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Zero is Hero: Use a Zero Waste Events Program to Re-Teach Recycling

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • AASHE (PA)

Do you know how many events occur on your campus every year? Can you guess how many of those events use disposables? Do you have a hard time engaging your ...

  • Posted Feb. 21, 2019
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Put Your Fork Where Your Ethics Are: Exploring Food Systems & Leveraging University Purchasing Power

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Do you support climate change? What about modern-day slavery? You don't have to answer that, the food that you buy already does. Worldwide, food is an essential commodity that ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Meatless Monday on Campus: How to VEG (or BEEF) up Your Campus Sustainability Efforts by Connecting to Students Through Food

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Bon Appétit Management Company
  • The Monday Campaigns (NY)
  • Changing Tastes (MA)

At the AASHE conference, Meatless Monday is how we connect sustainability through our food choices. In this session, we'll explore how to use the same approach to leverage Meatless ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Examining Interdisciplinary Sustainability Institutes at Major Research Universities: Innovations in Cross-Campus and Cross-Disciplinary Models

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Vanderbilt University (TN)
  • Texas A&M University (TX)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • Brown University (RI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • Northwestern University (IL)
  • Columbia University (NY)
  • Duke University (NC)
  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • Cornell University (NY)
  • University of Arizona (AZ)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

This is a study of the disctintive characteristics, activities, challenges and opportunities of a specific type of sustainability institute, one that spans the many disciplines of the university and, to ...


Real Food, Real Communities, Real Impact

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • Real Food Challenge (MA)

As anchor institutions, colleges and universities have a responsibility to the ecosystems, economies, and communities they touch. Through the Real Food Campus Commitment and Real Food Calculator, Johns Hopkins University ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Inclusion for Impact: Discourse on Diversifying the Sustainability Movement

  • George Mason University (VA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

How can each of us answer the call toward a more inclusive and integrative approach to sustainability at our institutions, in our communities, and beyond? This session will explore the ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Identifying alignment between common institutional priorities and sustainability objectives: one higher ed network's findings

  • Dartmouth College (NH)
  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • GreenerU (MA)

As higher education grapples with a shifting landscape of priorities for the 21st Century, common themes across institutions are emerging. Simultaneously, regional or peer-group sustainability networks continue to seek effective ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Cultivating Regional Partnerships on Campus: Sourcing and Food Service for a Sustainable Mid-Atlantic Food System

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Bon Appétit Management Company
  • Common Market Philadelphia (PA)

How do colleges and universities successfully partner with sustainable producers, distributors, and food service management companies for a positive impact that goes beyond campus? Join a conversation among key players ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Launching your Student Outreach Team

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • University of Denver (CO)
  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Students have been involved with sustainability offices since the beginning, working as interns, lobbying for operational and administrative change and supporting our events and outreach. Increasingly, students are providing the ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Buying and Hiring Local to Foster Sustainable Community Development

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Democracy Collaborative (DC)

This plenary will show how campuses are embracing their role as anchor institutions and using their economic power to make significant contributions to building sustainable and equitable local economies. Sarah ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Rising-seas.org Project

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

RISING-SEAS.ORG is an online alliance of passionate individuals dedicated to bridging climate awareness and action from all angles. It features visual advocacy campaigns to visualize the communities most endangered ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Carpe YOUR Campus: Considerations for Course Correcting Programs

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

An underrated concept for many students: progress is a process. The same goes for creating the right program for your campus, your office, and your student body. This session will ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Honing Student Involvement: Structuring Programs for Success

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • University of Florida (FL)

Could your student programs or internships be refined to maximize effectiveness and impact? University of Florida staff will present an overview of student programs with innovative incentive structures and systems ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Meeting People Where They Are: Tactics for Campus Culture Change

  • Emory University (GA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Sustainability often gets associated with placing recycling bins or hosting an earth day event, but these small tasks often mask the complexity of developing a comprehensive program at an institutional ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Outreach to Community Non-profits: The Johns Hopkins University-Baltimore City Climate Showcase Partnership

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Outreach to non-profit organizations in neighboring college and university towns and cities is a critical tool for cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and ultimately successful movement toward sustainability. An outreach initiative ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Measuring Institutional Carbon "Foodprints"

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Clean Air-Cool Planet (NH)

Amid growing concerns about climate change, colleges and universities across the country are conducting greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in order to begin taking steps toward reducing their carbon footprint. Many ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Conceptualizing a Cutting Edge Sustainability Program

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Yale University (CT)

Since sustainability programs are still relatively new, there is considerable debate on what are the most salient factors that contribute to an effective campus sustainability program. It is clear that ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute (E²SHI)

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The Johns Hopkins Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute (E²SHI) aims to coordinate and encourage innovative research and teaching that address the health and sustainability problems that society faces as ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
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BA in Global Environmental Change & Sustainability

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The GECS major and minor are interdepartmental programs introducing students to the science of the Earth and its living and nonliving systems as well as how humans interact with Earth ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS Environmental Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Environmental Engineering consists of study and especially amelioration of environmental problems. It is a highly-interdisciplinary field and provides opportunities for integrating mathematics, physics, hydrology, chemistry, biology and social sciences. Following ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Geography & Environmental Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

A DoGEE PhD student will explore the current state of knowledge in his or her field. Information and ideas developed by others are critically examined and placed in proper context ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Energy Policy & Climate

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The program will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the challenges of climate change and sustainable energy systems. Graduates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Planning & Management

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

This specialty emphasizes the relationships between environmental engineering/ science and public policy with a focus on decision-making tools and policy analysis, as well as emphasis on the role of economic ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Sciences & Policy

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The Masters of Science in Environmental Science and Policy is a springboard to leadership for environmental professionals. The program gives students a powerful understanding of where the sciences overlap and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Geography & Environmental Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The MS degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in engineering, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, and other scientific disciplines. Concentrations for the MS Degree include Environmental Science and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSE in Geography & Environmental Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The MSE. degree is open to students with an ABET-accredited undergraduate engineering degree or demonstrated equivalent. The MSEdegree is typically a 9-month program based on coursework alone. However, MSEstudents may ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Global Environmental Change & Sustainability

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The EPS minor is for science undergraduates interested in applying their major discipline to Earth's environment through geology, geochemistry, ecology, geo-biology, oceanography, and atmospheric science. Students are expected to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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818 kW Rooftop Arrays: Seven Buildings

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • RGS Energy (CO)

Early in 2012, Johns Hopkins University brought over 900 kW of photovoltaic electricity generation online with roof-mounted solar arrays spread over seven campus buildings across Baltimore. The project was coordinated ...

  • Posted May 31, 2012
  • Green Power Projects
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