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Project Management for Sustainability Offices to Keep Moving Forward

  • University of Florida (FL)
  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

Whether you're a single-person operation, have a team of staff members, or have a group of fantastic student volunteers or interns, we are all facing more requests for our ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Teaching Sustainability Practice through Service Learning: A Case Study of Reducing Food Waste

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)
  • University of Wyoming (WY)

This case report details the collaboration and integration of three distinct courses using a service-learning approach for a grant-based environmental project at the University of Southern Maine (USM). The focus ...

  • Posted April 8, 2021
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University teaching staff and sustainable development: an assessment of competences

  • University of Beira Interior
  • University of Passo Fundo
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • University of Southern Maine (ME)
  • University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz
  • University of Aveiro
  • Universidade federal de Santa Maria
  • University of Belgrade
  • University of Malta (Northern Harbor District)
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Teaching about matters related to sustainable development requires not only a personal motivation from educators, but also a variety of competences. This paper reports on a multi-country study, which aimed ...


Leadership of Heart and Mind: Examining the Mind and Skill Sets of Student Sustainability Leadership

  • University of New England (ME)
  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

The purpose of this comparative case study was to deepen the understanding of post-secondary student sustainability leaders’ motivations and identify the skills they have employed in order to inform the ...

  • Posted April 29, 2019
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Wrestling With the Invisibility Cloak: Catalyzing Student Action and Creating Office Recognition

  • Amherst College (MA)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • Smith College (MA)
  • University of Southern Maine (ME)
  • Villanova University (PA)

As sustainability officer's we often lead from behind, supporting students as a silent or invisible partner. This enables them to bring awareness to issues and take ownership over the ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Instilling Professional Development Into Eco-Reps Programs

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

This presentation will present key areas where you can grow professional development within your Eco-reps program, drawing on experience at four institutions of higher education. We will cover why it ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainable Development

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

The Certificate requires students to complete four courses, mainly from the Policy, Planning, and Management (PPM) department of the Graduate program at USM, in order to attain the certificate either ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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Fostering STEM literacy through a tabletop wind turbine environmental science laboratory activity

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

Increasingly, national education policy is focusing on improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) literacy by using energy as a subject matter. In particular, The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS ...


Environmental Planning/Policy (BA)

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

The Department of Environmental Science and Policy offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Environmental Planning and Policy. The combination of these two disciplines recognizes the inherent interconnection ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master in Policy, Planning, & Management

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

The MPPM prepares students for leadership roles in government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector by developing a strong, multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge in the fields of policy ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MBA in Business Administration, Sustainability Concentration

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

Sustainability in business acknowledges the value of managing financial, environmental, and social performance to achieve resiliency and provide long term returns to investors. Students select from a variety of courses ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Environmental Sustainability

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

There is growing recognition that human society must strive to live more sustainably given Earth's finite resources. To accomplish this task, many disciplines will be needed to achieve. To ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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