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Introducing the Nitrogen Footprint in SIMAP: A Review of Improvements in Nitrogen Footprint Methodology for Institutions

  • Brown University (RI)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • University of Virginia (VA)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory (MA)

Nitrogen (N) footprint assessments have served as tools for sustainability, research, and education at institutions of higher learning by connecting institutional activities and resource consumption with environmental impacts through the ...


A Solar Market Pathway for Independent Colleges in Virginia

  • Appalachian School of Law (VA)
  • Bridgewater College (VA)
  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • Emory & Henry College (VA)
  • Ferrum College (VA)
  • Hampton University (VA)
  • Hollins University (VA)
  • University of Lynchburg (VA)
  • Mary Baldwin University (VA)
  • Marymount University (VA)
  • Randolph College (VA)
  • Roanoke College (VA)
  • Shenandoah University (VA)
  • Virginia Union University (VA)
  • Washington and Lee University (VA)
  • United States Department of Energy (DC)
  • Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (VA)

The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV) was founded in 1971 and currently operates as Virginia Private Colleges, a nonprofit, 501(c)(6) organization representing 28 accredited nonprofit independent ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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A Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts : Creating Synergy through a Network of Small Colleges

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

The fundamental challenge for smaller colleges is how to maintain momentum with sustainability efforts in the face of limited resources, and limited numbers of personnel and students committed to sustainability ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Climate Change Attitudes and Practices of Students : A Comparison Among Mennonite Colleges

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Students at college and university campuses are often on the leading edge of social change, and thus might be expected to show increased concern and actions in response to the ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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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
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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
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The Nitrogen Footprint Tool Network: A Multi-Institution Program to Research and Reduce Nitrogen Pollution

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

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
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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
  • Academic Programs
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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
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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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