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CSI 2020 Pictures from Colorado State University

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Several photos are attached that highlight sustainability initiatives at Colorado State University for the 2020 CSI including food recovery, student engagement, solar arrays, and a living wall.


Colorado State University Photo for 2020 SCI

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Photo attached for use in 2020 SCI


8.2 kW Ground mount array: ARDEC - Ag Research Project

  • Colorado State University (CO)

8.2 kW Ground mount array: Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center (ARDEC) - Ag Research Project - agrivoltaics. PV Panel Type: (24) Jinko & Longi 325 and 360 watt. Inverter Type ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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4.2 kW Canopy Array: Bike Shelter - Facilities Services North

  • Colorado State University (CO)

4.2 kW Canopy Array: Bike Shelter - Facilities Services North. PV Panel Type: (12) Solaria 350 watt. Inverter Type: (12) Enphase .3 kW.

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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14.8 kW Rooftop Array: Western Colorado Research Center - Orchard Mesa - Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

  • Colorado State University (CO)

14.8 kW Rooftop Array: Western Colorado Research Center - Orchard Mesa - Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. PV Panel Type: (34) SunPower 435 watt. Inverter Type: (1) Solar Edge 20 kW.

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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14.8 kW Rooftop Array: Western Colorado Research Center - Orchard Mesa - Classroom Office Building

  • Colorado State University (CO)

14.8 kW solar PV array at the Western Colorado Research Center - Orchard Mesa - Classroom Office Building. PV Panel Type: (34) SunPower 435 watt. Inverter Type: (1) Solar Edge 20 ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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12 kW Rooftop array: Arkansas Valley Research Center - Rocky Ford, CO

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Roof mount solar PV array. Arkansas Valley Research Center - Rocky Ford, CO. 12 kW array. PV Panel Type: (41) Mission Solar 305 watt. Inverter Type: (1) Solar Edge 14.4 ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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1.7 kW Pole mount: Student Recreation Center

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Solar Curve, pole mount solar PV array outside the Student Recreation Center. PV Panel Type: (6) Lumos 285 watt panels. Inverter Type: (1) Fronius 1.5 kW.

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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On-Campus Composting: How to Start, Evolve, and Overcome Challenges

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Fort Lewis College (CO)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • St. John's University, New York (NY)
  • Western Michigan University (MI)
  • AASHE (PA)

Is your campus considering starting an on-site composting program, but doesn’t know where to start or which system to choose? Or does your campus want to grow its program ...

  • Posted July 16, 2020
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Addressing Food Insecurity on Campus

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Approximately 10% of students at Colorado State University experience food insecurity. In the past five years, CSU has been aggressively tackling food insecurity through the creation of innovative programs under ...


Bridging sustainability science, earth science, and data science through interdisciplinary education

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)
  • University of Vermont (VT)

Given the rapid emergence of data science techniques in the sustainability sciences and the societal importance of many of these applications, there is an urgent need to prepare future scientists ...


On-Campus Composting: How to Start, Evolve, and Overcome Challenges

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Fort Lewis College (CO)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • St. John's University, New York (NY)
  • Western Michigan University (MI)

Is your campus considering starting an on-site composting program, but doesn't know where to start or which system to choose? Or does your campus want to evolve its program ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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The Importance of Community, Culture, History, and Education for Sustainability

  • Colorado State University (CO)

In this presentation I will share the story of Keokuk, Iowa - my hometown - a river town community along the Mississippi River, which is considered the most dangerous town in Iowa ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Teaching Sustainability Education through the Lens of Leadership Education

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Sustainability education is a broad topic that crosses many disciplines. While some institutions offer sustainability-specific degree programs others have placed focus on implementing sustainability education within their current programs. Since ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Panel Primer: A How-To from Colleges and Universities that have Earned ENERGY STAR Certification

  • American University (DC)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Texas A&M University (TX)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

This focused panel session will bring to bear the experiences of a cross-section of colleges and universities that have earned ENERGY STAR certification for their buildings in the past few ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Energy Reserve Fund

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Initiated in FY12 with $500,000 of "seed money", the Energy Reserve Fund (ERF) is intended to implement energy efficiency projects on campus. This seed funding was provided for the ...


