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Sustainable Agriculture Minor

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

A minor in Sustainable Agriculture is open to all Cal Poly students. In it, students approach modern agricultural problems from a holistic perspective, emphasizing agricultural planning integrated with ecological principles ...

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

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

The Environmental Management & Protection program is an undergraduate, interdisciplinary course of study integrating the biophysical and social/economical/political sciences. The curriculum emphasizes management and protection of ecosystem structures ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Dealing with parking issues on an urban campus: The case of UC Berkeley

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

Many transportation planning studies focus on mode-of-transportation as a static variable, not accounting for a range of user decisions such as miles traveled or (if driving) the duration of time ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2017
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4.5 MW Solar Farm

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • REC Solar (CA)

Cal Poly has a 4.5 MW solar farm on 18.5-acres on the western edge of its campus. It was financed, designed, constructed and is maintained by REC Solar ...

  • Posted Oct. 9, 2017
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Cal Poly SLO Earth Week

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

Cal Poly hosted a variety of events for Earth Week.


INhouse : a design|build project focused on collaboration, student engagement, and situational design

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

INhouse was a net-zero residence designed by a collaborative Cal Poly San Luis Obispo team in response to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.

The Solar Decathlon ...

  • Posted April 24, 2017
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What are We Advancing? Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education: Integration of the University and College Development Office

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) (PA)

This paper examines the shifting role of the university and college advancement office in a national trend toward advancing sustainability in higher education and presents a range of ideas in ...

  • Posted March 3, 2017
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What Are We Advancing? Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education: Integration of the University and College Development Office

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

The pressing need to develop more financially, environmentally and socially sustainable institutions creates an opportunity to advance the next philanthropic era in higher education – one that promotes a more comprehensive ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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LEED-EB Case Studies Implementing Sustainable Practices through Project Documentation and Certification

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

Documenting sustainable operations for LEED-EB Certification elicits the expertise and involvement from numerous campus departments, off-campus professional organizations and building occupants. In this presentation will share how project teams were ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Center For Sustainability

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

Cal Poly's College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) manages nearly 10,000 acres of land on two campuses dedicated to instruction and research and serves as a ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Sustainability in Engineering

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

It is incumbent on engineers, whose business is the innovation of and management of technology to provide new and creative solutions in the global community's quest for sustainable solutions ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS Environmental Engineering

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

A primary focus of the undergraduate environmental engineering program is to prepare graduates for professional practice. Thus, Cal Poly's "learn by doing" philosophy is emphasized and design is integrated ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Horticulture & Crop Science Major

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

Students in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences begin with core courses that provide a thorough introduction to three concentrations: Environmental Horticultural Science, Fruit and Crop Science, and Plant Protection Science ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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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 ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Sustainable Environments

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

This minor educates students within the college in the principles and various aspects of sustainable environmental design with global, regional and local perspectives and concepts. It provides students with the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Campuses get a 'Sustainable' Look

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • Rocky Mountain Institute (CO)
  • Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (DC)

Universities are often some of the bigger developers in communities, with construction of a new alumni center, dormitory, or research space always looming. But on many campuses nationwide, core groups ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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175 kW Rooftop Array: Engineering West

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • SunEdison

976 solar photovoltaic modules configured in 9 arrays, with the capacity to generate 175 kWdc of peak power and 252,211 kilowatt hours of energy per year, installed by SunEdison ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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