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Foreign Languages and Sustainability: Addressing the Connections, Communities, and Comparisons Standards in Higher Education

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Queen's University (ON)

This article describes an interdisciplinary collaboration that combined the study of German language with instruction in environmental issues (sustainable development). The project, involving both an independent study and a classroom ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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How Academia Can Support Appalachian Coalfield Communities Transitioning Towards Sustainability

  • University of Hawaii Honolulu Community College (HI)
  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • Queen's University (ON)
  • Clearfork Community Institute (TN)

The Appalachian Transition Initiative (ATI) is a collaborative effort to develop a just, sustainable and desirable future in Central Appalachia. ATI is a partnership with over 40 different nonprofits, businesses ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Designing Sustainability Curricula to Foster a New and Diverse Generation of Leaders

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • Queen's University (ON)

Utilizing case studies of sustainability curricula at multiple universities, we will engage in a dialogue on how to educate a new generation of leaders on interdisciplinary sustainability thinking for a ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Appropedia and Sustainable Development for Improved Service Learning

  • Queen's University (ON)

By labeling this the "Decade of Education for Sustainable Development" (2005-2014), the United Nations, representing the global community, has emphasized both the urgent need to promote sustainable development and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Walking the Talk Together: Queen's University's Sustainability Collaboration Model

  • Queen's University (ON)

Sustainability and collaboration are among today's popular buzz words. However, rigid organizational lines, resource challenges, and a fast-paced environment severely constrain well-intended efforts. There is no shortage of great ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Queen's University (ON)

The mission for the Centre for Social Impact at Smith School of Business is to educate students and foster outreach and advocacy on issues of social impact. The Centre does ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Planning, Environment & Development (BSc)

  • Queen's University (ON)

Planning affects our everyday lives and is an exciting discipline to study at university. Society currently faces major challenges - attracting investment, creating jobs, protecting the environment, finding sustainable energy supplies ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Socially Responsible Leadership

  • Queen's University (ON)

Socially Responsible Leadership is a truly multidisciplinary topic whereby businesses are increasingly integrating social responsibility strategies into every functional domain. While the Bachelor of Commerce Program offers many courses that ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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20 kW Rooftop Array: Goodwin Hall

  • Queen's University (ON)

A 20 kilowatt solar array was placed on Goodwin Hall, in June of 2002. It was constructed as a learning, teaching, and research tool for Applied Science students, and it ...

  • Posted Sept. 23, 2011
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