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Environmental Science Major - Biology Emphasis

  • Calvin University (MI)

Students develop a deeper understanding of how creation works and the diverse impact the growing human population is having on the world that sustains it—then learn how to do ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Science Major - Chemistry Emphasis

  • Calvin University (MI)

If students want to pursue a career requiring scientific training in environmental problems and their solutions, an environmental studies major will prepare them for jobs in a variety of fields ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Geology Major

  • Calvin University (MI)

Students Learn to greater appreciate the world around them while applying the principles of geology to solve environmental problems in Calvin's environmental geology major.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Green Awakenings Report 2011: Identifying the assets and barriers to creation care on Christian campuses

  • Messiah College (PA)
  • Abilene Christian University (TX)
  • Calvin University (MI)
  • Gordon College (MA)
  • Renewal: Students Caring for Creation (MI)
  • Eastern University (PA)
  • Baylor University (TX)

Renewal’s 2011 Green Awakenings: Digging Deeper explores the conditions that lead to the success or failure of creation care initiatives on Christian campuses. As Renewal has witnessed more engagement ...

  • Posted June 26, 2017
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Drinking Sunlight: Maple Syrup from Your Dorm’s Backyard

  • Calvin University (MI)

As students at a small liberal arts school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, opportunities to get involved in the world of sustainable living are endless. Western Michigan is known for producing ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Development and Implementation of the Calvin Energy Recovery Fund

  • Calvin University (MI)

Typically, the first and least expensive recommended step in addressing climate change and peak energy concerns at an institutional level is improved energy efficiency. Yet, few organizations move forward with ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Faculty Development for Sustainability Across the Curriculum

  • Calvin University (MI)

The five panelists, faculty at a MidWest comprehensive liberal arts college, were participants in a cross-disciplinary workshop enacting the idea of sustainability across the curriculum. The workshop, which grew out ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Impacting individual and institutional change through a living-learning community on campus

  • Calvin University (MI)

In a college dormitory setting where many choices are predetermined for residents, working towards a more sustainable lifestyle can become difficult and frustrating for concerned students. A Creation Care living-learning ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Practices of a Campus Grounds Department: Utililizing Technology to Improve Stewardship

  • Calvin University (MI)

The Grounds Department of our Institution has taken the initiative over the last 10 years to adopt sustainable practices that incorporate our mandate for creation care with the desire for ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Watershed Awakening: Connecting College and Community to a Shared Place

  • Calvin University (MI)

Frustrated by the local faith community's lack of concern for watershed issues , the Department of Environmental Quality approached Calvin College, a faith-based college, to assist them in their efforts ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Campus Carbon Neutrality as a Pedagogical Tool

  • Calvin University (MI)

We asked our students a simple question, "What would it take to make our campus carbon neutral?" They discovered that on-campus sequestration potential is minimal, despite a 90-acre campus forest ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Calvin College Carbon Neutrality Project

  • Calvin University (MI)

In Fall 2007, students in two capstone courses at Calvin College were challenged with the question "What would it take to make Calvin College carbon neutral?" Twenty-four Engineering and Biology ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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4 kW Wind Turbine Demonstration Project

  • Calvin University (MI)

The Calvin College Renewable Energy Organization received a $6000 grant from the State of Michigan to build a small demonstration wind turbine on Calvin’s Campus. With the support of ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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20 kW Rooftop Array: Bunker Interpretive Center

  • Calvin University (MI)

The Bunker Interpretive Center includes a 20 kW photovoltaic array for generating electricity from sunlight

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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