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The Best Worst Way to Pick a Sustainability Culture Instrument, and How to do Better Next Time

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Sustainability culture can't be measured using using meters or gauges, so community members and researchers need a different kind of instrument. The go-to instruments are surveys to support a ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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University of Northern Colorado Student Leadership for Environmental Action Fund (Student LEAF)

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Student LEAF is a student driven environmental action fund run by a committee of 7 students advised by one faculty and one facilities staff member.

The mission of Student LEAF ...


Building Sustainable Food Systems Programming and Community-University Partnerships: A Case Study of the UNC Student Farm

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Institutions of higher education with programs focused on sustainability are increasingly integrating curriculum and experiential learning opportunities related to agriculture and food systems. The Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENST) program ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Including spirituality in the curriculum without conflicting with established beliefs systems

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Industrially developed nations, especially the USA, are showing a renewed search for spirituality, which seems to be a reaction to a materialistic consumer lifestyle, characterized by high levels of individualism ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Creating and maintaining a Student Managed Action Fund

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

A growing way to create and build sustainability projects on campus is to create a student fund. These are often managed by students themselves, yet despite the enthusiasm and innovative ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Developing a Sustainability Degree with minimal resources

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

The University of Northern Colorado developed an Environmental Studies Minor program in 1970. In 2011 it launched an interdisciplinary Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program B.A degree. While it was ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Developing a sustainability focused campus against all odds

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Institutions of Higher education can be the most conservative of places in which to get sustainability established. While passion and enthusiasm abound throughout a campus, getting all the different stakeholders ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Enhancing the human dimensions aspect of Conservation Biology, Ecology and Sustainability

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

As human civilization moves into a time of environmental uncertainty regarding environmental and biological threats such as global climate change, species extinction, human population growth and other issues, it is ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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University of Northern Colorado Environmental Studies Club

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

In the 21st century, awareness and activism regarding environmental topics has become increasingly important. This is especially true on university campuses within the United States and worldwide where faculty and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental & Sustainability Studies BA

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

The B.A. in Environmental and Sustainability Studies is a holistic, interdisciplinary program, spanning a broad range of disciplines, reflecting the wide array of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to analyzing ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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10 kW Rooftop Array: McKee Hall

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

UNC has invested in a small 10kw solar array on top of McKee Hall. This was installed fall of 2008 and the cost was offset with an Xcel energy rebate ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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