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The effect of information source on higher education students’ sustainability knowledge

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of Michigan (MI)

When it comes to what higher education students know about sustainability, where they learn matters. In this study, we explore the extent to which students’ level of sustainability knowledge differed ...


Undergraduates in a Sustainability Semester: Models of social change for sustainability

  • Michigan State University (MI)

This was a qualitative case study aimed to understand the impact of sustainability education on undergraduate students after one term of course enrollment. It was found that while students’ models ...


Charting students’ exposure to promising practices of teaching about sustainability across the higher education curriculum

  • Columbia University (NY)
  • Michigan State University (MI)

Although policymakers have advocated for infusing sustainability throughout the higher education curriculum, we know little about how to teach students this complex subject matter. Therefore, using data from a sustainability ...


Challenges in the teaching of environmental journalism

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of Maine (ME)
  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

The birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970's sparked more extended and in-depth news coverage of ecological issues and awakened interest among journalism educators and prospective journalists ...


Biosystems Engineering (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Biosystems Engineering major aims to train students apply quantitative skills to create products, processes, and systems that improve human existence. Working at the interface of engineering and biology, biosystems ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The undergraduate program in chemical engineering at Michigan State University has a strong focus on the integration of engineering science and process design with complementary areas of study in bioprocess ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Crop and Soil Sciences (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Crop and Soil Sciences major is designed to train professional crop scientists, soil scientists, turfgrass scientists and environmentalists. It prepares them to apply scientific principles of crop and soil ...

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

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Geography provides comprehensive academic training in the environment and how its many aspects interrelate across the landscape. Environmental geographers describe, analyze, and explain ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Geographic Information Science (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Geographic Information Science provides a rigorous, in-depth program for students interested in the application of information technology to the spatial dimensions of Earth’s ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agronomic Sciences (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

This concentration develops agronomists. These scientists have career opportunities with chemical, seed, and fertilizer companies; as consultants; with governmental agencies such as the departments of agriculture and/or natural resources ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Geography Minor

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Minor in Geography provides a fundamental foundation to the breadth of study within the field of geography as well as grounding in general geographic theory. The minor is available ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Geographic Information Science Minor

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Geography Minor in Geographic Information Science provides a program for students interested in the application of information technology to the spatial dimensions of Earth’s human and physical systems ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Forestry (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The undergraduate forestry program integrates ecology, biology, economics and social science to help students find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges in areas of climate change ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Science, Technology, Environment and Public Policy Minor

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Students who pursue the STEPPS minor are interested in how science and politics relate to one another. It is designed for both science and non-science majors, and allows students to ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Fisheries and Wildlife (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Fisheries and Wildlife undergraduate program provides a strong base in the foundational and applied sciences of natural resource management. The program is designed to develop understanding of the cultural ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Sustainable Tourism and Protected Area Management (MS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The STPAM graduate program is designed for students interested in issues of sustainable tourism and/or protected area management in either a domestic or international context. Students in this graduate ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Sustainable Tourism and Protected Area Management (PhD)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Area Management is designed to enable students to generate new knowledge in the complementary fields of tourism and protected area ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (MA)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Department of Community Sustainability offers a Master of Arts (MA) Degree as a way for individuals to advance professional knowledge through education in the context of agriculture, food and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Community Sustainability (MS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The CSUS graduate program is designed for students interested in issues of community sustainability in either a domestic or international context. Broadly speaking, faculty, academic staff, and graduate students working ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Community Sustainability (PhD)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The CSUS graduate program is designed for students interested in issues of community sustainability in either a domestic or international context. Broadly speaking, faculty, academic staff, and graduate students working ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Toxicology Graduate Specialization

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Environmental Toxicology Graduate Specialization is a multidisciplinary dual-PhD program in Environmental and Integrative Toxicological Sciences (EITS) that provides students an advanced toxicology graduate education and research opportunities related to ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Ecological Food and Farming Systems Graduate Specialization

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Ecological Food and Farming Systems (EFFS) graduate specialization is designed to foster understanding of biogeochemical, socioeconomic, and policy concepts critical to sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program provides ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Forest Carbon Science, Policy and Management Graduate Certificate

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy and Management provides students with interdisciplinary training necessary to plan, manage, monitor and evaluate climate change mitigation projects that seek to retain ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Crop and Soil Sciences (MS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences requires all graduate students to participate in a meaningful teaching or extension experience and to exhibit proficiency in both writing and general ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Crop and Soil Sciences (PhD)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

