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Sustainability behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge: comparing university students and the general public

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Sustainability science integrates many academic fields, requiring a broad understanding of diverse scientific concepts. Additionally, its focus on real-world issues means that researchers must also understand sustainability behaviors and attitudes ...


Campus Sustainability Student Projects Fund [CSSPF]

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The CSSPF supports selected student-driven, staff-supported sustainability projects such as pollinator gardens, green walls and roofs, tree plantings, renewable energy demonstrations, sustainable art projects, and more. The fund was established ...


STARS Town Hall

  • California State University, Chancellor's Office (CA)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • AASHE (PA)

This session will provide an opportunity for attendees to participate in a high-level discussion about potential improvements to STARS. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about the ...

  • Posted Jan. 21, 2022
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Assessing Food Security in Higher Education

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Michigan State University (MI)

Food security exists when all people in a community, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food ...

  • Posted Jan. 21, 2022
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Open Access Sustainability Survey Data: How to integrate a longitudinal dataset into your classroom

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Many people call for research data to be made publicly available and praise those who publish their work in open access outlets. But what good is such data if no ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Moving to a Circular Economy: a Framework for Building Networks, Capacity, and Strategy

  • Michigan State University (MI)

As hundreds of colleges and universities are committing to carbon neutrality, the forward discussion is now moving to circularity. Circularity is more than zero waste, recycling, and even energy. The ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Michigan State University Brody Neighborhood Re-design and Innovative Future

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Michigan State University (MSU) Division of Residential and Hospitality Services (RHS) is committed to ensuring long-term sustainability by recognizing and reducing our impacts on the planet. Through our programs ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Good Food, Good Data, Big Impact: Innovative Approaches to Capturing Farm to Institution Impact

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Real Food Challenge (MA)

Interest in purchasing and serving local foods in campus dining continues to grow, but documenting and quantifying the benefits and impacts of these purchases, including for local producers, is challenging ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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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 ...