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Earth Science Education (BA/MA)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The five-year IB/M program is a rigorous, well-planned program designed to provide students an optimum combination of experiences in which they can build content area knowledge, knowledge of teaching ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Animal Science (BS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This major provides six areas of interest leading to the B.S. degree: Pre-professional (veterinary medicine or graduate training), Biotechnology, Business/Service, Equine Science, Food Science and Production Management.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems major, with concentrations in Environmental Horticulture, Sustainable Agriculture, and Turfgrass Science, focuses on the science and practices associated with sustainable plant production and/or ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Contaminated Site Remediation Graduate Certificate

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

As ecological concerns increase, environmental engineering approaches are becoming more in demand and more complex. A certificate program in Contaminated Site Remediation can ultimately lead to a Master of Engineering ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The GIS certificate program at University of Connecticut offers a focused set of four 3-credit graduate-level courses that concentrate on the science behind the development and use of geospatial technologies ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Race Ethnicity Politics Graduate Certificate

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

UConn master’s or PhD students studying fields, including, social science, social work, law, history, or public policy will find this face-to-face Storrs Campus-based certificate an excellent opportunity to build ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Natural Resources: Land, Water, and Air (PhD)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment offers two graduate degrees in Natural Resources: Land, Water, and Air, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Science (M.S ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Natural Resources: Land, Water, and Air (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment offers two graduate degrees in Natural Resources: Land, Water, and Air, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Science (M.S ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Oceanography (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in Oceanography offer a unique opportunity to apply an interdisciplinary approach to the physics, chemistry, geology, and biology of marine systems on ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Oceanography (PhD)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in Oceanography offer a unique opportunity to apply an interdisciplinary approach to the physics, chemistry, geology, and biology of marine systems on ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Applied & Resource Economics (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The M.S. degree program seeks to provide a foundation in economic theory, quantitative analysis, and knowledge in a particular area of agricultural and resource economics. For some students, the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Biodiversity and Conservation Biology (BS/MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Students enrolling in this program as undergraduates earn a joint B.S.-M.S. degree through an integrated 5-year curriculum. Students who already hold a Bachelor of Science degree can ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Energy and Environmental Management (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Master of Energy and Environmental Management (MEEM) is a revolutionary online graduate program that empowers you with the knowledge to produce immediate social benefits through direct real-world action. UConn ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

UConn offers Master’s and Doctoral degrees with strong emphasis on research in conjunction with a faculty member. Research opportunities vary from biotechnology and ornamental plant improvement to pest and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PhD

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

UConn offers Master’s and Doctoral degrees with strong emphasis on research in conjunction with a faculty member. Research opportunities vary from biotechnology and ornamental plant improvement to pest and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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University of Connecticut Dining Services

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Photos from UConn dining sustainability initiatives.


Environmental Justice Toolkit - University of Connecticut

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This Environmental Justice toolkit was created by students of the United Nations Association University of Connecticut Chapter. The resource provides the definition and history of environmental justice, as well as ...


The Connected Classroom of the Future

  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of Connecticut (CT)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Legrand North America, LLC (CA)

Today’s higher education campuses are expected to prepare students for success in an increasingly connected world. Students, lecturers, and staff are seeking dynamic classroom experiences and new spaces to ...

  • Posted Oct. 8, 2020
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Creating a Digital Environmental Justice Toolkit

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

With the help of University of Connecticut (UConn) students, staff and faculty members, and local and national rights-based organizations, I created an environmental justice toolkit. This novel toolkit addresses what ...


EcoCoin Program as an Effective Alternative to Banning Plastic Bags

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

On a small scale, localized bans and ordinances against single use plastic bags present many challenges: How will it impact local businesses' bottom line? Will customers go elsewhere? Who enforces ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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The State of Sustainability in Higher Ed: Managing to Make a Difference

  • Smith College (MA)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Managing a college or university sustainability program is a tough job under normal circumstances. But in the current era of political divisiveness and ideological extremes, sustainability issues and goals can ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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UConn Earth Day Spring Fling

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

50 sustainability-themed vendors and a zero-waste barbeque filled Fairfield Way on Tuesday, April 16th for the annual UConn Earth Day Spring Fling. The zero-waste barbeque, hosted by dining services, featured ...

  • Posted April 29, 2019
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Campus Sustainability Fund

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Campus Sustainability Fund supports programs and initiatives that raise environmental awareness and develop conservation-minded students. Through demonstration projects like green roofs, renewable energy and biofuels, recycling and composting enhancements ...


Natural Resources (BS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This major, offered by the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, prepares students for careers related to the management of natural resources. Students develop skills in applying modern technology ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Marine Sciences (BS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Marine Sciences major at the University of Connecticut provides students the opportunity to study the biological, chemical, geological and physical environment of the oceans. This field-intensive program focuses on ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (BA/BS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Students majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology may opt for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or Bachelor of Science degree.

