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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Justice

  • University of Kansas (KS)

Environmental justice emerged from an increased awareness of the disproportionately high impacts of environmental change and degradation on economically and politically disadvantaged communities. It addresses issues such as social, economic ...

  • Posted July 11, 2019
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Revolving Green Loan Fund

  • University of Kansas (KS)

The Revolving Green Loan Fund (RGLF) promotes sustainability at the University of Kansas by funding projects that are both environmentally and economically responsible, and that promote sustainable design, renewable energy ...


Environmental Improvement: Recycling Fee

  • University of Kansas (KS)

A Recycling Fee of $5.60 in Fall and Spring and $2.80 in summer is applied to every student.


Renewable Energy and Sustainability Fee

  • University of Kansas (KS)

A Renewable Energy & Sustainability Fee of 25 cents in Fall and Spring and 15 cents in summer is applied to every student.


Experiential Sustainability Certificates - Connecting the Classroom to the Real World

  • Duke University (NC)
  • University of Kansas (KS)

The 'living lab' concept is not new in the higher ed. sustainability world. However, developing robust programs that allow students, across disciplines, to study these complex issues while linking curricular ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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10 kW Rooftop Array: Measurement, Materials & Sustainable Environment Center

  • University of Kansas (KS)

Powerful research defines KU. And now it’s spelled out — in solar panels — on one of the newest buildings in KU’s engineering complex. Westar Energy recently awarded the university ...

  • Posted Oct. 18, 2016
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Implementing Campus Sustainability in an Age of Transparency

  • University of Kansas (KS)
  • Staples Business Advantage (MA)
  • Prairie Paper Ventures Inc. (BC)

We’re in the age of information and accessibility, making it easy for the education community to find information quickly and easily. This has led to increased awareness regarding university ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Koch Campus: Compromising Academic Freedom

  • University of Kansas (KS)

Academic freedom in higher education ensures the ability to freely seek and disseminate the truth. Yet, as our universities become increasingly dependent on private funding, "academic freedom" is marginalized and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Rock Chalk Recycle: Athletics Recycling at The University of Kansas

  • University of Kansas (KS)

In 2013, the University of Kansas (KU) Recycling Program Launched the Rock Chalk Recycle initiative. Rock Chalk Recycle is a partnership between KU Recycling and KU Athletics that set out ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Rock Chalk Recycle: From 0-Zero

  • University of Kansas (KS)

What is the first thing you think of when I say, "The University of Kansas?" Perhaps it’s the invention of basketball, the four national championships, or the 10 straight ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Lights Out!: Training Building Occupants to Change Energy-Consuming Behaviors

  • University of Kansas (KS)
  • Energy Solutions Professionals, LLC (KS)

Lights Out! was a 3-month friendly competition at the University of Kansas that pitted faculty and staff in three buildings against one another in an effort to see who could ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • University of Kansas (KS)

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Kansas, established in 1971, is one of the oldest environmental studies programs in the country. It is an interdisciplinary program, with faculty ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental & Natural Resources Law Certificate

  • University of Kansas (KS)

Students must notify the associate dean for academic affairs before the end of their first full academic year of their intention to satisfy the certificate requirements. In addition to all ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master of Urban Planning

  • University of Kansas (KS)

The MUP is the normal academic qualification for planning and planning-related positions. A good undergraduate education in almost any discipline is acceptable preparation. Undergraduate preparation in the social sciences, the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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The Potter Lake Project

  • University of Kansas (KS)

The following report details problems of neglect and eutrophication of a prominent campus lake at the University of Kansas (KU), and proposes sustainable and cost-effective solutions. The reported was generated ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Center for Design Research

  • University of Kansas (KS)

The Center for Design Research, located on the site of the former historic Chamney Dairy Farm in Lawrence, Kansas, is a response to the emerging culture and support of sustainability ...

  • Posted July 27, 2012
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Galileo's Pavilion

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)
  • University of Kansas (KS)

The goals of the Johnson County Community College Center for Sustainability, combined with the need for additional classrooms at the ever-expanding college, led to a unique opportunity to create inspired ...

  • Posted July 27, 2012
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