Prefiguring Sustainability through Participatory Action Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Reflections and Recommendations for Student Development

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

PAR-based UREs are undergraduate research experiences (UREs)—built into university-community partnerships—that apply principles of participatory action research (PAR) towards addressing community-defined challenges. In this paper, we advance PAR-based UREs ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Getting to 100% Renewable Electricity

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Denver (CO)

Colorado State University (CSU) signed the Climate Reality Pledge in January 2017 - pledging to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2030. Since electricity is responsible for ~50% of CSU's GHG ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Teaching Sustainability Through Non-Traditional Learning Methods

  • Colorado State University (CO)

To address complex global challenges, such as 'climate change, poverty, violent conflicts, and overuse of natural resources' (Brundiers & Wiek, 2011, p. 108) a growing number of institutions of higher ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 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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Sustainability Student Engagement Through the use of Online Platforms

  • Colorado State University (CO)

This 30-minute presentation will cover two successful student engagement campaigns run at Colorado State University that primarily relies on custom online platforms. These engagement campaigns have been run for multiple ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Sustainability Surveys for Program Enhancement

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • California State University, San Bernardino (CA)
  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)
  • College of Charleston (SC)
  • Indiana State University (IN)

For this session, panelists from Indiana State University (ISU), The College of Charleston (CofC), Ramapo College of New Jersey, California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB), Colorado State University (CSU), Lehigh ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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147 Practical Tips for Teaching Sustainability: Connecting the Environment, the Economy, and Society 2nd Edition

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Forewords by David Orr and by AASHE's inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Dr. Anthony “Tony” Cortese in recognition for his tremendous impact in advancing sustainability in higher education.

While ...

  • Posted Sept. 19, 2018
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Creating a Composting Culture at Colorado State University

  • Colorado State University (CO)

As Colorado State University (CSU) students, many of us were drawn to this school because of its unique ability to institutionalize sustainability. However, during our time here, we have often ...


Sustainability University–Community Partnerships: Lessons for practitioners and scholars from highly sustainable communities

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Missouri State University (MO)

As local communities face increasing pressure to address environmental concerns, town–gown partnerships are one avenue for improving environmental conditions and sustainability planning for the future. Partnerships between community leaders ...


Agroecosystems Management (MS)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Major research emphases are precision crop and nutrient management and management systems that improve efficiency of crop water use. Additional research emphases include soil carbon and nutrient dynamics in cropping ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Green Building Certificate Program

  • Colorado State University (CO)

IBE specializes facilitating the integrated design, construction and operations processes to help teams realize their green building and sustainability goals.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Ecology, specialization in Human-Environment Interactions (MS)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Human Environment Interactions specialization draws on the expertise of GDPE Faculty in the social and environmental sciences to help students construct solutions to critical human/environmental problems. Students learn ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Ecology, specialization in Human-Environment Interactions (PhD)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Human Environment Interactions specialization draws on the expertise of GDPE Faculty in the social and environmental sciences to help students construct solutions to critical human/environmental problems. Students learn ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Ecosystem Science & Sustainability (BS)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Ecosystem Science and Sustainability (ESS) degree program provides students with the knowledge and ability to integrate the latest science into real-world decision making. Our affiliation with CSU’s Natural ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Fish, Wildlife & Conservation Biology (Bachelor)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Foundation coursework in areas of biology, maths/calculus, chemistry, physics, and an introduction to wildlife biology. This foundation builds towards a more specific higher level coursework and is designed to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Executive Education Certificate

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Designed and delivered by global thought leaders at the forefront of the sustainability revolution, partnered with AOK NYC SEO to offer online marketing solutions for websites.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Natural Resources Management (BS)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The goal of the natural resources management major is to provide students with a broad-based understanding of the interconnectedness of social, political, and ecological systems. This knowledge will enable students ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Soil Restoration & Conservation Minor

