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The university as a site for transformation around sustainability

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)
  • Bradford University (West Yorkshire)

Universities are increasingly being seen as key sites for transformation around sustainability. However, much of the literature in this area uses the terms transformation and transformative learning rather uncritically. Moreover ...

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University food gardens: a unifying place for higher education sustainability

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)

This research describes the key characteristics of campus food gardens and investigates their contribution to overall campus sustainability. An email-survey of 52 campus garden managers in North America provided quantitative ...

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Higher education’s sustainability imperative: how to practically respond?

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe four phases for how universities have addressed a sustainability agenda and offer specific lessons for how and where experiences on one ...

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Towards a praxis of sustainability education in universities

  • RMIT University

Sustainability education has been advocated as an alternative to traditional approaches in the delivery of education in a university context. Scholars in higher education are aware that a whole-of-sector recalibration ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Successes and snags of a sustainability course in higher education

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

By means of an action-research methodological approach, this paper analyses the accomplishments and challenges of a university-wide course that offers sustainability theory and practice to help students adopt pro-sustainability behaviours ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Environmental Analysis and Communications Group

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

EAC is a University-based center of research, outreach, training and service focused on the analysis and communication of environmental issues facing communities, governments, businesses and organizations.

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Rutgers Center for Green Building

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Housed at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, the Rutgers Center for Green Building, forms a common umbrella for existing and proposed initiatives being carried out ...

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Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy (CEEEP)

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy (CEEEP) conducts applied research to evaluate and help develop energy policy at the state, regional, national, and international levels. The Center explores ...

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Rutgers Climate Institute

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Rutgers Climate Institute is a University-wide effort to address one of the most important issues of our time through research, education and outreach. The Institute draws upon strengths in ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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BS in Ethnobotany

  • Frostburg State University (MD)

The Bachelors of Science in Ethnobotany is one of a few undergraduate programs in the United States. Students can major or minor in the relationships between peoples and plants. The ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Concentration in Sustainability (Master of Business & Science)

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Master of Business & Science with a concentration in Sustainability is designed to help students identify, analyze and better understand connections among social, environmental, technological and economic systems. Designed ...

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Human Dimensions of Environmental Change Graduate Certificate

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Department of Human Ecology coordinates an interdisciplinary graduate certificate on human dimensions of environmental change. A collaboration among faculty from several graduate programs, the certificate program allows students to ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Minor in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Students in this minor take a foundational course in Introduction to Human Ecology and 6 additional courses from a list of options.

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Environmental Policy, Institutions and Behavior (BS)

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Environmental Policy, Institutions and Behavior (EPIB) examines the human dimensions of environmental problems. It addresses such issues as how human actions affect the environment; how societies adapt to changes in ...

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Minor in Sustainability

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Students in this minor complete 3 foundational courses, a practicum course, and a course in each of the following areas of inquiry: Resource Management Systems; Governance; and Economics and Social ...

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Recycling system at the University of Iceland

  • University of Iceland

In February 2016 changes were made to the recycling system at the University of Iceland in order to conform with the City of Reykjavík. The changes affect the blue bags ...

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UCF Sustainability Initiatives

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

At Sustainability Initiatives, we seek to create an environment where ideas are freely shared, partnerships are formed and solutions are uncovered in the pursuit of environmental, economic and social sustainability ...

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Using Power Purchase Agreements for Solar Deployment at Universities

  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (CO)

This fact sheet may be useful to colleges and universities interested in using PPAs for solar deployment. Page four includes a figure drawing from AASHE's Campus Solar PV database ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
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Sport Sustainability Leadership Certificate at Seattle University

  • Seattle University (WA)

The first of its kind in the world, the fully online Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership addresses the global concern for increased environmental and ecological sustainability in the sport industry ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
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Sport Sustainability Leadership Certificate (online)

  • Seattle University (WA)

The first of its kind in the world, the Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership addresses the global concern for increased environmental and ecological sustainability in the sport industry. We empower ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
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Eco Hawks: Sustainability @ UIowa

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Climate change is the greatest issue of our time and sustainability is the solution. Here at the University of Iowa, a place that provides services to not only Iowans but ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
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An MBA’s Guide to the Triple Bottom Line

  • University of Scranton (PA)

The “Sustainability and the MBA: The Triple Bottom Line” guide helps you discover how to build stronger and more sustainable relationships between organizations, stakeholders, and the community.

