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Sustainability, Equity and Justice Fund (Formerly Sustainability Action Fund)

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The Sustainability, Equity and Justice Fund Grant Program promotes student development opportunities through the implementation and support of sustainable environmental, social, human health and economic practices at Western Washington University ...


Sustaining our Communities Through Care and Action

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Sustainability is becoming more expansive; ideas about social and economic justice and human health are becoming integrated into the environmental field. But is this holistic ideal replicated in the way ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Incorporating Environmental Justice Into Peer Mentor Programs

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Many of us have been grappling with the question of how to intentionally incorporate environmental justice into higher education sustainability work. This session will identify key areas where a holistic ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Transformative Change, the SDGs, and the Future of Sustainability in Higher Education

  • Middlebury College (VT)
  • Western Washington University (WA)
  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Mary Ann Liebert Publishing (NY)

This session uses a panel discussion format to explore transformative change, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the future of sustainability in higher education by drawing on the wisdom ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Program Development at the Outback: Exploring Place-Based, Experiential Education through a Campus Farm

  • Western Washington University (WA)

A unique component of place-based, design-focused, experiential education has been facilitating students as they explore a wide range of their own capabilities. Cataloging botanical names, handling tools and exploring novel ...

  • Posted April 11, 2018
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Preparing Sustainability-Literate Teachers

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Background/Context: This article explores sustainability as an emerging paradigm for preservice preparation of teachers. Sustainability education, which is rooted in Deweyan ideas about the fundamental social purposes of schooling ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2018
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Supporting Students' Sustainability Learning and Emotional Resilience with Reflection and Contemplation

  • Peninsula College (WA)
  • Evergreen State College, The (WA)
  • Western Washington University (WA)

How do we foster the cognitive complexity, ethical development, and personal resolve required for this 'sustainability century?' Tackling complex, systemic problems requires nuanced interdisciplinary understandings and the ability to engage ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Earth Day Festival and Speaker Series Album continued...

  • Western Washington University (WA)

More photos from WWU's Earth Day Festival and Speaker Series

  • Posted April 28, 2017
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Earth Day Festival and Speaker Series!

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The AS Environmental Center hosted it's annual Earth Day Festival and Speaker Series on Friday and Saturday April 21st and 22nd. The Friday event was a tabling event in ...

  • Posted April 27, 2017
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The Greening of the Language Arts: Considering Sustainability Outside of the Science Classroom

  • Western Washington University (WA)

If the concept of sustainability is studied at all in middle or high school, chances are that study is taking place in the science classroom. After all, the topic of ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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Green Certifications: Tailor to Your College

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • Western Washington University (WA)

Changing behavior and engaging diverse audiences are important and challenging aspects of implementing successful sustainability programs in higher education. These programs are easily tailored to engage multiple and varied campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Low-cost, High Impact Engagement & Energy Conservation Campaigns

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Every campus has diverse, overlapping populations, with vastly different habits and backgrounds. Sustainability professionals and student coordinators are challenged to engage, educate and support behavior change, often with a limited ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Fostering Social Change through Action and Recognition Programs

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Sustainability is often approached from economic and environmental viewpoints which, while exceptionally valid, can be restrictive when approaching a project with limited quantitative data. Through the Residents’ Resource Awareness Program ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability across the Curriculum: Promising Strategies

  • Evergreen State College, The (WA)
  • Skagit Valley College (WA)
  • University of Puget Sound (WA)
  • Whatcom Community College (WA)
  • Western Washington University (WA)

If sustainability perspectives and practices are to become part of college graduates’ thinking, they must start appearing "across the curriculum" in ways that are not only meaningful for students; sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Green Energy Fee Grant Program: Making campus more sustainable - one project at a time

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The Green Energy Fee Grant Program is a Western Washington University grant program that enables the campus community to apply for funding to implement sustainable initiatives on campus. The Green ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Campus Sustainability Planning Studio

  • Western Washington University (WA)

This session will cover the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio (CSPS), a hands-on, problem-based learning class that has been taught at Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment since ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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User Participation Saves Cost in Green Building Operations

  • Western Washington University (WA)

This session explores how users have become participants in reducing energy/operational costs at Western Washington University's new state-of-the-art 120,000gsf Academic Instructional Center (AIC), one of the largest ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integration of Sustainability Education into Pre-service Teacher Preparation

  • Western Washington University (WA)

In Washington state, beginning Fall, 2009, all new teacher candidates will need to provide student-based and teacher-based evidence demonstrating they are able to prepare effective citizens for an environmentally sustainable ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Problem-Based Learning for Campus Sustainability: Design and Implementation of Western Washington University's Campus Sustainability Assessment

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Campus sustainability assessments using a problem-based learning pedagogy pose a unique opportunity for sustainability education for both higher education institutions and students. Student research teams at Western Washington University were ...

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

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The Environmental Science major will acquire the scientific and problem solving skills needed to conserve and restore the natural environment. Students of Environmental Science will go directly into an environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MEd in Environmental Education

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The central goal of the Master of Education in Environmental Education program is to develop leaders in environmental education. One option, the residency, emphasizes the non-profit sector of the field ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Science

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The objective of the MS in Environmental Science is to integrate chemical, physical, biological, and other specialized knowledge in order to understand, predict, and/or manage environmental responses brought about ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Sustainable Design

  • Western Washington University (WA)

Huxley College of the Environment and the Engineering Technology Department jointly offer a minor in Sustainable Design. Design is the process of conceptualizing, representing, and creating projects, processes, or products ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Going Beyond Green: Integrating Sustainability into the Marketing Curriculum

  • California State University, Sacramento (CA)
  • Western Washington University (WA)

Teaching sustainable marketing practices requires that curricula advocate a “triple bottom line” approach to personal and marketing decision making, emphasizing requirements for a sustainable lifestyle, company, economy, and society. These ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Benefits of Campus Transit Pass: Study of Students' Willingness to Pay for Proposed Mandatory Transit Pass Programs

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The problem of estimating the expected net benefits of an unlimited-access campus transit pass, which would also fund an increase in critically needed services, is an example of the problem ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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6 kW Rooftop Array: Environmental Studies Building

  • Western Washington University (WA)

A student-funded solar array was installed atop the Environmental Studies Building at Western Washington University. The $167,500 project, funded by the student Green Energy Fee and proposed by a ...

  • Posted July 3, 2012
  • Green Power Projects
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Viking Union

  • Western Washington University (WA)

A 2 kWh array at Viking Union Array, visible from the PAC Plaza. This array was donated by the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, and WWU Facilities Management. A kiosk inside the ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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