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Social Movement (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Sociologists study social movements to understand how collective action can transform social order, cultural values and ideologies, economic relations, and hierarchies. Professional sociologists study strategies used to establish connections among ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Social Inequality (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Social inequality focuses on the structural sources and individual consequences of racism, sexism and economic exploitation in society, as well as the social processes sustaining these inequities. Professional sociologists use ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Sociology (MA)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental sociology is the study of the relationship and interactions between societies and the environment. Professional environmental sociologists research a wide range of topics including agrifood systems, social perceptions of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Business Sustainability Concentration (MBA)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

In addition to the MBA core required classes, students must complete the following courses to receive the business sustainability concentration.

Required Core Courses (6 hours) MGMT 5023 Sustainable Enterprises MGMT ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Natural Resource Ecology and Management (PhD)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Graduate programs in the Department offer PhD degrees in Natural Resource Ecology and Management with specializations in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology, Forest Resources, Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Wildlife Ecology ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Natural Resource Ecology and Management (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Graduate programs in the Department offer the MS in Natural Resource Ecology and Management with specializations in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology, Forest Resources, Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Wildlife Ecology ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Science (BSAG)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental science is the study of the natural environment and its processes and interactions, including how humans impact and interact within the environment. The objective is to improve the current ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Business Sustainability Minor

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

This minor prepares students with extra classwork in business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Economics & Policy Minor

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Understanding and tackling environmental problems involves an understanding of multiple disciplines in both the physical and social sciences. The Environmental Economics and Policy minor is intended to provide students with ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Biosystems Engineering (BSBE)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The study of biosystems engineering merges engineering and agricultural science to improve our quality of life while maintaining the environment and preserving our natural resources.

Biosystems engineers work at the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment (air, water, and/or land resources), to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Natural Resource Ecology and Management (BS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The mission of the Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM )program is to increase public awareness and understanding, through teaching, research and Extension, of the ecology, management and sustainable use ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Education for Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems: From Theory to Practice

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The goal of Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems (SHES) education is to prepare students to facilitate social learning in communities that builds knowledge of, capacity for, and commitment to sustainability ...

  • Posted Sept. 19, 2018
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Academicians: How to Teach with Paul Hawken's 'DrawDown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming'

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Educators curious about how to adapt Paul Hawken's new book 'Drawdown' for use in the classroom (or for campus facilities and operations) should gather to share lessons learned and ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Wake Up & Dream: An Ecovillage Planning Experience on Campus

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Wake Up & Dream was a 12-month planning process that explored the idea of building an ecovillage as an alternative to convention campus housing. Nine speakers were brought to campus ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Ecovillage + Innovation Village = The Future, now!

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • Earth Deeds (MA)

Daniel Greenberg - exposed students for year to study abroad courses to ecovillages - has suggested that the ecovillage concept and university need each other. Nancy Gift - a professor at Berea College ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Innovation Districts: Collaborations of a City, a College and Corporations

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • The University of New Mexico (NM)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Wichita State University (KS)

Join Jane Talkington for an overview of Innovation Districts, a new form of economic development that challenges very different players in innovation ecosystems to build solidarity to achieve their goals ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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60 MW Wind Energy Purchase: Cowboy Wind Farm

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

On January 1, 2013, Oklahoma State began purchasing 110 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind energy annually under a 20 year power purchase agreement with Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. This ...

  • Posted Oct. 11, 2017
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Study Guide Questions for Paul Hawken's The Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

This interactive workbook is a study tool to accompany Paul Hawken's book “The Ecology of Commerce: Revised Edition: A Declaration of Sustainability” (published in 2010). It transforms reading about ...

  • Posted July 13, 2017
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Earth Fest Oklahoma State University

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Oklahoma State University's 2017 Earth Fest, organized by students of the SGA Sustainability Committee, was held on campus April 20th and open to the public. Organizations had exhibits on ...

  • Posted April 27, 2017
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High school experiences and climate change beliefs of first year college students in the United States

  • Purdue University (IN)
  • University of Virginia (VA)
  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte (NC)
  • Virginia Tech (VA)
  • Florida International University (FL)

Climate change has not been well understood by high school students in the US and the topic is often connected to misconceptions, which is especially damaging since accurate understandings of ...

  • Posted March 7, 2017
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Meet Universities who are Reinventing Relevance via Innovation Districts that include Corporations and Cities.

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • McGill University (QC)
  • Morphosis Architecture (NY)

Join Jane Talkington for a national overview on Innovation Districts, a burgeoning new form in which the university can GO BEYOND campus boundaries to create relevance by building interdisciplinary capacity ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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How Higher Education can Foster Innovations for Sustainability

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Using a historical methodology to review places of innovation and intentional communities, three commonalities were identified as fundamental to the process of creating sustainable and innovative environments. For those interested ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Educating for Sustainable Fashion: Using Clothing Acquisition Abstinence to Explore Sustainable Consumption and Life Beyond Growth

  • Kansas State University (KS)
  • Louisiana State University (LA)
  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

This paper reports outcomes from a research study whereby fashion-oriented students experienced life where the ability to acquire new clothing was removed. Students volunteered to participate in this experiential learning ...

  • Posted July 28, 2016
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Broadening the Definition of Campus: Creating a Collaborative Place to Live & Learn to Reinvent a Sustainable Future with Innovation Districts

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • Via Suzuki Architecture (WA)

How can we be relevant? How can a town and gown community create a supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem that fosters genuine green innovation, house & grow students to become game changers ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Implicit Nature of Holistic Sustainability Education: The Student Perspective at Green Mountain College

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Much has been written about the theoretical underpinnings of a holistic approach to sustainability education, including deep learning and systems theories. Though some studies discuss the need to implement such ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integrating Sustainability Sciences into a Social Science Discipline: An Exploration in the Fiber, Textile & Clothing Field

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Climate change is a multifaceted global issue that is transforming Earth’s surface and atmosphere in response to human influences. The $2 trillion fiber, textile, and clothing (FTC) industry contributes ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Coordinators in Higher Education - Research and Solutions

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental sustainability is a growing subject at universities across the United States. Many universities have decided to hire a "Sustainability Coordinator" as a full-time faculty position in order to maximize ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Perspectives on Sustainability Curricula

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)
  • Unity College (ME)
  • National Council for Science & the Environment (DC)

Interdisciplinary environmental programs have proliferated and flourished in higher educational institutions across the United States for four decades. Despite this long history and the large and growing number of programs ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Science

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The mission of the environmental science graduate program at OSU-Tulsa is to provide interdisciplinary understanding of, and appreciation for, the interdependent relationships between human and natural systems, and the skills ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Science

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The MS degree in environmental science includes a 15-hour core curriculum consisting of an ENVR 5303 (Issues in Environmental Sustainability) - which should be taken your first semester, ENVR 5123 (Environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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