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The curriculum focus is on the application of basic science with technical Crop and Soil Science courses to Soil and Water Resource Management. Career emphasis is on interpretation of land ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Politics & Policy concentration in Political Science (MA/PhD)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Department’s Environmental Politics and Policy concentration is designed to help students develop the knowledge and skills to analyze the connections between politics and the natural world and pursue ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Environmental Sustainability Minor

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Global Environmental Sustainability Minor offers students in every department a curriculum that enhances their major with an understanding of the issues of sustainability and provides students with the tools ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Social & Sustainable Enterprise MBA

  • Colorado State University (CO)

This program provides aspiring international entrepreneurs with advanced business skills needed to build and manage global ventures that achieve sustainability with results focused on the triple bottom line of economic ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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1.7 kW Powerhouse Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Colorado State University Powerhouse Energy Campus is located near the heart of downtown Fort Collins. The 100,000 square-foot Powerhouse Energy Campus consists of two parts; the CSU Engines ...

  • Posted March 20, 2018
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Developing Curriculum Around the Triple Bottom Line

  • Colorado State University (CO)

This presentation is to assist faculty in developing, or revising curriculum to fit within the framework of the Triple Bottom Line in regards to addressing topics of sustainability in their ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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A Campus Move Out Sale: The Journey From Inception to Year Six.

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Six years ago CSU's Housing and Surplus Departments decided to partner and pilot an additional step into the move out process, a sale with proceeds benefiting the Eco Leaders ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Let's Develop a Sustainability Literacy Assessment!

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Many institutions of higher education are interested in assessing their students' sustainability literacy, however developing a reliable and valid assessment tool is a difficult and time-consuming task. In this presentation ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Refugee Resettlement in Northern Colorado: A Social Sustainability Story

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The topic of refugee resettlement in the United States (U.S.) is met with varying reactions from Americans. Generally mainstream media portrays two sides of American opinion, the far right ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Promoting Sustainability Through Partnerships - A Collection of Case Studies

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Colorado State University has achieved some remarkable successes through a variety of partnerships across campus. These range in scale from a single researcher purchasing a piece of efficient lab equipment ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Surplus Assets Deserve to be Reused, Not Discarded

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Western Kentucky University (KY)
  • IRN - The Reuse Network (NH)

Every school generates surplus assets, every day. Computers, dorm and classroom furniture, supplies, desks and chairs, bookcases and storage shelves. The list is endless. Sadly, even though they have years ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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STARS Town Hall

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)
  • AASHE (PA)

This interactive session will feature a presentation from AASHE staff about the ongoing technical development of STARS and a high-level discussion about potential improvements to the program. This session will ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Translating sustainability education and community action into solidarity by engaging underrepresented students in living labs

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Dickinson College (PA)

Living laboratories are increasingly becoming an important part of sustainability education at all levels. Many living laboratories enable participants to show 'internal' solidarity with classroom learning and 'external' solidarity with ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Comparing Move Out Programs: Sharing Perspectives on Waste Diversion, Campus & Community Collaboration, & Sustainability Goals.

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Iowa (IA)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)
  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)

Be part of an interactive discussion where 4 universities share their move out program from the perspectives of Housing, Sustainability, Facilities & Surplus & learn ways to advance sustainability, reuse ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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STEM Kit for National Park Service

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Education and Outreach Center in the College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University has been contracted by the National Park Service to develop hands-on STEM kits for 4th-12th ...


Core Concepts for Teaching Sustainability: Using “Tips” to Deepen Learning across the Disciplines, Grade Levels and Cultures

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

Sustainability is one of those big, complex concepts that defy easy definition or simple responses yet demand attention to our collective well-being. Some Native Americans would judge the worth of ...

  • Posted Sept. 28, 2017
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Writing to learn ecology: a study of three populations of college students

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead (MN)
  • White Earth Tribal and Community College (MN)

Being an ecologically literate citizen involves making decisions that are based on ecological knowledge and accepting responsibility for personal actions. Using writing-to-learn activities in college science courses, we asked students ...

  • Posted Sept. 20, 2017
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