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MCURC: Universities Scaling Up Sustainability Together

  • The Culinary Institute of America (NY)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

The Menus of Change University Research Collaborative (MCURC) is a working group of scholars and campus dining leaders from colleges and universities interested in accelerating efforts to move American consumers ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2019
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Let’s Take the Climate Back

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Interface Global (GA)

According to research conducted by Interface and Net Impact, 95% of climate experts believe that it is possible to reverse global warming and 91% of young leaders agree. The reason ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2019
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Evaluating a collaborative governance regime in renewable energy: Wind power and the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo)

  • Baldwin Wallace University (OH)

Abstract The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) illustrates the leverage that the collaborative governance regime (CGR) brings to start-up renewable energy ventures. Called Icebreaker, the effort to build the ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2019
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Sustainability Education Curriculum Mapping and Assessment Planning

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)
  • AASHE (PA)

The interdisciplinary field of sustainability programs is trending at many institutions. Assessments of programs is part of that reality to be in compliance with the Higher Learning Commissions and the ...

  • Posted Nov. 7, 2019
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Sustainable tea and tea bags

  • Ohio University (OH)

Ohio University's Office of Sustainability partnered with Ohio University's Environmental Affairs Commission on student senate to host a sustainable tea and tea bag event. This event used loose ...


Sustainability Month at Stanislaus State

  • California State University, Stanislaus (CA)

Sustainability Month activities during Warrior Wednesdays in the quad!


Towson University Campus Sustainability Week

  • Towson University (MD)

Towson University Campus Sustianability Week contained fun and educational experiences for our students. We had tabling events for composting at home, being more sustainable with our water consumption, pollinator garden ...


2012 Sustainability Reporting of the Top U.S. Universities

  • Claremont McKenna College (CA)

This report is an analysis of the web-based reporting of sustainability topics covered by the 124 American national universities most highly-ranked in 2011 by U.S. News and World Report ...


Learning for a Change: Exploring the Relationship Between Education and Sustainable Development

  • University of Bath
  • South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition

Whether we view sustainable development as our greatest challenge or a subversive litany, every phase of education is now being urged to declare its support for education for sustainable development ...


The action competence approach and the ‘new’ discourses of education for sustainable development, competence and quality criteria

  • University College South Denmark

Action competence has been a key concept in educational circles in Denmark since the 1980s. This paper explores the relationship between the action competence approach and recent discourses of education ...


Business ethics, CSR, sustainability and the MBA

  • University of Ulster

The issues of business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability have come to attract increasing attention in management education in recent years, at least from the perspective of potential employers ...


Renewable energy education: A global status review

  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Strömstad Academy

Need for renewable energy education and training at all levels is globally recognized. During the last three decades a large number of countries across the globe have initiated academic programmes ...


Universities as Potential Actors for Sustainable Development

  • Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Universities can contribute to the solutions of major challenges of the 21st century such as increasing environmental and socio-economic crises, inequalities of income and wealth and political instabilities by integrating ...


Quality Disclosure in Sustainability Reporting: Evidence From Universities

  • Università degli Studi di Firenze - UniFI (Italy)
  • Università Telematica Internazionale Uninettuno

Attention towards sustainability reporting is very high with reference to higher education. The paper aims to assess the maturity level of sustainability reporting and to measure its quality by evaluating ...


Ecological Efficiency of High Education—Ecological Footprint of University Campus

  • Shenyang University

The principles of the componential method for ecological footprint calculation are introduced and its mathematical model formulated. The method is then applied to case studies of university campuses to investigate ...


True Green and Sustainable University Campuses? Toward a Clusters Approach

  • Gran Sasso Science Institute

Campus greening is often the first step universities take towards sustainability. However, the diffusion of sustainability reporting methodologies and rankings is still at an early stage, and is biased in ...


Sustainability reporting at German and Austrian universities

  • Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

This paper advances the development of a ‘universal’ reporting framework for higher education. It is the first paper that reviews the current state of sustainability reporting in German and Austrian ...


The Application of Ecological Footprint Analysis to Distance Learning University Contexts: A Case Study of the College of Education, University of South Africa

  • University of South Africa

The Ecological Footprint (EF) analysis can be considered as an indicator for assessing the environmental impact of universities, since it indicates flow of natural resources consumption and waste generation caused ...


Sustainability Curriculum in UK University Sustainability Reports

  • Oxford Brookes University

One of the major barriers to incorporating sustainability in the higher education (HE) curriculum is its absence from the university sustainability strategy, the annual reflection of which is the annual ...


Indicator-Based Analysis of the Process Towards a University in Sustainable Development: A Case Study of the University of Tübingen

  • Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

In order to contribute to sustainable development (SD), complex and heterogeneous institutions such as universities need instruments to define SD goals as well as to assess and to communicate their ...


Sustainability in Higher Education

  • Elsevier

Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information ...


Identifying effective climate change education strategies: a systematic review of the research

  • University of Florida (FL)

Increased interest in climate change education and the growing recognition of the challenges inherent to addressing this issue create an opportunity to conduct a systematic review to understand what research ...


