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Climate change advocacy: exploring links between student empowerment and civic engagement

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • Northern State University (SD)

This study identified the attitudes and behaviors of college students regarding their advocacy for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Specifically, perceptions of climate change were assessed and advocacy activities were ...

  • Posted April 23, 2021
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Environmental Systems and Sustainability (BS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Under the Environmental Systems and Sustainability major, students will study complex environmental challenges, like pollution, climate change, and harmful waste. Students will also develop potential sustainable solutions that can make ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Sustainable and Renewable Energy (BS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

The Sustainable & Renewable Energy major addresses real-world social, economic, and technical sustainability issues. These issues are often encountered across a wide-range of careers.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Conservation Biology (BS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Biological Sciences majors selecting this sequence will receive broad training in Conservation Biology. This sequence is designed for students seeking careers in the conservation of natural ecosystems and their organisms ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Illinois State University (IL)

The Environmental Studies minor at Illinois State gives students a solid foundation to examine the interrelationships between humans and their environment. The knowledge and skills that students gain through studying ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health (BS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Through the Environmental Health program at Illinois State, students study biological, chemical, and physical hazards that impact human health and damage the envrionment. The program offers a public health, industrial ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Business Environment & Sustainability Minor

  • Illinois State University (IL)

The minor in Business Environment & Sustainability helps to increase awareness and knowledge of the relationships between business and the physical environment. Students within the minor will be better prepared ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Conservation Biology (MS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

This graduate sequence provides students with a broad-based education in Conservation Biology by combining education in basic research and classes in ecology, evolutionary genetics, and systematics. The required classes are ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Teaching Sustainability in Fashion Design Courses Through a Zero-Waste Design Project

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of North Texas (TX)

With the increased importance of learning about sustainability in fashion design curriculum, this article reports the teaching zero-waste design in existing fashion design courses that teach skills needed to create ...


Addressing Sustainable Apparel Design Challenges With Problem-Based Learning

  • Illinois State University (IL)

This publication discusses the complexities of the modern fashion industry and provides an approach to incorporate sustainability education in the subject. The article provides research and case-studies assess the success ...


Parametric analysis for cost-optimal renewable energy integration into residential buildings: Techno-economic model

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • Hanyang University

Determining the optimum penetration of renewable energy systems and their associated aggregated technical and economic benefits is a growing concern for both researchers and policy makers. The purpose of this ...

  • Posted March 31, 2019
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Student Sustainability Fund

  • Illinois State University (IL)

In response to the student body's desire to further sustainability on campus, the University Administration has established a fund to support related projects. The Student Sustainability Committee is charged ...


Exposing Students to Environmental Sustainability in Accounting: An Analysis of its Impacts in a U.S. Setting

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of Northern Iowa (IA)

In this research study, we examine whether the introduction of two different forms of an environmental sustainability intervention into differing sections of an introductory-level managerial accounting course at a US ...

  • Posted March 5, 2018
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Fix It Friday

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Fix It Friday is a program at Illinois State University in which students majoring in the Fashion Design and Merchandising program set up sewing machines in various locations around campus ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Exposing Students to Environmental Sustainability in Accounting: An Analysis of Its Impacts in a US Setting

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of Northern Iowa (IA)

In this study, we examine whether the introduction of two different forms of an environmental sustainability intervention into differing sections of an introductory-level managerial accounting course at a US university ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2017
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Fix It Friday promotional flyer

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Fix It Friday

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Fix It Friday is a program in which fashion students set up sewing machines in various places within the Illinois State University campus and the surrounding Bloomington-Normal community and offer ...


The Solar Endowment: A PV Investment Roadmap for US Universities

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO)
  • Purdue University (IN)
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association (WI)

US colleges and universities are currently in a position to make substantial solar project investments on their campuses and associated properties. With the near nationwide adoption of the Prudent Management ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Energy Dashboards: Cross-Discplinary Opportunities for Coursework & Research

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Illinois State University utilized an ESCO project to install a custom programmed energy monitoring system with the dual purpose of serving as a public classroom and research repository. Cross-collaborating with ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Energy/ Environment/ Economics (E3) Specialization

  • Illinois State University (IL)

IIT's Energy/Environment/Economics (E3) program was developed to respond to the rapidly changing needs of the energy industry by providing the interdisciplinary research and training required to produce ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Public-Private Food Waste Composting Program

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

The goal of this project was to provide a viable option for businesses and institutions to divert their food waste from the solid waste stream. McLean County is a prime ...

  • Posted June 26, 2012
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