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Earthkeepers Mini-Grants

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Every year EarthKeepers looks for grant proposals from the EMU community that impact the campus in a visible, creative, educational way. Winning proposals are chosen and funded based on the ...


Abandoned Bikes on Campus: Redistribution and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA and Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, VA are presented with a number of bikes abandoned by students each year. As cycling gains ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Green Nerds in FM: Building Automation Strategies to Support Sustainability Goals

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Efficient use of energy is an important part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 of affordable and clean energy. While many building systems efficiency improvements require a capital ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
  • Conference Presentations
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Humanitarian Action Minor

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

A minor in humanitarian Action is part of a larger Humanitarian Action Leadership (HAL) program that includes this minor, a graduate certificate, and short and long term noncredit training courses ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
  • Academic Programs
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The Nitrogen Footprint Tool Network: A Multi-Institution Program to Research and Reduce Nitrogen Pollution

  • University of Chicago (IL)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Dickinson College (PA)
  • Brown University (RI)
  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • University of Virginia (VA)

Humans release reactive nitrogen into the environment at a rate that is 4 to 5 times as large as from natural terrestrial processes. They do this by producing and applying ...

  • Posted April 26, 2017
  • Publications
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Chemistry BS

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Sustainability is core at Eastern Mennonite University. While green chemistry has been part of the organic chemistry curriculum for several years, the departments are now embedding green chemistry throughout the ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Sustainable MBA

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

At EMU our purpose is to build students’ portfolios of management skills, leadership strengths, and stewardship strategies to enable our graduates, and their colleagues, to achieve greater success and to ...

  • Posted July 23, 2016
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Measuring and Reducing Campus Nitrogen Footprints

  • University of Virginia (VA)
  • Brown University (RI)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • Dickinson College (PA)

Humans have substantially altered the nitrogen cycle, releasing reactive nitrogen to the environment at an annual rate twice that of natural fluxes. Increased releases of reactive nitrogen have cascading adverse ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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BS in Environmental Sustainability

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Environmental sustainability majors learn to truly grasp the nature of environmental research and issues by taking courses in a variety of disciplines. Biology, sociology and peacebuilding professors work closely together ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
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104 kW Rooftop Array: Hartzler Library

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • Secure Futures LLC (VA)
  • Southern Energy Management (NC)

In fall 2010, working with Southern Energy Management (SEM) of Morrisville, NC, Staunton-based Secure Futures installed 328 high-efficiency photovoltaic panels on the roof of Eastern Mennonite University’s Hartzler Library ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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