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The Urban Heat Island at a Regional University in Kentucky, USA

  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)

Constructing buildings, sidewalks, parking lots, and roads inadvertently affects local climate. The best studied example of this, the urban heat island (UHI), manifests as elevated temperatures in developed areas compared ...

  • Posted March 5, 2020
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2019 Kentucky Campus Sustainability Summit

  • Berea College (KY)
  • Centre College (KY)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)
  • Northern Kentucky University (KY)
  • Paducah Technical College (KY)
  • University of Kentucky (KY)
  • University of Louisville (KY)
  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

Representatives from across the Commonwealth began the 2019 Kentucky Campus Sustainability Summit with a practice of presence mindfulness exercise. In the spirit of promoting Inter-Campus Collaboration, the summit is organized ...


Environmental Sustainability & Stewardship Certificate

  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)

Environmental Stewardship is an ethic that embodies responsible care and respect for the natural environment through conservation, preservation, restoration, and responsible individual and collective behavior. Environmental Sustainability implies a cross-generational ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2019
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Environmental Sustainability & Stewardship Minor

  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)

Environmental Stewardship is an ethic that embodies responsible care and respect for the natural environment through conservation, preservation, restoration, and responsible individual and collective behavior. Environmental Sustainability implies a cross-generational ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2019
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#EKULocal Festival

  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)

On September 7th, 2017, the Office of Sustainability at Eastern Kentucky University hosted its second annual #EKULocal Festival. The festival featured live music, fun activites, fresh produce, and a variety ...

  • Posted Sept. 28, 2017
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EKU Earth Day Festival

  • Eastern Kentucky University (KY)

Eastern Kentucky University held its 1st Earth Day Festival on April 26th to celebrate achievements made in sustainability and connect students with local and on-campus environmental organizations. The event featured ...

  • Posted April 27, 2017
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