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Aligning Equity, Engagement, and Social Innovation in Anchor Initiatives

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Drawing on cultural studies and the practice of engaged learning and scholarship, this paper proposes a cultural approach to institutional transformation, which we argue necessarily follows anchor partnerships. The authors ...

  • Posted April 30, 2019
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Education for Social Justice

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Online Flexibility with Real-World Impact

Offered by the Department of Learning and Teaching. Ph.D. graduates of this program emerge with a rich understanding and experience of how to use ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Peace and Global Education Graduate Certificate

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The Peace and Global Education Certificate is aimed at teaching the attitudes and skills necessary for peacemaking, replacing conflict with agreements based on mutually beneficial outcomes, and peace building, developing ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Enterprise Concentration (MBA)

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Along with the rigorous foundation of the MBA curriculum, the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Enterprise Concentration prepares students to strive to achieve success in the triple bottom line: economic ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Peace and Justice Studies (MA)

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The Master of Arts in Peace and Justice program prepares students from diverse backgrounds for careers ranging from conflict resolution and mediation to human rights, social entrepreneurship to education, development ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Peace Building and Social Innovation Minor

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Under the Peace Building and Social Innovation Minor, students can expand their career goals by gaining the insights and know-how needed to develop innovative solutions to today's social problems ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Environmental and Ocean Studies (BS)

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The student learning outcomes of the Environmental and Ocean Studies Degree include:

Fundamental principles in environmental studies, including (a) principles of natural sciences (ecology, earth sciences), social sciences (policy, economics ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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AASHE Award Winner Series - Composting, Recycling and Turning Trash Into Cash

  • Austin Community College (TX)
  • University of San Diego (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Andy Kim, Director, Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability and Darien Clary, Sustainability Coordinator, Austin Community College District (Winner of AASHE 2014 Best Case Study from an Associate College with 5,000 ...

  • Posted March 12, 2018
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A New Way to Turn Trash Into Cash - The University of San Diego Electronics Recycling Center

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The University of San Diego Electronics Recycling Center (USD ERC) will present updates on successes and challenges in the 5+ years of operating a sustainable business enterprise. This highly transferable ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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A Unique Partnership With Our Utility Company

  • University of San Diego (CA)

In 2009, the University of San Diego (USD) applied to become part of the Local Governments Partnerships in San Diego through San Diego Gas and Electric. The request was approved ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Webinar on Civil Discourse and Civic Engagement in Student and Academic Affairs with Planet Education

  • Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) (PA)
  • Stockton University (NJ)
  • Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (OH)
  • NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation (OR)
  • ACPA - College Student Educators International (DC)
  • University of San Diego (CA)

This webinar focuses on empowering students, staff, faculty, and communities through planet education. Speakers will describe national initiatives to engage students and the community in clean energy options, climate destabilization ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2016
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A Conversation About Meaningful Metrics and Developing Credibility Within the University

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The intention of this session is to have a discussion about how to develop metrics for sustainability that a variety of campus constituents will understand and value within your institution ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A New Way to Turn Trash Into Cash - The University of San Diego Electronics Recycling Center

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Winner of the 2014 Best Case Study from a Four-Year or Graduate Institution with 10,000 or Fewer Full-Time Students, the University of San Diego Electronics Recycling Center (USD ERC ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Turning Trash into Cash: The USD Electronics Recycling Center

  • University of San Diego (CA)

As technology continues to advance, consumers continue to buy new electronics, but where can they properly dispose older electronics? The University of San Diego Electronics Recycling Center serves as a ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Turning Trash into Cash: The USD E-Waste Collection Center

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Electronic waste is the largest growing municipal waste stream in the United States. As technology continues to advance, consumers continue to buy new electronics, but where can they properly dispose ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Developing Large Scale Solar on Campus: Lessons Learned

  • University of San Diego (CA)
  • AMSOLAR International (CA)

The University of San Diego entered into a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement in 2010 with AMSOLAR, a solar development company focused on the education sector. The project was completed in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Powerful Partnerships: Working with Your Local Utility to Promote and Fund Energy Efficiency Initiatives

  • University of San Diego (CA)

During a time of budget cuts and resource constraints, colleges now more than ever need to work smarter to lower costs, and to meet their energy efficiency and sustainability goals ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Creating a Socially Responsible Revenue Stream for Sustainability: The (Your University Name Here) E-Waste Collection Center

  • University of San Diego (CA)

How many old cell phones do you have stuffed in drawers in your kitchen? Has your old laptop been collecting dust under your couch since you bought your new MacBook ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Certified Paper: An Integral Part of Sustainable Practices on Campus

  • University of San Diego (CA)
  • Domtar Corporation (SC)

Forest certification was launched over a decade ago to help protect forests from destructive logging practices and demonstrate to consumers that a wood or paper product comes from forests managed ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Environmental and Ocean Sciences (BA)

  • University of San Diego (CA)

The environmental and ocean sciences major, offered by the Department of Environmental and Ocean Sciences, is intended for students interested in the natural world, with three distinct pathways that focus ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Turning Trash Into Cash- Sustainable Social Entrepreneurship

  • University of San Diego (CA)

In April 2011, the University of San Diego (USD) opened the Electronics Recycling Center (ERC), San Diego's first full-time e-waste collection facility for the public, with the intention of ...

  • Posted April 12, 2014
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1.2 MW Rooftop and Canopy Arrays (11 sites)

  • University of San Diego (CA)
  • AMSOLAR International (CA)

In November 2010, USD installed 5,000 solar PV panels across 11 campus buildings that generate 1.23 megawatts of energy. Holistically, the project can provide up to 15 percent ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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