All doctoral programs in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences must include course work, a teaching/extension experience and general presentation skills requirement, written research proposal, research and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Pathology (MS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The MS and PhD programs in Plant Pathology are designed to facilitate the development of graduate student’s ability to conduct original research and to provide the basic background for ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Pathology (PhD)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The MS and PhD programs in Plant Pathology are designed to facilitate the development of graduate student’s ability to conduct original research and to provide the basic background for ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Biosystems Engineering (MS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Biosystems Engineering (BE) faculty and graduate students are engaged in research in four areas: 1) Food - food safety and quality; 2) Environment - sustainable ecosystems and resource conservation; 3) Energy - bioenergy ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Biosystems Engineering (PhD)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Biosystems Engineering (BE) faculty and graduate students are engaged in research in four areas: 1) Food - food safety and quality; 2) Environment - sustainable ecosystems and resource conservation; 3) Energy - bioenergy ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Fisheries and Wildlife (MS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife offers a thesis or non-thesis Master of Science (M.S.) degree and a Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in Fisheries and Wildlife. Graduate degree specializations ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Fisheries and Wildlife (PhD)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife offers a thesis or non-thesis Master of Science (M.S.) degree and a Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in Fisheries and Wildlife. Graduate degree specializations ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Spatial Ecology Graduate Certificate

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Graduate Certificate in Spatial Ecology provides interdisciplinary training necessary to develop inference about ecological phenomena using appropriate spatial theory, statistics, modeling approaches and data management tools. Students gain the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental and Social Systems Modeling Graduate Certificate

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Environment and Science Policy Program (ESPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) informs students of modeling techniques for addressing socio-environmental issues in complex systems. This module of courses exposes students ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Economic Inequality and Higher Education

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Syracuse University (NY)

The vast disparities in college attendance and graduation rates between students from different class backgrounds is a growing social concern. Economic Inequality and Higher Education investigates the connection between income ...


Combating Incivility, Harassment, and Sexual Assault in Environmental Fields and Fieldwork

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)
  • Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (MD)

Increased attention on the pervasiveness of harassment and assault in the daily professional lives of women and men calls for open dialogue and institutional culture change, particularly around issues of ...

  • Posted Oct. 8, 2020
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Community Sustainability (CSUS) PhD

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The CSUS graduate program is designed for students interested in issues of community sustainability in either a domestic or international context. Broadly speaking, faculty, academic staff, and graduate students working ...

  • Posted Sept. 11, 2020
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Community Sustainability (CSUS) MS

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The CSUS graduate program is designed for students interested in issues of community sustainability in either a domestic or international context. Broadly speaking, faculty, academic staff, and graduate students working ...

  • Posted Sept. 11, 2020
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Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics MS

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics equips students with a strong base in applied microeconomics that can lead to exciting careers in business ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education major has a unique focus on agriculture, food and natural resources sustainability for the benefit of communities in Michigan, the U.S. and ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Environmental Journalism Masters

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Any MSU School of Journalism masters student can enroll in an environmental journalism class to fulfill graduate requirements or electives. Students can also complete a specialized master’s degree environmental ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Resilient Learners, Learning Resilience: Contemplative Practice in the Sustainability Classroom

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of North Carolina, Asheville (NC)

Through literature review, anecdote, and empirical case study, this chapter explores the role of contemplative practice—yoga, meditation, reflection, breathwork—in the sustainability classroom as a way to increase both ...


Perspectives of scholars on the nature of sustainability: a survey study

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Purpose This paper aims to investigate different ways in which faculty members of sustainability-related departments in universities across the world perceive, understand and define sustainability and how these definitions are ...


Raising Food Waste Awareness in Residential Halls - Michigan State University

  • Michigan State University (MI)

A large factor in creating a more sustainable economy will come from changes in human behavior with an effort to live more sustainability. Part of this change will be individuals ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Clean Plates at State-Raising Food Waste Awareness in Residential Halls at Michigan State University

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Clean Plates at State is a food waste audit conducted in all nine residential dining halls on Michigan State University's campus. This program helps to put environmental sustainability into ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Supply Chain Partnerships: MSU and SPLC Pilot BENCHMARK in Higher Ed Operations

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (DC)

Organizations around the world have recognized the need for supply chain sustainability in order to reduce the environmental, social and economic impacts of their purchasing while protecting and delivering value ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Campus Energy Master Planning: Innovations and Best Practices

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • ICF International (VA)
  • United States Department of Energy (DC)

Hundreds of colleges and universities have publicly committed to carbon neutrality, with over 120 targets in the next 15 years. How are schools addressing often the largest source of emissions ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Building Off of Prior Knowledge... Even When it's Wrong

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Higher education has been designated by scholars as the most promising mechanism for preparing future generations to engage in sustainable living. But however encouraging the infusion of sustainability into higher ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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What's the New Deal with Building 'Green' on Campus?

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Catalyst Partners (MI)

Many schools are leaning away from LEED and perhaps for good reason. Why? What are the challenges and are there alternatives to better suit campus strategies around green building. As ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Carbon Capture Technologies

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The transition away from using natural gas and other fossil fuels for stationary heat and power will take time, but carbon capture technologies can be implemented on existing generators, boilers ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Education for Sustainability in Education: A Focus on Pedagogical Approaches for Effective Teaching and Learning

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Teaching and learning for sustainable development have become an important area of educational endeavour that educators are responsible for. Given the need to educate citizens about sustainable ways of living ...