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Enhancing Student Learning and Promoting Sustainability Through Experiential Learning

  • New York University (NY)
  • University of Dayton (OH)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

This session includes experiential learning programs in three academic institutions.The programs illustrate how higher education institutions can foster public-private-community partnerships to achieve the SDGs and inform approaches to SDG ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Ditch the Disposables

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

Ditch the Disposables is a WPI student-run campaign that was started in 2016 to reduce single-use plastic items at WPI. The project began with a reusable container program in the ...


Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

WPI’s interdisciplinary Environmental Engineering (EVE) program offers students an exciting opportunity to focus their technical capabilities on evolving science and engineering that affects human quality of life all over ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Engineering (MS)

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

WPI’s interdisciplinary Environmental Engineering (EVE) program offers students an exciting opportunity to focus their technical capabilities on evolving science and engineering that affects human quality of life all over ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Water Resources Certificate

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

The Water Resources graduate certificate program at WPI offers a comprehensive set of graduate-level courses in a specialized area of environmental engineering to enhance students knowledgebase and increase marketability in ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental & Sustainability Studies (BA)

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

The Environmental & Sustainability Studies program inspires students to be positive agents for change in the world and gives them the tools they need to be part of the solution ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental & Sustainability Studies Minor

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

The Environmental & Sustainability Studies program inspires students to be positive agents for change in the world and gives them the tools they need to be part of the solution ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Gompei's Gears: Implementing and Sustaining a Free Campus Bike-sharing Program

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

Even with hilly terrain and long winters, bicycling is popular in Worcester, Massachusetts, and in particular among the many college students. At WPI in 2014 a student group researched transportation ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Healthy Herd Team Facilitators

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

The Healthy Herd Wellness Group at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a staff-developed and managed program that goes well above and beyond a typical wellness initiative. The award-winning program incorporates nutrition ...


Worcester Polytechnic Institute Bike Share Program

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

In 2014 a student group researched transportation alternatives on campus and recommended a community bike share program. In 2015, another student group further developed the bike share option by conducting ...


STARS Express: How WPI Completed STARS in under 2.5 Months

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • GreenerU (MA)

This session will describe how Worcester Polytechnic Institute was able to complete a high quality STARS 2.0 submission in just two and a half months. With support from GreenerU ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Making Greener Labs Programs a Value Add

  • Brown University (RI)
  • GreenerU (MA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of California, Riverside (CA)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

Research and teaching laboratories have a special set of circumstances that impact sustainability intervention efforts. Labs are high-impact both in terms of resource use and in terms of student learning ...

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

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

The Environmental & Sustainability Studies (ESS) program at WPI is designed to focus on diverse aspects of environmental issues and provide hands-on education in the methods of scientific, social science ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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The Potential of Community-based Sustainability Projects for Deep Learning Initiatives

  • Clark University (MA)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

This paper provides and illustrates a generic framework for deep learning in a Sustainability-based course for higher education instruction. The use of Sustainability Consulting Projects is detailed with potential application ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Green Study for Greeks: The Determination of Environmental Sustainability within the Greek Community of WPI

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

Commissioned by the Greek Alumni Council (GAC) of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), the purpose of this project was to raise awareness within the Greek community of sustainability issues and ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Feasibility of Green Building at WPI

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

College campuses, with significant numbers of older facilities, have the opportunity to lead the green building movement while reaping economic, health, environmental, educational, and marketing benefits. This project assessed the ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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