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Assessing Air Quality through a Sustainable Educational Model

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The purpose of this paper is to describe the application of a sustainable learning framework through a community-based project in the Southern California region. The Sage Project is a partnership ...

  • Posted Jan. 11, 2019
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Sustainability Minor

  • San Diego State University (CA)

SDSU's sustainability minor is an interdisciplinary program that involves coursework taught by faculty across campus. The central focus of the degree is the interface of human and natural systems ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Studies Certificate

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Environmental Studies Certificate is designed for students already holding a bachelor's degree (in any field) who desire to increase their understanding of the theoretical and applied approaches to ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Energy Studies Minor

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The CES coordinates the minor in energy studies offered at SDSU. This is an interdisciplinary minor that exposes students to a variety of topics in energy technology and policy. It ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Recreation & Tourism Management, Sustainable Tourism Management Emphasis (BS)

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Sustainable Tourism Management Emphasis focuses on developing skills to plan, organize, assess, and manage sustainable tourism. It incorporates international learning experiences to explore tools and strategies to minimize negative ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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First Application of UN-Toolkit to a Collegiate Climate Action Plan

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The United Nations Guiding Principles for Climate Action Planning Toolkit: City-Level Reviews was re-engineered to allow for the applicability and utilization towards university-level climate action plans. Through tailoring the eight ...


106 kW Carport Arrays: Storm Nasatir Hall

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Sullivan Solar Power (CA)

The 106 kW photovoltaic canopy installation, installed by Sullivan Solar Power, generates enough energy to offset the building's utility bills to permit a savings of $28,560 a year.

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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Incorporating Global Sustainability in the Business Language Curriculum

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

“Providing food, water, energy and other human needs to the world's entire population without harming the environment is a formidable task,” according to Purdue University’s Global Sustainability Institute ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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The Next Wave - Faculty Development for Sustainability Across the Curriculum

  • Dickinson College (PA)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Ponderosa Project of Northern Arizona University and Piedmont Project of Emory University provide a model of faculty development that has been widely emulated. The model has been effective at ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Setting Ideas into Action: An Example of Student Leadership

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc. (CA)

How do we advance sustainability in higher education? How do we tap into the student body to gain ownership of an idea? How do we set ideas in action? A ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Incorporating Sustainability into the Phonetics Classroom

  • San Diego State University (CA)

This presentation illustrates how concepts of sustainability were introduced into a course on phonetics for students pursuing degrees in speech-language pathology and audiology. This course, which is required by our ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Change

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • St. Olaf College (MN)

Curriculum change is one of the key components for helping colleges and universities create a more sustainable future. And yet, curriculum change remains challenging precisely because the curriculum is not ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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BA in Sustainability

  • San Diego State University (CA)

Students gain an understanding of sociopolitical, historical, philosophical, moral, and scientific aspects of environmental problems and have the flexibility to concentrate their studies in one or more of these areas ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS Environmental Engineering

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The environmental engineering field and environmental engineering education are multi-disciplinary. The BS degree provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry and engineering design that are needed ...

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

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Environmental Sciences major includes courses mainly offered through the College of Sciences. Some courses are offered outside of the College of Sciences to give the major an interdisciplinary approach ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The SDSU programs provide the scientific and technical knowledge to effectively tackle the environmental problems of not only the present but also the future. Environmental Engineers are needed in both ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change

  • Emory University (GA)
  • San Diego State University (CA)

In Sustainability on Campus campus leaders recount inspiring stories of strategies that moved eighteen colleges and universities toward a more sustainable future. This book is for faculty, students, administrators, staff ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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The Sage Project at San Diego State University

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Sage Project is a partnership between San Diego State University (SDSU) and a local government in the San Diego region, connecting students and faculty with high-priority, high-need community projects ...

  • Posted June 11, 2015
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93 kW Rooftop Array: Aztec Student Union Building

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Sullivan Solar Power (CA)

The new Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union solar installation is a 93.202 kilo-watt system. The system is comprised of 434 locally manufactured Kyocera solar panels and an Advanced Energy ...

  • Posted Jan. 30, 2012
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41 kW Rooftop Array: Mission Bay Aquatic Center

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Sullivan Solar Power (CA)

This is one of four sites installed by Sullivan Solar Power for SDSU and is the first net-zero commercial building in San Diego. The Associated Students of San Diego State ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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28 kW Canopy Array: Children's Center Parking Lot

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Sullivan Solar Power (CA)

This is one of four sites installed by Sullivan Solar Power for SDSU. When SDSU decided to incorporate solar parking canopies into the construction of the Children's Center parking ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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