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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Environmental Studies at Southwestern is an interdisciplinary program, and is designed to expose students to a wide range of perspectives and disciplinary orientations to understanding ‘the natural environment’ and human-environment ...

  • Posted Feb. 13, 2019
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Environmental Studies at Southwestern is an interdisciplinary program; and is designed to expose students to a wide range of perspectives and disciplinary orientations to understanding ‘the natural environment’ and human-environment ...

  • Posted Feb. 13, 2019
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5.9 MW Wind Energy Purchase

  • Southwestern University (TX)

In January 2010, Southwestern University signed an agreement with the City of Georgetown that enables the university to meet all its electric needs with wind power. Under the agreement, Southwestern ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2018
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Southwestern University Campus as a Living Laboratory

  • Southwestern University (TX)

As a small liberal arts school in the middle of conservative Central Texas, Southwestern provides a unique example of a case study for increasing the sustainability of an institution of ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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The Campus Climate is Heating up!: A Case Study of Student Activism at a Liberal Arts University

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Campus communities are a particular type of environment, uniquely affected by the political state of the surrounding area. Just as a politician's constituents should determine her platform, students at ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Sustainability and the Capstone Experience: Lessons from 5 Years of Applied Sustainability at Southwestern University

  • Southwestern University (TX)

For the past five years, the Southwestern environmental studies capstone experience has allowed students to engage with salient social, economic, and environmental sustainability issues on their campus. Each year, environmental ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Teaching Climate Change Across the Curriculum

  • Southwestern University (TX)
  • Trinity University (TX)

The complexities of climate change can only be understood through multiple disciplinary lenses. Faculty at Southwestern University and Trinity University have developed curricula that promote interdisciplinary student learning about this ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Toward sustainable educational travel

  • Southwestern University (TX)
  • Franklin University Switzerland (Ticino)

In the past decade, sustainability and global citizenship have emerged as two of the most prominent themes in contemporary higher education. Literature that specifically merges the two themes has, however ...

  • Posted June 22, 2017
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Empowering Students, Sustaining the University: The Southwestern Environmental Studies Capstone Experience

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Southwestern University’s Environmental Studies department has created a unique curricular program for their capstone students that allows them to identify aspects of the university where the social, economic, and ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Campus Composting

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Southwestern University students led a composting initiative in Fall 2011 which has evolved into a campus wide program which has made a significant impact on the community and University. The ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Solar Potential: GIS Assessment using LiDAR Data

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has become one of the most widely used tools across various fields of study, with applications for natural disaster preparation, conservation, transportation, education and real estate ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainable Study Abroad: A Critical Framework

  • Southwestern University (TX)

In the past decade, sustainability and global citizenship have emerged as two of the most prominent themes in contemporary higher education. Literature that specifically merges the two themes has, however ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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