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Green Chemistry & Sustainable Industrial Technology (MSc)

  • University of York

The first course of its kind to be accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the MSc in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology is designed to equip students with ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Green Chemistry and Engineering (PSM)

  • University of Toledo (OH)

Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree option is for students who want to concentrate their M.S. studies on principles of green chemistry and green engineering and incorporate aspects of business ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Center for Sustainable Materials Science

  • Turtle Mountain Community College (ND)
  • Mayville State University (ND)
  • University of North Dakota (ND)
  • Sitting Bull College (ND)
  • Minot State University (ND)
  • North Dakota State University (ND)

The Center for Sustainable Materials Science seeks to advance new discoveries of bio-based, sustainable materials that give more consideration to the environment and contribute to its economy through their sourcing ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence

  • University of York

The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) pioneers pure and applied green and sustainable chemical research through its technology platforms on microwave chemistry, alternative solvents, clean synthesis and renewable materials ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Transforming Higher Education: A Practical Plan for Integrating Sustainability Education into the Student Experience

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

This paper introduces a comprehensive plan for integrating sustainability education into the practices of nearly any college or university. Best practices in sustainability education including green orientation, first year education ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Green Chemistry and Sustainability: An Undergraduate Course for Science and Nonscience Majors

  • Creighton University (NE)

An undergraduate lecture course in Green Chemistry and Sustainability has been developed and taught to a “multidisciplinary” group of science and nonscience majors. The course introduced students to the topics ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Design of a Dynamic Undergraduate Green Chemistry Course

  • Westminster College - Pennsylvania (PA)

The green chemistry course taught at Westminster College (PA) incorporates nontraditional teaching techniques and texts to educate future chemists about the importance of using green chemistry principles. The course is ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Infusing the Chemistry Curriculum with Green Chemistry Using Real-World Examples, Web Modules, and Atom Economy in Organic Chemistry Courses

  • University of Scranton (PA)

Green chemistry principles and practices have been infused in the chemistry curriculum at the University of Scranton, including courses in general, organic, and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental, polymer, industrial, and ...

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Real-World Cases in Green Chemistry, Volume II

Introduce your students to green chemistry principles with these examples of ten projects that have received or been nominated for the prestigious Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. These cases are ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Toward Sustainable Chemistry

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

This essay argues that: "When chemists teach their students about the compositions, outcomes, mechanisms, controlling forces, and economic value of chemical processes, the attendant dangers to human health and to ...

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Green Chemistry Education: Changing the Course of Chemistry

This American Chemical Society Symposium Series Book collects the current research and advances in the field of green chemistry, with an emphasis on providing educators with the knowledge and tools ...

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Education for Sustainability in Universities: Challenges and Opportunities for Change

  • RMIT University

Education for sustainability (EfS) is widely supported and researched; however, the broad and deep implementation of EfS in universities that is needed lags behind the goals of change agents. This ...

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Educating for sustainability: environmental pledges as part of tertiary pedagogical practice in science teacher education

Educating for sustainability has been a key principle underpinning the primary/middle undergraduate teacher education programme at an Australian University for the past decade. Educating for sustainability seeks to provide ...

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Institute for Green Science

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

The Institute for Green Science is a center for basic green science research in oxidation catalysis aimed at the invention of new green technologies designed to aid in the pursuit ...

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Center for Green Chemistry

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The Center for Green Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Boston conducts research and administers the Green Chemistry Track in the Chemistry PhD Program.

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Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Reilly Center explores conceptual, ethical, and policy issues where science and technology intersect with society from different disciplinary perspectives. Its purpose is to promote the advancement of science and ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Center for Applied Energy Research

  • University of Kentucky (KY)

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy (CAER) investigates energy technologies to improve the environment. Researchers contribute to technically-sound policies related to fossil and renewable energy. CAER is one ...

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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

RASEI (pronounced RAY-see) is a joint institute between the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) addressing important, complex problems in energy that require a ...

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Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is a University Research Center whose mission is to foster and grow energy-related research toward sustainable and affordable energy solutions ...

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Energy Institute

  • University of Michigan (MI)

The University of Michigan Energy Institute builds on the University of Michigan’s strong energy research heritage at the heart of the nation’s automotive and manufacturing industries to develop ...

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Center for the Environment

  • Harvard University (MA)

The Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) encourages research and education about the environment and its many interactions with human society.

The Center draws its strength from faculty members ...

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Center for Energy and Environmental Resources (CEER)

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Center for Energy and Environmental Resources (CEER) serves as the central liaison for energy and environmental research, education, and public service at the University of Texas at Austin. It ...

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Sustainability, Energy and Environment Fellows Program

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Why is true sustainability so hard to achieve? Behind every environmentally friendly practice is a web of consequences, trade-offs, feedbacks, and barriers — and this undergraduate minor administered by the Institute ...

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Environmental Science (PSM)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

UMass Boston’s Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Science provides students with natural science knowledge, quantitative skills, business acumen, and communication skills appropriate for existing and emerging professional science ...

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Environmental Science (PhD)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

For the PhD in environmental sciences, 60 credits are required. These credits are earned through a combination of course work and research. Formal course work includes a required core curriculum ...

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Environmental Science (MS)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The MS program requires 30 credit hours and includes both thesis and non-thesis options.

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Geospatial Analysis and Modeling for the Environment Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The minor in Geospatial Analysis and Modeling for the Environment (GAME) consists of 6 courses. It is open to any degree-seeking undergraduate student at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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Clean Energy and Sustainability Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The minor in clean energy and sustainability (CES) is offered through the Clean Energy and Sustainability program. It consists of six courses selected from six core areas: Environmental Science, Energy ...

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