specific content knowledge about climate change was a ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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ISSP Networking Session: Do You Have All It Takes to Be an Effective Sustainability Professional?

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of Richmond (VA)
  • International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) (OR)

Calling all active and aspiring sustainability professionals: come learn about the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) community and earning ISSP's sustainability credentials. Meet with ISSP members and hear ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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If You Build It, Will They Come? Creating a Biking Culture by Sharing

  • Auburn University (AL)

Launching a bike share program requires a considerable investment of time and money with no guarantee of success, particularly in communities without a strong biking culture. So how can you ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Using module-based learning methods to introduce sustainable manufacturing in engineering curriculum

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Syracuse University (NY)
  • Texas A&M University (TX)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Wayne State University (MI)

Purpose - Sustainable manufacturing may be defined as the creation of manufactured products that use processes that are non-polluting, conserve energy and natural resources, and are economically sound and safe for ...

  • Posted Feb. 13, 2017
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F#!% Carbon Neutrality: Engaging Higher Education in Climate Policy

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Bard College (NY)
  • Living Routes, Inc. (MA)
  • Citizens' Climate Lobby (CA)

Since the inception of the campus sustainability movement, the pursuit of carbon neutrality has been the dominant strategy for institutions that have signed the Presidents' Climate Commitment as well as ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Parkerson Mill Creek restoration after one growing season

  • Auburn University (AL)

This is Parkerson Mill Creek one growing season after completion of the stream restoration project.


If You Build it Right, They Will Come: Creating an Academic Program for Sustainability

  • Auburn University (AL)

This session is appropriate for faculty as well as non-faculty directors who are interested in building an academic program. Participants will learn strategies for setting the stage, how to run ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Connecting the Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethic and Campus Sustainability

  • Auburn University (AL)

This session's objective is to explore the connection between the Leave No Trace (LNT) ethic and campus sustainability. The LNT ethic is dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Climate Neutrality & Land Grant Universities: Resources, Challenges, and Cooperative Solutions

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • University of Florida (FL)
  • Second Nature (MA)

This workshop will focus on the unique resources and challenges faced by the Land-grant Universities (LGU) as they commit to, and develop plans to become carbon neutral. There are 106 ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Principles and Practices for Effective Leadership & Engagement

  • Auburn University (AL)

Sustainable communities evolve as people align together around shared commitments and shared values about the way we want to live and the future we hope to create. Creating sustainable communities ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Framing Sustainability using a Range of "Traditionally Conservative" approaches

  • Auburn University (AL)

Given the relatively short time frame needed to gather support for sustainability and pressing concerns such as climate change, rapid buy-in from many sectors of society is needed, not just ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Change

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • St. Olaf College (MN)

Curriculum change is one of the key components for helping colleges and universities create a more sustainable future. And yet, curriculum change remains challenging precisely because the curriculum is not ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability in the Curriculum: A Case Study in Art

  • Auburn University (AL)

This presentation will summarize ongoing efforts to integrate sustainability into the theory and practice of the sculpture program at Auburn University. The first half of the presentation will focus on ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Flying Under the Radar: Quietly Transforming a Conservative Campus

  • Auburn University (AL)

In 2004 Auburn University's sustainability task force received one-time funding for a demonstration sustainability initiative. Since then we have received year-to-year support for a "temporary" office. This presentation will ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Designing Green

  • Auburn University (AL)

An annual competition of design students from Industrial Design that collaborate on designing a more sustainable world of products. By looking at past competitions and using methods of design, This ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Minor in Sustainability Studies

  • Auburn University (AL)

Sustainability is a rapidly-growing field of studies, and is the focus of new interdisciplinary degrees, certificates, and minor programs at universities across the country. Auburn University is now offering a ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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1 kW Wall Mount Array: Stadium Parking Deck

  • Auburn University (AL)

Facilities Management, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, has funded a pilot project for the installation of 24 solar panels on top of the northeast and southeast stairwells of ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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