Sustainability at Stanford 2018-19 Year In Review

  • Stanford University (CA)

Explore the 2018-19 academic year milestones, key initiatives, and performance metrics that underscore Stanford's pledge to meaningful progress and applied innovation on sustainability.


Chemistry BS

  • First Technical University

In tandem with the vision of the University, ”to be a world-class institution that is fully grounded in entrepreneurial practices, unique innovation, sustainability science and commitment to international best practices ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Applied Community Development (MA)

  • Future Generations University (WV)

Future Generations University Promotes Research Learning and Action for Inclusive and Sustainable Change Worldwide. The university offers a program in applied community development with a flexible learning environment. Students choose ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Ecological Economics MBA

  • Nord University

The MBA in Ecological Economics is aimed at candidates holding bachelor degrees in other fields than economics and leadership who wish to take a master level programme learning about ecological ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Social Innovation MA

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

The Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation at Grand Valley State University is designed to prepare graduate students to be change agents who will foster and lead innovation throughout ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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2019 Sustainable Campus Index

  • AASHE (PA)

The 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI) recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall by institution type and in 17 sustainability impact areas, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating ...


Turning the Page: A Behavior Change Toolkit for Reducing Paper Use

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Root Solutions (CA)

In 2017, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and Root Solutions, with funding from the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund, created the Turning the Page ...


Turning the Page: A Behavior Change Toolkit for Reducing Paper Use

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus (OR)
  • Root Solutions (CA)

From 2017-2019, Root Solutions trained more than 20 higher education institutions in how to use behavioral insights to save paper. Based on real-world experiences at these institutions as well as ...

  • Posted Oct. 24, 2019
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Webinar: Getting the Most Out of the 2019 AASHE Conference & Expo

  • AASHE (PA)

With thousands of attendees, hundreds of sessions on a diversity of topics, dozens of exhibitors and more, AASHE’s annual conference can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. Designed to help ...

  • Posted Oct. 16, 2019
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Managing Behavior Change: Moving Past Barriers

  • AASHE (PA)
  • GreenerU (MA)

Many of us set goals for ourselves. Some goals—such as losing weight, getting more exercise, or being more sustainable—are set with the best of intentions, but the reality ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2019
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Sustainable Development Goals and Institutions of Higher Education

  • University of South Africa

This volume brings together both theoretical and case study based contributions to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Institutions of Higher Education (IHE), presenting an impactful combination ...


Webinar: Off-Campus Move Outs… Moving in the Right Direction

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many colleges and universities have mastered on-campus move-out diversion, but off-campus student move-out is a much less tackled problem. Apartments, condos and single-family homes located off-campus generate different (and often ...

  • Posted Oct. 3, 2019
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Water Management and Hydrological Science (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

This degree is designed to give students a comprehensive knowledge of water science and hydrology and provide training in methods of research. Each student must have a chair before acceptance ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geosciences (MGsc)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Master of Geoscience is designed for students who want a broad background in the Geosciences at the graduate level. It is a non-thesis program intended to provide a science ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A master's of science is a required to apply as a Ph.D. student. PhD students (64 hours) are expected to pass Preliminary Exams in their fourth semester and ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite. Many applicants have a degree in geography, but many degree specializations are appropriate depending upon a student's interests. The M.S. program ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Atmospheric Sciences (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to give the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of his or her professional field and training in ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Atmospheric Sciences (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Thesis and non-thesis Master of Science as well as Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in atmospheric sciences. Students from disciplines other than meteorology are encouraged to enroll in our ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Meteorology Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Students of other disciplines, such as chemistry or mathematics, may complete a minor in meteorology by taking a minimum of 16 hours in Atmospheric Sciences or upper division geosciences. GEOS ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Meteorology (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

From tornadoes to hurricanes, from winter storms to droughts, the atmosphere affects our lives and livelihoods in ways both big and small. In the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, undergraduate students ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geophysics (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to give the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of his or her professional field and training in ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geology (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to give the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of his or her professional field and training in ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geophysics (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The degrees of Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) are also offered in geophysics. Geophysics includes all areas of scientific inquiry that deal with the ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geology (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Graduate work in geology is offered at both the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) levels. Programs are designed to provide the student with an ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geophysics Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A minor in Geophysics requires 15 hours of Geology or Geophysics courses, with a minimum of 9 hours in Geophysics. The minor in geophysics may be especially useful to those ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geology Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A minor in Geology requires 15 hours of Geology or Geophysics courses, and may be especially beneficial to students majoring in fields that deal directly or indirectly with geological processes ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geology (BS) and Masters of Ocean Science and Technology

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Fast Track Program offers motivated and exceptional students the opportunity to achieve aspirations in an efficient program at Texas A&M, completing the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geology (BA) and Master's of Ocean Science and Technology

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Fast Track Program offers motivated and exceptional students the opportunity to achieve aspirations in an efficient program at Texas A&M, completing the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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