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Sustainability Certificate

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Certificate requires eight courses, including an introductory course in sustainability, six courses in three different content areas (economics, ethics, & ecology), and a senior capstone. It is available to ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems provides students with an interdisciplinary background in GIS. The program consists primarily of graduate level courses in Geographic Information Systems with electives in ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Water, Environment, and Development Studies Graduate Certificate

  • Florida International University (FL)

The goal of the Graduate Certificate in Water, Environment, and Development Studies is to provide students with a multidisciplinary education in the occurrence, characteristics, and management of water resources in ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Professional Science Masters - Environmental Policy and Management

  • Florida International University (FL)

Offered by the Department of Earth and Environment, PSM-EPM focuses on diverse areas of environmental policy and management, including conservation biology, water resource management,public land management, and environmental analysis ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Environmental Studies (MS)

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Environmental Studies graduate degree focuses on areas of environmental policy, natural resource science and management, and sustainable development, with particular focus on the South Florida region, the Caribbean Basin ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Undergraduate Certificate in Biodiversity Conservation and Management

  • Florida International University (FL)

he Undergraduate Certificate in Biodiversity Conservation and Management draws on areas of strength within the Department of Earth and Environment and the Department of Biological Sciences (College of Arts and ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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The FIU Nature Preserve: Achieving Biological Conservation Through Diversification of Stakeholders

  • Florida International University (FL)

Many institutions of higher education have sustainability initiatives; however, not all consider the importance of proximity to nature in the psychological well-being of their associated human community. Florida International University ...

  • Posted April 18, 2018
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FIU Nature Preserve Pollinator Garden Planting

  • Florida International University (FL)

Florida International University's Nature Preserve is an 11-acre environmental education facility, representing the Florida Everglades. It is used to share ecological knowledge gained by university researchers with FIU students ...

  • Posted April 28, 2017
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High school experiences and climate change beliefs of first year college students in the United States

  • Purdue University (IN)
  • University of Virginia (VA)
  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte (NC)
  • Virginia Tech (VA)
  • Florida International University (FL)

Climate change has not been well understood by high school students in the US and the topic is often connected to misconceptions, which is especially damaging since accurate understandings of ...

  • Posted March 7, 2017
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Sustainable Purchasing: Walking (And Talking) the Walk

  • Florida International University (FL)
  • Green Seal (DC)
  • 3M (MN)

Higher education institutions have long been leaders in sustainability but instituting and communicating sustainability can be a challenge. Effective collaboration with those beyond the campus who also serve institutions is ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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FIU - Wellbeing & Work, 2016 Sustainable Campus Index image submittal

  • Florida International University (FL)

Empower is a new recognition program launched in fall 2015 at Florida International University that provides instant peer recognition to employees who provide excellent service, demonstrate an FIU core value ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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Responsible academia: optimizing conference locations to minimize greenhouse gas emissions

  • Florida International University (FL)

The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to many scientists, including ecologists and conservation biologists, are often much greater than those attributable to average non-scientists (Fox et al. 2009, Synolakis and ...


The engaged university: providing a platform for research that transforms society

  • National Science Foundation
  • USDA (IL)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
  • University of Maine (ME)
  • Florida International University (FL)
  • New York University (NY)

Despite a growing recognition that the solutions to current environmental problems will be developed through collaborations between scientists and stakeholders, substantial challenges stifle such cooperation and slow the transfer of ...


When School and Community Dance Together: Lessons learned from University and Government collaboration

  • Florida International University (FL)
  • Nova Southeastern University (FL)

Inspired by a 2014 AASHE presentation, the W. Huizenga Business School of Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University contacted 4-STAR rated Broward County to explore ways to connect the sustainability goals ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Partnerships for Developing Community Sustainability Indicators

  • Emory University (GA)
  • Florida International University (FL)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Wake Forest University (NC)

Developing Community Sustainability Indicators through Campus-Community Partnerships In the words of social ecologist Peter Drucker, “What gets measured, gets managed.” Whether with the STAR Community Index or AASHE’s STARS ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Climate Adaptation – The Role of Higher Education Institutions

  • Florida International University (FL)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of San Francisco (CA)
  • Arup (NY)

As global action languishes, institutions of higher education are beginning to ask questions. If the global community is successful in greenhouse gas mitigation, there will still be changes in climate ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Bachelor of Science degree provides students with a strong background in the natural sciences as preparation for technical work in the environmental field. The program is particularly strong in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainability & the Environment (BA)

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Bachelor of Arts degree provides students who are interested in the humanities and social sciences with a broad overview of environmental issues. The B. A. degree's emphasis is ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Environmental Studies

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Environmental Certificate is designed to provide students in various majors with the unique perspective of interdisciplinary environmental education to both enrich and expand the breadth of their primary training ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Sustainable Communities

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Communities offers students an introduction to the theoretical and methodological tools necessary to critique and conduct research on society/environment interactions. The objective of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Agroecology Certificate

  • Florida International University (FL)

This interdisciplinary program under the Department of Earth and Environment is aimed at providing students with an opportunity to learn problems and issues that emerge from the interface between agriculture ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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