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Student Green Fund

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The Green Fund is a student-run committee funded through students’ segregated fees to implement sustainability projects for campus. Approximately $60,000 are available this year for student projects that promote ...


Environmental Studies Major

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

This program gives students a broad interdisciplinary liberal arts education in environmental issues that students combine with specialized study that fits their interests and goals. The program stresses engagement, with ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Innovations in building renewable biomass energy infrastructure for effective operational and academic performance

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been increasingly expanding its renewable energy infrastructure on campus during the past decade. The university's renewable energy portfolio now includes geothermal, solar thermal ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability in Gen Ed After 1 Year: Assessment and Challenges

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

In Fall 2013, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh initiated a new general education program called the University Studies Program (USP) that incorporated sustainability as one of its three “signature questions ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Feed The Beast: Organic Waste Collection in a Campus Food Court

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

To gauge the feasibility of organic waste separation in a public setting, we studied the effect of introducing new waste receptacles into a student union food court. The public education ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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From Faculty Colleges to General Education: Sustainability in the Curriculum at UW Oshkosh

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is a comprehensive, master's-level public university that has made great strides in infusing sustainability into the curriculum over the past 5 years. Our campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Launching Green Office and Green Event Certification

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

Certification programs that encourage best practices for sustainable actions were developed for campus organizations as a means of educating and recognizing staff and students. It was also viewed as an ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Community Partnerships for a University-based Renewable Energy Biodigester

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The university is operating the first commercial-scale dry anaerobic biodigester in the western hemisphere. The facility will provide the equivalent of up to 10% of campus electricity and heat, and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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State-funded, but not a Flagship: Is Sustainability Possible?

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

Sustainability has become a key initiative at many campuses nationwide, as evidenced by the number of campuses enrolled in reporting systems like AASHE STARS or evaluated on lists such as ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Planning and Integrating Sustainability at Universities

  • DePaul University (IL)
  • Duquesne University (PA)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

Sustainability faculty from DePaul University (lead), U of Wisconsin, and the Illinois Institute of Technology business school will discuss how sustainability is being integrated into community outreach, curriculum, and governance ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Financing Renewable Energy Installations on University and College Campuses

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (CT)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

When you evaluate the plans filed with ACUPCC for achieving Zero-Carbon by 2050, virtually every plan dependents on the installation and operation of on-site renewable energy. With today's difficult ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Building Climate Action Plans from Existing Plans, Targets and Laws

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh submitted its first Climate Action Plan (CAP) to ACUPCC in 2009. The Director of Sustainability (author) was asked to develop the CAP in approximately one ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Regional Sustainability Index

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

ABSTRACT: The Regional Sustainability Index

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor in the economic development of regions in many states. However, there is not a tool available to assist ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Conducting a Waste Audit at a Large Urban Campus

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

In spring 2010, a comprehensive waste audit was conducted at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh by the students in Environmental Studies 390: Topics of Campus Sustainability. In order to fully ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Estimating Commuter Behaviors and Impacts from University Parking Records

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is drafting a campus-wide Transportation plan, and needs improved estimates of commuter activities for greenhouse gas emission inventories. UWO is located in downtown Oshkosh, WI ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Safety and Sustainability through Student-Contracted Mass Transit

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

In 2008, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student governance body, the Oshkosh Student Association (OSA), created a contracted mass transit service. "Titan Transit" extended the current city service from 6pm ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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From Creating a Carbon Footprint Baseline to Achieving Climate Neutrality: A Structured Approach to Meeting your ACUPCC Goals

  • Johnson Controls, Inc (WI)
  • City of Saint Anthony Village (MN)
  • Seattle University (WA)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (OK)

Panelists will discuss how their ACUPCC activities have been couched within a broader master planning context, an energy management program context, and a dedicated process focused on meeting the terms ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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MS in Sustainable Management

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (WI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (WI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (WI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (WI)

Students who graduate with a Master of Science in Sustainable Management can expect to have a strong foundation for leading change in their current organizations or building new careers that ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Biogas systems with anaerobic digestion for sustainability education and and research renewable energy production

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Biogas program consists of three anaerobic digestion facilities that divert organic wastes from landfills, destroy methane gas, generate electrical and thermal energy, and produce quality ...

  • Posted June 19, 2015
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3 kW Canopy Array: Tennis Courts Walkway

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

A photovoltaic array has been installed on a popular walkway adjacent to the campus tennis courts. The 2.9-kilowatt system slowly adjusts position to track the sun as it moves ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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