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Enhancing Campus Curricula and Sustainability Through UN SDGs

  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • AASHE (PA)

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are serving as a benchmark for not only development of much of the world, but also for redevelopment of the industrialized world, which faces a ...

  • Posted May 2, 2019
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Green Fund

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The GreenFund provides financial resources to members of the Lehigh community who want to create a greener, more sustainable campus. One-time grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded ...


Building a Consistent Sustainability Brand

  • Lehigh University (PA)

In order to reap the full benefits of consistently communicating the values and messages that are core to your sustainability brand, it is important to design brand guidelines the define ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Sustainability Surveys for Program Enhancement

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • California State University, San Bernardino (CA)
  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)
  • College of Charleston (SC)
  • Indiana State University (IN)

For this session, panelists from Indiana State University (ISU), The College of Charleston (CofC), Ramapo College of New Jersey, California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB), Colorado State University (CSU), Lehigh ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Implementing a Sustainable Living Program on Campus: Encouraging Students to Walk the Talk

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Lehigh University Eco-Rep Leadership Program has successfully designed and implemented a Sustainable Living Program where Eco-Reps work with their peers in residential halls and Greek houses to make their ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Green Office Programs and Certifications

  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

Green Office Programs can be an effective strategy to engage the campus community by identifying and training allies that may otherwise be out of reach. Engaging sustainability champions can become ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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2018 Earth Week at Lehigh University

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh University celebrated Earth Week by hosting a week of educational and engaging events. Earth Week is an opportunity to celebrate the beauty and bounty of our planet, while also ...

  • Posted April 23, 2018
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Sustainable Development Minor

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The minor in SDEV consists of a minimum of at least 15 hours of study that includes a combination of core courses and approved electives. To declare a minor in ...

  • Posted Jan. 18, 2018
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Environmental Studies BA program examines the cultural, economic, historical, communication, political and social factors that influence local, national, international and global environmental issues and policies. Investigating a wide range ...

  • Posted Jan. 18, 2018
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Let's Talk Trash and Recycling: How to Build a Comprehensive View of Campus Waste Management and Diversion Efforts

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Developing a comprehensive waste management plan, policy, and data tracking system can be a daunting, yet rewarding task for an institution. These materials not only provide information on existing campus ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Communicating Sustainability Through Social Media

  • Colgate University (NY)
  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

In order to reap the full benefits of engaging your campus community and the public in sustainability through social media, it is important to think about strategies to better leverage ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Earth Day Fair 2017 at Lehigh University

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh University celebrated its annual Earth Day Fair on Friday, April 21 from 11am-130pm on the UC Front Lawn. There were 30-40 interactive booths, 4 electric cars on display, an ...

  • Posted April 25, 2017
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Waste Audit Training Materials

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Here are the training materials that we use for waste audits at Lehigh.

1) Blood Borne Pathogen Video Presentation - put together by our EH&S department 2) Waste Audit Logistics Powerpoint ...


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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Beyond the Campus: Developing Students into Employable Graduates

  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Recent research suggests that 87% of employers give positive weight to sustainability skills when making hiring decisions. The concept of 'green careers' continues to expand as a professional niche including ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Lehigh University Conducts Residential Hall Waste Audit on Campus Sustainability Day

  • Lehigh University (PA)

On October 26, Lehigh University conducted a waste audit of the largest residential hall on campus, M&M. Twelve students participated in the waste audit. The students will use the data ...


Lehigh University Campus Engagement

  • Lehigh University (PA)
  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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The Real Food Challenge at Lehigh University

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Real Food Challenge (RFC) is a national student run campaign to encourage campuses to increase the ratio of food purchased from “conventional” to “real food”. At Lehigh, the Office ...


Lehigh University Earth Day 2016

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh University celebrated Earth Day by hosting a couple of weeks of educational and engaging events. This year Earth Week at Lehigh was from April 12 to April 30. Faculty ...


Developing a sustainability brand and visual identity guide for your campus

  • Lehigh University (PA)

In this workshop, participants will learn to develop and apply an unique sustainability brand and visual identity for their campus. We will discuss strategies for leveraging this brand to engage ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Community Building Through Permaculture: Engaging Stakeholders for Effective Programming

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Community Leaders’ Initiative for Permaculture is a student group at Lehigh University that utilizes the principles of earth care, people care and fair share in culturally approximate ways to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Evolution of an Eco-Reps Program to Advance Institutional Goals

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Eco-Reps program at Lehigh University began in the fall of 2010 as a pilot project by environmentally-minded students. Eco-Reps started out as an informal club but quickly became a ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integrating Sustainability Into the Greek System

  • Lehigh University (PA)

This presentation will cover the integration of sustainability into the Greek system starting in 2010 with a student initiative focused on the addition of sustainability into Greek accreditation through the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Creating a visual identity system to improve waste diversion rates

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Among institutions of higher education dedicated to sustainability, there is often a struggle to significantly reduce waste generated on campus and reduce contamination rates in waste diversion streams. Lehigh University ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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What Does Library And Technology Services (LTS) Have To Do With Sustainability? How LTS Is Adapting To The Campus Sustainability Plan.

  • Lehigh University (PA)

In Fall 2012, Lehigh University adopted its first comprehensive Campus Sustainability Plan. In response to the plan, the Library and Technology Services stem created the LTS Green Team. The LTS ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Advantages and Challenges of Incorporating Greek Life into an Eco-Rep Program

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh University's Greek Eco-Rep Program was established in Fall 2011, after the incorporation of sustainability into Greek accreditation requirements, and alongside an expanded Residential Eco-Rep Program which began Fall ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Growing Your Eco-Rep Program: Credit, Greek houses and targeting your strategies

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh University's Eco-Reps program was established by students Fall 2010 through funding from Lehigh's green fund but expanded greatly Fall 2011, with a budget provided by the Sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Introducing Sustainable Practices Into a Reluctant Environment: A Case Study of a University Library

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The challenge on any University campus is too change the often headstrong mindsets of both students as well as staff when it comes to issues of sustainability. Some institutions have ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Energy Research Center at Lehigh University

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The mission of the Energy Research Center is to find solutions to national and global energy and energy-related problems by collaborating with federal, state and local agencies, energy businesses, technology ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Engineering (BSEE)

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Managing our limited natural resources and finding solutions to the planet's environmental challenges are the critical concerns of environmental engineers. Their work confronts an extensive array of local and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Earth & Environmental Sciences

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh has a small, focused, field-oriented graduate program linked to nationally prominent research in some of the key areas of Earth-systems science. EES offers both the MS and Ph.D ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Law & Policy

  • Lehigh University (PA)

This graduate certificate offers a credential in environmental law and policy for individuals with a background in various science, engineering, social science and humanities fields who wish to understand the ...

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

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh has a small, focused, field-oriented graduate program linked to nationally prominent research in some of the key areas of Earth-systems science. EES offers both the MS and Ph.D ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment growth for environmental engineers will be 31 percent over the next decade-much faster than average for all occupations. One need look no further ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Promoting Lasting Ecological Citizenship Among College Students

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Declines in environmental literacy and civic and political activism among youth suggest the need for an increased focus on sustainability in schools and the advancement of ecological citizenship among students ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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AASHE Student Diary Series: From 'Compost Lady' to Compost Campus

  • Lehigh University (PA)

In my last entry, I wrote about my preliminary composting research at Lehigh University as a first-year student. I am now a junior and compost research has remained an important ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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