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Leading Deeper Change: The 1st Cohort of AASHE Members Share Their Experience Completing the REFOCUS Applied Learning Program

  • College of William & Mary (VA)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • AASHE (PA)

Last August, AASHE hosted a workshop on REFOCUS: a leadership development program designed to enable practitioners to generate deep organizational change and establish sustainability as a strategic priority. The eye-opening ...

  • Posted May 30, 2019
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William & Mary Earth Day Festival 2019

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Individuals celebrating Earth Day at the College of William & Mary through tabling, a butterfly tent, and photographs taken with the Lorax

  • Posted April 29, 2019
  • Photographs
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Green to Gold Fund

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The Green to Gold Fund is a green revolving fund established in 2016 to reduce William & Mary's impact on the environment and to improve efficiency in ways that ...


Green Fee

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

In the fall of 2008, the College of William and Mary (VA) implemented a $15 per semester green fee. The green fee, initially proposed by the Student Environmental Action Coalition ...


Move Out Solutions With William & Mary's DormMania and the Post-Landfill Action Network

  • College of William & Mary (VA)
  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

Join the Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN) and William & Mary in a discussion about reducing waste during campus move-out! Students throw away tons of usable items every year during ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Undergraduate Learning through Engaged Scholarship and University-Community Partnerships

  • College of William & Mary (VA)
  • University of Georgia (GA)

The impact of university–community partnerships and involvement in engaged scholarship on student learning was examined through in-depth interviews with undergraduate members of a student-led, community-based research organization at a ...


Business Sustainability Concentration

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Students majoring in a business discipline may add a concentration in sustainability by completing an additional six credits of coursework in the area.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
  • Academic Programs
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Environmental Science & Policy (BA/BS)

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The environmental problems that threaten the planet on which our society depends are complex, requiring us to integrate insights across the disciplines. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of these problems ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
  • Academic Programs
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Environmental Science & Policy Minor

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The environmental problems that threaten the planet on which our society depends are complex, requiring us to integrate insights across the disciplines. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of these problems ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
  • Academic Programs
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W&M Park Rx

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Madelyn Phillips, a Student Park Ambassador for the Campus Park Rx program at William & Mary, prescribes time outside to her fellow students with the goal of improving mental and ...


Environmental Education: Youth educating kids about the environment

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Eco-Schools Leadership Initiative (ESLI) is a student-led organization in which college and high students use interactive activities to teach elementary school students about environmental topics ranging from climate change to ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Eco-Schools Leadership Initiative (ESLI)

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

I co-founded Eco-Schools Leadership Initiative (ESLI) (eslileaders.org) which is an after-school program where high school and college students teach elementary school students about the environment. There are six high ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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An Evaluation of Effective Structures for Campus Sustainability Programs at Institutions of Higher Education

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The need for sustainability in both the education and operations of colleges and universities has inspired many to launch sustainability programs on their campuses. As institutions of higher education invest ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A New Approach to Offsetting: The College of William and Mary Carbon Offset Program

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Carbon offsets are a means by which individuals or groups (i.e. corporations) compensate for their carbon footprint. These parties donate a calculated proportion to a project that reduces carbon ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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College Dining Services uses Intern Program to Achieve Sustainability Goals

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The College has made great strides in sustainability in a very short amount of time. Just three years ago, the College had no formal recycling program and sustainability was a ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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How Universities use the LEED Green Building Rating System

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Universities face mounting pressure to uphold public trust, account for outcomes, and cut costs. Adopting environmentally sustainable practices is one way to achieve such goals. Today, universities across the US ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainable Investment Opportunities

  • College of William & Mary (VA)
  • Responsible Endowments Coalition (PA)
  • RiskMetrics Group (NY)
  • Mercer Investment Consulting (MD)

In the two decades since the South Africa divestment movement engulfed campuses in a debate over what constituted defensible engagement under apartheid, responsible investing has come of age. Mainstream Wall ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental Science & Policy (BA)

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The environmental problems that threaten the planet on which our society depends are complex, requiring us to integrate insights across the disciplines. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of these problems ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
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Tribe Truck Farm

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Tribe Truck Farm is a micro-farm in the bed of a pickup truck. The main goal of this project is to initiate a dialogue within the William and Mary community ...


The College of William and Mary Carbon Offset Program

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

William and Mary has developed an in-house carbon offset program that provides full transparency. Energy-reducing capital projects, such as HVAC upgrades, were identified and offset prices were determined by calculating ...

  • Posted June 21, 2011
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