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The Green Initiative Fund

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Green Initiative Fund, or TGIF for short, is an initiative to give students the opportunity to make an impact on UCSD's campus sustainability while also having the chance ...


Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution major includes the fields of population biology, ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior, population genetics, biogeography, and evolution. These fields have in common a focus on ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Oceanography (PhD)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Scripps Oceanography PhD program is organized into three separate academic programs: the Climate-Ocean-Atmosphere Program; Geosciences of the Earth, Oceans, and Planets; and the Ocean Biosciences Program. Each of these ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Systems Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

A minor in Environmental Systems will expose students to the interdisciplinary approach necessary to address environmental problems. The program places a strong emphasis on a rigorous natural science foundation.

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Studies minor offers students from every major a basic grounding in the scientific, technical, social, and cultural issues presented by the interaction of human beings with their environment ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Urban Studies and Planning Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The USP Program is an undergraduate community of students with diverse interests and goals. The program provides students with a variety of approaches and tools to understand the development, character ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Urban Studies and Planning (BA)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The USP Program is an undergraduate community of students with diverse interests and goals. The program provides students with a variety of approaches and tools to understand the development, character ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Chemistry (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Students have an option of earning a B.S. in the Environmental Chemistry that is ACS-Certified or not. The ACS certified version is recommended for those who intend to apply ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Earth Sciences Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Earth sciences encompass broad scientific study of the origin and evolution of the earth system and its life forms. The Earth Sciences minor embraces a wide range of topics, including ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Marine Science Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The minor curriculum is designed to complement the strong disciplinary training of UCSD basic science majors by providing a broad interdisciplinary perspective with an environmental focus. Ocean-related science is relevant ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Oceanic and Atmospheric Studies (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Undergraduates in the Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences major will develop an understanding of the fundamental physics and chemistry governing the ocean and atmosphere. The major engages students in a wide ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Earth Sciences (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Earth sciences encompass broad scientific study of the origin and evolution of the earth system and its life forms. The Earth Sciences major embraces a wide range of topics, including ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Marine Biology (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Undergraduates in this major will develop an understanding of the biology of marine organisms and the biological and physical processes that affect these organisms, their populations, and their coastal and ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Systems (BA/BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Systems Program recognizes the growing demand for environmental specialists and is designed to prepare undergraduates to enter a broad spectrum of environmental careers and graduate programs in, for ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Engineering program within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at UCSD is a modern interpretation of this rapidly changing field. Unlike the classical environmental engineering topics ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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UC San Diego Sustainability Alumni Network members get a tour of Birch Aquarium on campus during alumni weekend in June 2018.

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Sustainability Alumni Network (SAN) at the University of California, San Diego was founded by the Sustainability Programs Office in May 2017 to bring together alumni who are working in ...


Marine Debris & Plastic Source Reduction Toolkit for Colleges & Universities

  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
  • University of California, San Diego (CA)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

EPA, the Product Stewardship Institute, and the University of California collaborated on this toolkit to help college campuses and other institutions cut their plastic waste and reduce marine debris and ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2017
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University of California's Presidential Initiative for Carbon Neutrality: A Multi-Institutional, Multi-Dimensional Perspective

  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of California, Riverside (CA)
  • University of California, San Diego (CA)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
  • University of California, Merced (CA)

The 2014 UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative builds on pioneering work on climate research to make all ten campuses carbon neutral in Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2025. All UC ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography exists to promote a holistic, interdisciplinary approach in the education of future leaders in marine biodiversity and conservation ...

  • Posted June 20, 2016
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Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Climate change is in motion. If societies do not respond, their populations face water and food shortages and severe economic disruptions. Countless plant and animal species will be at risk ...

  • Posted June 20, 2016
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Master of Advanced Studies in Climate Science and Policy

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The master of advanced studies (MAS) in Climate Science and Policy is a unique program of study providing advanced training in climate science and policy for working professionals in government ...

  • Posted June 20, 2016
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Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The master of advanced studies (MAS) in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation is a unique program of study equipping its graduates with the knowledge they need to improve conservation of marine ...

  • Posted June 20, 2016
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UC San Diego Earth Day: Annual Sustainability Fair & Tree Planting

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

UC San Diego celebrated Earth Day with student organizations, campus departments and vendors at their annual sustainability fair. Tablers included: AQUAholics, ASEJA, CALPIRG, Dr. Bronner, EcoGrounds, EcoNauts, EWS, Green Office ...


USGBC Students: An Untapped Resource

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

USGBC Center of Green Schools Mission: Green Schools for everyone within this generation. Students and staff at UC San Diego have proven that engaging the emerging generation in this mission ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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How to Partner with Students to Propose, Fund, and Operate a Successful Campus Sustainability Resource Center

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

UC San Diego successfully partnered with students to propose and build its first campus Sustainability Resource Center (SRC) in 2009 which has become the ultimate one-stop shop for all things ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainable Transportation: Solving Infrastructure Challenges and Achieving Emission Goals

  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

One of the most powerful campus initiatives to catalyze a just and sustainable world relates to how people get around on a daily basis. The transportation infrastructure at many of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Center for Energy Research

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Center for Energy Research (CER) was established at UC San Diego in 1972 to help create solutions to the growing challenges of energy supply and utilization in our society ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainable Business Practices Certificate

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

This certificate program provides an overview of environmental sustainability concepts and how to apply them in a business context. Learn the core principles behind environmental sustainability; explore the "business case ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Understanding the UCSD Market for Sustainable Foods: The Sustainable Agrifood Systems Fellowship

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

If UC San Diego is serious about becoming a university leader in sustainability, it is imperative that more attention and resources be directed toward its food system, and in particular ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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UC San Diego vs. Preuss Ecology Club - Top Down vs Bottom Up

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

For a university like UC San Diego (UCSD), it appears that they are at the forefront of most innovative environmental projects and objectives. However, as they continue to receive national ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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1.2 MW Solar Arrays (Multiple Rooftops and Canopies)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)
  • Borrego Solar (MA)

UCSD’s system consists of 7,290 Kyocera solar modules that are mounted on the Hopkins Parking Structure, Campus Services Complex (CSC), Price Center Buildings 1-4, Gilman Parking Structure, Birch ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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