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Integration of the concepts of sustainability into teaching at post-secondary institutions

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • University of South Carolina (SC)
  • University of Mississippi (MS)

The purpose of this study was to examine the incorporation of the concepts of sustainability into teaching at two post-secondary public education residential institutions, Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Green Destiny: Universities Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

Even as universities teach their students that the vital signs of the Earth are in decline, graduates leave college to begin lives that generally contribute to, rather than mitigate, a ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Transportation on College and University Campuses: A Synthesis of Transit Practice

  • Transportation Research Board (DC)

Many college communities, both in traditional "college towns" and in large urban areas, have implemented or are studying policies to manage parking, provide transit, and shift mode choice. Some have ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Dynamic Ridesharing: Background and Options for UBC

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Dynamic ridesharing, also called real-time ridesharing or single-trip ridesharing, differs from regular carpooling and vanpooling in that ridesharing is arranged for one-time trips rather than for trips made on a ...

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Sustainable transportation and land use planning at Simon Fraser University: A case study of the Burnaby Mountain Campus

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This study examines the feasibility of developing a Sustainable Transportation Plan that aims to reduce single-occupant vehicle (SOV) trips to and from Simon Fraser University's (SFU) Burnaby Mountain Campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Institutional ecological footprint analysis - A case study of the University of Newcastle, Australia

  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)

With documented declines in the biophysical state of the planet, there is a need to develop indicators of sustainability. Ecological footprint analysis (EFA) can be considered an indicator of sustainability ...

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The Alma Mater Society Bicycle Co-operative

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The AMS Bicycle society consists of almost 500 members of the University of British Columbia’s undergraduate and graduate student population as well as the university’s staff, faculty, and ...

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UBC Carpool Strategy Recommended Incentive/Discount Program

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The TREK Program Centre is UBC’s Transportation Planning Department. Committed to increasing transportation choices in addition to reducing SOV traffic to and from the UBC community by 20%, the ...

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An Analysis of the Correlation Between the Attitude, Behavior, and Knowledge Components of Environmental Literacy in Undergraduate Unversity Students

  • University of Florida (FL)

The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationships between the major components of environmental literacy—attitudes, behaviors and knowledge—in undergraduate university students; and to examine differences in ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Campuses Move Toward Sustainability

  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (DC)

Themed issue of "Priorities," Spring 2000, No. 14.

The theme of this monograph is sustainability, which is defined as development that meets the needs of present generations without compromising the ...

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Civic Responsibility and Higher Education

The essays in this volume center around John Dewey's mandate that American democracy requires civic engagement to realize the potential of its citizens and its communities, and that education ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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In search of green campuses: An investigation of Canadian universities' environmental initiatives and implications for Dalhousie University

  • Dalhousie University (NS)

In light of current environmental and sustainability problems, environmental responsibility makes eminent sense at universities--institutions responsible involved in research, developing new technologies, and educating future leaders and citizens. In Canada ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Sustainability and University Life

Prepared in cooperation with the Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF), this book presents a number of case studies and experiences which illustrate how higher education institutions ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Can CU Grow Without Adding Cars?

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

The answer may well be yes, based upon the experience at other major research institutions around the country. Stanford University has grown by 2 million square feet of new building ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Students Conduct Environmental Audits for Credit and Public Service

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

In 1995, undergraduate students at the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) initiated an audit of campus practices and policies, an exemplary effort that developed into an internship-style ...

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Sustainability Assessment at Institutions of Higher Education

  • Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (DC)

With support from the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation, ULSF has developed the Sustainability Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ), a survey instrument designed to assist students, faculty members, staff and administrators in determining ...

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Finding a New Way: Campus Transportation for the 21st Century

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

This resource guide profiles success stories at campuses across the country to illustrate specific examples of what Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs can do. The guide also addresses possible pitfalls ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Critical Dimensions of Sustainability in Higher Education

  • Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (DC)

This chapter explores the evolution of the concern for sustainability in higher education. It describes the origin of the Talloires Declaration as a guiding set of commitments for colleges and ...

