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What Good Looks Like: Creating a Center for Climate Resilience using the Living Community Challenge

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

San Francisco State University is redefining what it means to be an environmentally and socially resilient research university. At its campus in Tiburon, CA, SF State is striving for Living ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Concentration in Biology (MS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

This concentration is designed for students aiming to go on to Ph.D. programs or enter the workplace in fields such as systematics, evolution, conservation, population genetics, genomics, behavior of ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Sciences (MS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Masters of Science (MS) in Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Sciences (IMES) program is an interdisciplinary program offered at San Francisco State University (SF State) by the College of Science ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Ecology Concentration in Biology (BS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

Ecology emphasizes the study of the interactions among and between organisms and the environment, the conservation and management of populations and communities of species, and the pattern and process of ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Geography (BA)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

Geographers study physical and biological environments, human societies and their spatial interactions, and utilize both environmental science and social science perspectives. Geographers seek to analyze the processes, spatial patterns and ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Energy Systems Concentration, Engineering (MS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

Issues related to limited energy resources, energy efficiency and conservation, and renewable energy, as well as the effects of ever-increasing energy production and consumption are prompting a significant surge in ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Earth Science (BS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences is designed for students intending to prepare for direct entry into a career as a professional in industry or government, or for graduate ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Geographic Information Science (MS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Masters of Science in Geographical Information Science (GISci) program prepares graduate students for advanced careers in a wide range of geospatial information research and applications. Geographic information science encompasses ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Geography (BA)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The undergraduate major core courses introduce foundational concepts in physical and human geography, as well as geographic techniques. An upper division distribution requirement gives students more focused work in physical ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Resource Management & Environmental Planning Concentration in Geography (MA)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The most common areas of specialization within the Master of Arts in Geography is the Concentration in Resource Management and Environmental Planning, which affords opportunities for work in affiliated disciplines ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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San Francisco State University Facilities Grounds dept. & Housing Sustainability Committee

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

Students learned about the role Bioswales play in storm water management . A Bioswale is a large depression in the landscape that holds rain water and allows it to slowly percolate ...

  • Posted April 28, 2017
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SF State Submits Report for Sustainability Rating

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Office of Sustainability at SF State will submit a report February 1 to participate in a sustainability rating program that tracks and assesses efforts for maintaining a food and ...


Educating for sustainability: A double-edged sword?

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

Evidence from three sections of an undergraduate Business, Government and Society (BG&S) core course suggests that heightened awareness of corporate and executive wrong-doing vis-a-vis the natural environment, and/or emphasis ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Lessons from Fossil Fuel Divestment at SF State and De Anza College

  • De Anza College (CA)
  • San Francisco State University (CA)

San Francisco State University, Foothill-De Anza Community College District in the Silicon Valley, recently became the first U.S. public colleges or universities to divest from fossil fuels. Students are ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Applying Interdisciplinarity and Visual Communication Design to a Vision of Urban Sustainability

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

"Interdisciplinarity is not the calm of an easy security; it begins effectively when the solidarity of the old disciplines breaks down-perhaps even violently, via the jolts of fashion-in the interests ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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ACUPCC: Writing, Implementing and Supporting Climate Action Plans

  • San Francisco State University (CA)
  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Over 600 chancellors and presidents have signed the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment. However, making the commitment and meeting it represent two very different tasks, the challenges which ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Park(ing) Day: Turning a Parking Garage into a Park

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

SF State inaugurated its first campus PARK(ing) Day event, transforming the top level of the parking structure into a temporary "park" in order to promote alternative commuting options. PARK ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Building Community Through Collaborative Education: Partnerships for Sustainable Design

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

As educators it is critical that we recognize our obligation to take an active role in developing curriculum that engages students in understanding the issues of environmental and social sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Successful Integration of Waste Diversion - 76% and counting!

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

This presentation will be a case study demonstrating San Francisco State University's success in integrating its waste diversion program into all aspects of the campus community. In 2006, SF ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Design Center for Global Needs

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Design Center for Global Needs has been the research and development component in the Department of Design & Industry (DAI). The Center promotes and fosters community, national and international ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BA in Environmental Sustainability & Social Justice

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The program draws upon the environmental leadership of the San Francisco Bay region, the strong campus commitment to social justice, and active campus sustainability efforts. Environmental Studies is a field ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Studies (BA/BS)

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Environmental Studies Program offers a Bachelor of Arts degree, and a Bachelor of Science degree with the choice of a concentration in Earth System Science, or Natural Resource Management ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MBA Concentration in Sustainable Business

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The emphasis provides students with an in-depth appreciation of the environmental and social dimensions of conducting business in a global market. Three aspects of sustainable business that improve a firm ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Instituting a sustainability general education requirement at San Francisco State University

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

A group of San Francisco State faculty believed all SF State graduates in the 21st century should have a basic understanding of sustainability. We campaigned for a sustainability requirement to ...


32 kW Carport Canopy: Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The PV system, rated at nearly 32 kilowatts with an impressive array of 228 solar panels, provides electricity for the conference center at the SFSU Romberg Tiburon Environmental Learning Center ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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