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Bringing the research home: partnership for watershed restoration

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is a network of more than 250 businesses, non-profits, faith communities, educational institutions, local governments and individuals in Corvallis, Oregon, brought together to accelerate progress toward ...

  • Posted Aug. 25, 2016
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Permaculture Design Certificate

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Students develop a sustainable landscape using permaculture methods through this online, instructor-led certificate program offered by Professional and Continuing Education at Oregon State University. All students complete regenerative landscape projects ...

  • Posted Aug. 22, 2016
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Geography and the Emergence of Sustainability Science: Missed Opportunities and Enduring Possibilities

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The dawn of the 21st century saw the emergence of the newly declared field of “sustainability science.” The new field’s research agenda focuses on meeting human needs while simultaneously ...


Applying Anthropology to the Campus Dining System: Reflections on Working with Community Food Assessments and the Real Food Challenge

  • Oregon State University (OR)

When the Oregon Food Bank began conducting Community Food Assessments in 2009, they enlisted graduate students in Oregon State University's (OSU) applied anthropology program to examine the impact of ...

  • Posted April 28, 2016
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MA in Environmental Arts and Humanities

  • Oregon State University (OR)

This degree program is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in the arts/humanities or the environmental/natural resource sciences and a deep interest in broadening their education to include ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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The Need for Social Ethics in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science Graduate Programs: Results from a Nation-Wide Survey in the United States

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Oregon State University (OR)

Professionals in environmental fields engage with complex problems that involve stakeholders with different values, different forms of knowledge, and contentious decisions. There is increasing recognition of the need to train ...

  • Posted April 3, 2016
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Show me the money: Discovering revenue from reuse

  • Iowa State University (IA)
  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • University Surplus Property Association (UT)

With so much focus on recycling, many seem to forget the value of reuse and redeploying products. By implementing highest and best use practices, institutions are able to maximize the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Growing Food Security in Higher Education Institutions

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Food insecurity is the incapacity to access a variety of different and preferred foods due to a lack of resources, according to the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale. The Growing ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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More Than Fair: Developing Ethical & Sustainable Guidelines for Purchasing

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Over the past two years, multiple organizations within Oregon State University have collaborated to develop a set of priorities and guidelines aimed at increasing ethical purchasing practices on campus. This ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Recruiting students for sustainability: Start with the ’Why?’

  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)

Recruiting students for sustainability: Start with the “Why?” In this interactive world café-style session, participants will explore ways to inspire, motivate, and recruit students for sustainability initiatives on their campuses ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Catchment systems through collaboration: A strategic framework

  • Oregon State University (OR)

In Corvallis, Oregon, home of Oregon State University (OSU), the majority of rain falls between November and April, with significantly less falling in the summer months. Thousands of gallons of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Repair Fairs: Promoting waste reduction in community involvement

  • Oregon State University (OR)

One of the largest challenges in engaging students in sustainability is creating meaningful experiences. Encouraging students to practice reuse is particularly challenging, as it requires a personal commitment. Likewise, educating ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Higher Education and Student Affairs Networking Luncheon

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • Waubonsee Community College (IL)

Drop by and join your student affairs colleagues for a conversation about the role of student affairs professionals in the sustainability movement. Hosted by the NASPA Knowledge Community on Sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Embedding Sustainability Into the Collegiate Recreation Culture: the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association's Journey Forward

  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Sonoma State University (CA)
  • NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation (OR)

Within the past year, embedding sustainability throughout the collegiate recreation culture has emerged as a strategic initiative with the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). NIRSA is the leading resource ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Collaborating with Campus Recreation Departments: How Students and Sustainability Directors Can Engage Campus Recreation in Sustainability Efforts

  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Sonoma State University (CA)
  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

Campus recreation departments and student recreation centers have become one of the largest hubs for student activities on campuses in recent years. In addition to often serving 50-90% of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Influencing the Culture of Sustainability through Campus Recreation Programs and Services Across North America

  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • Sonoma State University (CA)

Sustainability is rapidly becoming an established factor in the construction and operation of recreational facilities on campuses everywhere. Whether implemented in the design and construction of new recreation centers or ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Hatfield Marine Science Center

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Hatfield Marine Science Center advances the mission of Oregon State University and its partner agencies though collaboration and innovation. As OSU’s campus for research, education, and outreach in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Wallace Energy Systems and Renewables Facility

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The WESRF at OSU provides research, testing and consulting services related to machines and drives, power electronics, hybrid electric vehicles, power systems and renewables.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS Ecological Engineering

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Ecological Engineering BS program graduates students capable of analyzing problems that occur at the interface between humankind and the environment and synthesizing solutions to the benefit of both. These ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Environmental Economics, Policy & Management

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Students majoring in Environmental Economics and Policy must choose one of three options: The Environmental Economics Option focuses on development of strong economic and statistical skills and their use in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Community Development & Leadership Option (BS in Social Science)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

As a Social Science student pursing the option in Community Development and Leadership program, you will investigate the social and cultural dynamics in our communities, explore how these dynamics impact ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Energy Systems Engineering (BS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

OSU-Cascades’ energy systems engineering (ESE) program is a combination of mechanical and industrial engineering core courses supplemented with energy-related and business management courses, and is offered in partnership with Oregon ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Sciences (BS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Environmental Sciences degree builds on the interdisciplinary strengths in the natural and social sciences at OSU. Our students learn broadly about environmental sciences from a variety of perspectives, while ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Sciences

  • Oregon State University (OR)

To encourage the development of interdisciplinary ES Graduate Study Programs, guidelines for course selection are flexible. PhD students must complete 108 graduate credits. A program of study for PhD students ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Sciences

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The purpose of the ES Graduate Program is to develop scientists who will be able to analyze and understand environmental systems, predict environmental change, and participate in the management of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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50 kW Rooftop Array: Cascades Campus

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The solar project is expected to cost about $575,000 and will be funded out of the school’s general fund, which is primarily a combination of state dollars and ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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