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UBC TREK Program Evaluation: Costs, Benefits and Equity Impacts of a University of TDM Program

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The University of British Columbia is implementing TREK, a transportation demand management (TDM) program to encourage more efficient travel to the university campus. The program’s objectives are to reduce ...

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Unlimited Access

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

"Unlimited Access" is the name that several universities have given to programs where their student identification cards serve as transit passes. University transit pass programs increase mobility and reduce vehicle ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Development of a Bike Path Management System for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Bicycle transportation is an integral part of most college and university campuses. Bike network paths thus represent a sizable investment of operational funds for these institutions. The efficiency of bike ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving the Environmental Track Record of Universities, Colleges, and Other Institutions

  • Tufts University (MA)

Universities can teach and demonstrate environmental principles and stewardship by taking action to understand and reduce the environmental impacts of their own activities. Greening the Ivory Tower, a motivational and ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Green Investment, Green Return

  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)

Colleges and universities across America are sending a powerful message that what's good for the environment is also good for the bottom-line. Green Investment, Green Return: How Practical Conservation ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Green Campuses: Cutting the Environmental Cost of Commuting

This paper outlines the impacts of transport on the environment and stresses how, for higher education institutions (referred to as ‘universities’ here), these are dominated by commuting by private car ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Evaluation of an Innovative Transit Pass Program: TheUPASS

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)

This report evaluates the UPASS transit pass program at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). UPASS is an innovative transit program developed by the University and the Milwaukee County Transit System ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Ecodemia: Campus Environmental Stewardship at the Turn of the 21st Century

  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)

At campuses around the country, staff, administrators, faculty, and students are redesigning the basic principles on which their institutions operate from day to day. The winners in this transformation are ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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U-Pass: A Model Transportation Management Program that Works

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

On September 30, 1991, the University of Washington, in cooperation with the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle, implemented U-PASS, one of the most comprehensive transportation demand management programs in the United ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World

The most important discoveries of the 20th century exist not in the realm of science, medicine, or technology, but rather in the dawning awareness of the earth's limits and ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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2.2 MW kW Groundmount Array

  • Cedarville University (OH)

The 2,154 kilowatt solar array was built on the southwest edge of the campus by Cincinnati-based Melink Corporation, which was responsible for the development, engineering, construction, and operation of ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2016
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240 kW Solar Arrays: Downs-Jones Library, Allen-Frazier Hall and Beard-Burrowes Hall

  • Huston-Tillotson University (TX)

Huston-Tillotson University recently installed about 240 kilowatts of solar on campus. The solar energy systems are on three buildings – the Downs-Jones Library and the Allen-Frazier and Beard-Burrowes residence halls.

  • Posted Jan. 4, 2016
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64 kW Rooftop Array: Intramural Activities Building

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Installed in 2011, this solar array is the largest on campus (as of 2015) covering one fifth of the Intramural Activities Building. The array generates around 60,000 kilowatt hours ...

  • Posted Dec. 2, 2015
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35 kW Rooftop Array: Mercer Court

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

A renewable energy project began at UW in 2012 and after two years of work, a solar array was installed on the rooftop of Mercer Court A in 2014. The ...

  • Posted Dec. 2, 2015
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10 kW Rooftop Demonstration Site: UW Power Plant

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

There are three different technologies in this demonstration site that feed PV-generated electricity into the UW electrical system. The UW smart grid project monitors how much power is generated every ...

  • Posted Dec. 2, 2015
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82 kW Rooftop Array: Stetson-Sawyer Library

  • Williams College (MA)
  • Solar City (MD)

The new solar array installed on the roof of Sawyer Library is connected to the power grid after the building closes. Workers are putting the final connections in place this ...

  • Posted Nov. 17, 2015
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41 kW Solar Arrays: '66 Environmental Center

  • Williams College (MA)
  • Solar City (MD)

The building program maximizes the use of space, minimizes energy and water demand, and uses on-site solar energy and rooftop water collection to produce 100% of the energy and water ...

  • Posted Nov. 17, 2015
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36 kW Solar Canopy: Chuck and Polly Longsworth Arts Center

  • Hampshire College (MA)

A 36 kW array atop Hampshire's Chuck and Polly Longsworth Arts Center has been helping to reduce Hampshire's carbon footprint since 2010.