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Applied and Resource Economics (BA)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This major in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics applies analytical and decision-making skills to problems of production and distribution of food products, and the management of natural resources ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Agriculture and Natural Resources (BS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Agriculture and Natural Resources major is an interdisciplinary major designed for students who want broad training in agricultural, environmental, and/or health sciences, with content that does not readily ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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UConn ECOCoin Program

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

In 2017, the University of Connecticut bookstore rolled out its ECOCoin initiative, through which customers are given an ECOCoin each time they forfeit a plastic bag at the register. The ...


Making Your Campus A Bee Campus USA Affiliate

  • University of North Carolina, Asheville (NC)
  • University of Connecticut (CT)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus (OR)
  • Bee City USA (NC)

While pollinators are imperative for the reproduction of 90% of the world’s wild plant species and three-quarters of crops, announcements of their national and global staggering declines seem relentless ...

  • Posted June 21, 2018
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UConn Earth Day Spring Fling

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Earth Day Spring Fling is UConn’s largest annual environmental awareness event and celebration. This year’s event took place on April 18th from 11am-2pm on Fairfield Way, the heart ...

  • Posted April 23, 2018
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Agricultural & Resource Economics (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Department takes particular pride in its research program and recognizes that research permits graduate students to demonstrate their creative ability and to attain academic maturity. Students usually begin thinking ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Food Crop Production

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This minor provides an overview of issues related to sustainable food crop production within the context of environmental stewardship.

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Research in the department covers a wide range of fields, including behavioral ecology of vertebrates and invertebrates, systematics and evolution of plants and animals, population and community ecology, functional morphology ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Wildlife Conservation Minor

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This minor provides students with a basic understanding of wildlife resources management. Students will be required to complete at least 18 credits that include a common core for all students ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Sciences (BS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The major in Environmental Science is based in the physical and biological sciences, but also includes course work in selected areas of the social sciences. The major leads to a ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Environmental Studies major is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives needed to understand the interactions between human society and the environment. Understanding ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Environmental Studies is broadly concerned with the interaction between humans and the environment. The Environmental Studies Minor is a coherent 16-credit interdisciplinary (humanities, social sciences, and sciences) program to enable ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Environmental Planning & Management Graduate Certificate

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Offered as an online program and able to be completed in 12-16 months. The program is designed for: i) Professionals in the natural resources and sustainable environmental fields looking to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Economics & Policy Minor

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The minor will provide interested students with an overview of key concepts and methods used by economists to analyze problems associated with human use and misuse of natural resources and ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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A Classroom of 'Cultural Creatives'?: A Values-Based Approach to Teaching About Sustainable Societies

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

In their book The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People are Changing the World authors Paul H. Ray and Sherry Ruth Anderson present their research on the on-going values shift ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Breaking Through the "Green Ceiling": Sustainability as a Path to Executive Leadership

  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • University of Connecticut (CT)
  • National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO) (DC)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Korn Ferry International (PA)

One way to measure the value of sustainability in higher education is to determine whether any of our more experienced and successful members have climbed the ladder and been promoted ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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UConn Open Educational Resources

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The OER initiative at University of Connecticut has affected several thousand students through the adoption of open textbooks and course redesigns to increase affordability. In September 2016, the Provost provided ...


Student Engagement and Learning at the UN Climate COPs

  • Amherst College (MA)
  • Dickinson College (PA)
  • Macalester College (MN)
  • Texas Southern University (TX)
  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Youth have had a growing presence in recent years at the annual Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. This includes numerous US colleges ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Engaging at Home and Abroad Through COPs: Higher Education Leadership on Climate Change

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Higher education has the unique opportunity to act as a leader and generator of positive climate action both domestically and abroad. Through research, interdisciplinary educational programs, experiential learning opportunities, at ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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From Student Farm to Rural Semester: The Evolution of An Idea

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This proposal will explore the evolution of an idea from its initial inception to create an off-campus student farm, to its initial form, to its current practice (UCONN Spring Valley ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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UConn Reserach Gathers Critical Information Needed in Fight to Save Wildlife

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

An international group of top biologists led by UConn ecologist Mark Urban is calling for a coordinated effort to gather important species information that is urgently needed to improve predictions ...

  • Posted Sept. 14, 2016
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Stop the Drop! Sign

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Stop the Drop! signs encourage students to report leaks immediately and are intended to be placed near sinks and showers as well as in laundry rooms.

  • Posted Aug. 25, 2016
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UConn Earth Day Spring Fling & Arbor Day

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Students gather on Fairfield Way for UConn’s annual Earth Day Spring Fling.


Designing for Scalability: How to take campus solutions to scale for maximum impact around the globe

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Campus sustainability has the unique potential to bring new knowledge and innovative solutions to bear on the world's greatest climate challenges. Campuses serve as ideal incubators – test beds – for ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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