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Prefiguring Sustainability through Participatory Action Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Reflections and Recommendations for Student Development

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

PAR-based UREs are undergraduate research experiences (UREs)—built into university-community partnerships—that apply principles of participatory action research (PAR) towards addressing community-defined challenges. In this paper, we advance PAR-based UREs ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Education for Environmental Sustainability Certificate

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

Environmental education focuses on the exploration of environmental issues, problem solving, critical thinking, and taking action to improve the environment. Furthermore, education for sustainability is a transformative process that prepares ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Engineering (BSE)

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The environmental engineering program provides undergraduate students with the background necessary to bridge the gap between understanding challenging societal problems in the air, water, land, and subsurface environments, and preventing ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Analysis & Policy Minor

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The environmental studies program provides an opportunity for the systematic investigation of the natural world and the interaction of humans with their own environment. Environmental issues and conflicts of this ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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CV Theis Groundwater Observatory

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The University of Cincinnati has completed the construction of the Great Miami Groundwater Observatory to continuously monitor water quality for over two million Ohio residents who rely on the Great ...


Environmental Literacy: A Lifelong Learning Approach

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

As higher education institutions endeavor to prepare students for the future, environmental literacy is increasingly important. In addition to educating students, universities play a significant role in engaging the broader ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Envisioning a Sustainable Future for the Cincinnati Museum Center and its District

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

During the Fall Quarter of 2010 fifty-five students of architecture, planning, and engineering participated in an effort led by the Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) to address sustainability issues within the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Roche Health Center: The Role of Partnerships in Humanitarian Design Projects

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

Since 2004, our local non-profit has had a mission to unite communities to promote Life, Health and Education. Most of the organization's work focuses on three remote and impoverished ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The End of Nature: Creating Sustainability Curriculum for Every Major

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

This session will begin with the presentation of the sustainability course developed for the University of Cincinnati as a collaboration between the University and design and consulting firm, emersion DESIGN ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Bachelor of Urban Planning

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Urban Planning program stresses planning as a problem-solving activity with special emphasis on the built and natural environment and on improving the quality of life. The goal of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Environmental Engineering and Science program has a distinguished history of educating future academic and industry leaders, preparing students for professional practice and advancing fundamental and applied environmental research. Through ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master of Community Planning

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Master of Community Planning (MCP) program is a two-year professional program that accommodates various geographic scales as well as different planning subjects related to planning and the design of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program focuses on pollution control, pollution prevention, and the correction of pollution impacts on natural and/or human environments. The program includes coursework in drinking water ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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A sense of power: an energy analysis of the University of Cincinnati's west campus

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

This study consists of an energy analysis of UC's west campus. The central component of this thesis examines the Aronoff Center, analyzing its design and function in relation to ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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The feasibility of implementing a farm-to-college program at the University of Cincinnati

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

Some of the major issues confronting environmental planners today are affected by the modern system of food production, distribution, and consumption. The major contributing factor to this relationship is movement ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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The Student Sustainability Summits

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Student Sustainability Summit (Summit) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) began in the spring of 2011. Its ever-evolving aim is to train the next generation of students to become ...