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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

The program remains interdisciplinary in that each student is responsible for developing the proper mix of courses from the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to meet his or her ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

The program remains interdisciplinary in that each student is responsible for developing the proper mix of courses from the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to meet his or her ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Community Development Minor

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

The program aims to familiarize students with the concept of sustainable development as applied to real world communities. Requirements include technical writing, service learning, and methods courses. The goal of ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Evaluation of an informational and behavior change program to increase students' self-reported energy conservation

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)
  • State University of New York at Brockport (NY)

A systematic evaluation of a program, consisting of sustainability education, self-management strategies, and feedback, to decrease college students' energy use was conducted. During treatment, the experimental group showed increased self-reported ...

  • Posted Feb. 28, 2018
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Sustainable Living and Learning: A Learning Community for First-Year Students

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

First-year students have the opportunity to participate in a special, two-semester long Learning Community that will investigate the intersection of sustainability and consumption with a particular emphasis on the relationship ...

  • Posted Jan. 23, 2018
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Environmental Studies Bachelor

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

Earth’s environment is maintained through complex feedback mechanisms which, over geologic time, have created an environment replete with myriad life forms and incredible biological, geological, and cultural diversity. Humans ...

  • Posted Jan. 18, 2018
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Student Research and Projects Conducted Through a Campus as a Living Lab Program

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

This panel will reflect on best practices for undergraduate research and course-based projects designed to advance student learning while generating collaborations that benefit university academics and operations. Two case studies ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Growing Beyond the Campus Garden

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

In 2016, many campuses have developed community gardens on our campuses as tools for co-curricular engagement, reducing food insecurity, and iconic sustainability learning tools. But, after the initial excitement of ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Capitalizing on Faculty-Administration Collaborations to Build Sustainable Campus Communities

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

This session will provide insight into the collaboration between administration and faculty on the creation and assessment of a sustainability-themed learning community for first-year students at a liberal arts college ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Increasing diversion rates in outdoor campus spaces: A case study from Hobart and William Smith Colleges

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

This poster will highlight findings from a student-led campus sustainability intervention project completed during the year-long Sustainable Living and Learning Community (SLLC) Program for first-year students at HWS. Using a ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Reflections from Within: Investigating the Value of Service-Learning and Community-Based Research for Undergraduate Students

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

This poster will provide a student perspective on the value of participating in service-learning experiences during one's undergraduate education. Reflecting on her recent experience in a sustainable community development ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Fostering Change through a Team-Taught First Year Sustainable Living and Learning Community

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

This session will overview the goals, structure, and implementation of a unique two-semester sustainability learning community for first year students at a liberal arts college in upstate New York. A ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Progressing Toward Sustainability Literacy: Assessing Curricular and Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes for First-Year Students

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

The Sustainable Living and Learning Community (SLLC) Program is a newly launched pilot program for first-year students, bringing together a group of faculty, staff, and students into a unique partnership ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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