  • Posted Oct. 21, 2015
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63 kW Rooftop Array: Edberg-Olson Hall

  • Temple University (PA)
  • Community Energy, Inc. (PA)

Completed in December 2013, the 4,500 SF, 63-kilowatt solar array installed on the south-facing roof of Temple's Edberg-Olson Hall is the first solar project of its kind at ...

  • Posted Sept. 9, 2015
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1.2 MW Rooftop Solar System

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)
  • AECOM (CO)
  • REC Solar (CA)

This project consists of three separate systems on the Performing Arts building, the Kinesiology & Health Sciences building and on a parking structure.

  • Posted July 30, 2015
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83 kW Rooftop Array: One Stop Center Building

  • Kauai Community College (HI)
  • REC Solar (CA)

REC Solar designed and installed an 83.25 kW roof-mounted system for the One Stop Center building at the Kauai Community College that produces approximately 125,000 kWh annually. The ...

  • Posted July 30, 2015
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545 kW Rooftop Array: Recreation Center

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Namasté Solar (CO)
  • The Atmosphere Conservancy (CO)

Ballasted Mounting. PV Panel Type: (1,786) Trina 305 watt Inverter Type: (19) Advanced Energy 23 (18), 20 (1) kW

  • Posted July 24, 2015
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220 kW Rooftop Array: Veterinary Teaching Hospital

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Namasté Solar (CO)
  • The Atmosphere Conservancy (CO)

Ballasted Mounting.Veterinary Teaching Hospital. PV Panel Type: (722) Trina 305 watt Inverter Type: (8) SMA 24(6), 20(2) kW

  • Posted July 24, 2015
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139 kW Rooftop Array: Parmalee Hall

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Namasté Solar (CO)
  • The Atmosphere Conservancy (CO)

Ballasted Mounting on flat roof (12 deg) & Direct Mounting on Tilt portion (20 deg).Parmalee Hall. PV Panel Type: (456) Trina 305 watts Inverter Type: (5) Advanced Energy 23 ...

  • Posted July 24, 2015
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100 kW Rooftop Array: Braiden Hall

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Namasté Solar (CO)
  • The Atmosphere Conservancy (CO)

Ballasted Mounting on flat roof (12 deg) & Direct Mounting on Tilt portion (20 deg). PV Panel Type: (392) ReneSola 255 watt Inverter Type: (5) Advanced Energy 23 (2), 16 ...

  • Posted July 24, 2015
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99 kW Rooftop Array: University Center for the Arts

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Namasté Solar (CO)
  • The Atmosphere Conservancy (CO)

Ballasted Mounting.University Center for the Arts. PV Panel Type: (323) Trina 305 watt Inverter Type: (4) SMA 24(1), 20(3) kW

  • Posted July 24, 2015
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92 kW Rooftop Array: Edwards Hall

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • Namasté Solar (CO)
  • The Atmosphere Conservancy (CO)

Ballasted Mounting.Edwards Hall. PV Panel Type: (301) Trina 305 watt Inverter Type: (4) SMA 24(1), 20(2), 15(1) kW

  • Posted July 24, 2015
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1.2 MW - 4 Solar Installations

  • Bowdoin College (ME)
  • SolarCity

Bowdoin's 1.2 megawatt solar power complex includes approximately 4,420 solar panels at four major installations: rooftop systems on Farley Field House, the Sidney J. Watson Arena, and ...

  • Posted July 1, 2015
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Making a large-scale campus rummage sale happen in 17 days!

  • University of Missouri (MO)

Since 2007, MU has been perfecting a process for reducing residence hall waste at the end of the school year move out. Items collected are organized for a rummage sale ...

  • Posted June 23, 2015
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Biogas systems with anaerobic digestion for sustainability education and and research renewable energy production

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Biogas program consists of three anaerobic digestion facilities that divert organic wastes from landfills, destroy methane gas, generate electrical and thermal energy, and produce quality ...

  • Posted June 19, 2015
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The University of Iowa Dedicated Energy Crop Project - Applying The Triple Bottom Line To Biomass Fuel Production

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The University of Iowa (UI) has adopted an institutional goal to convert 40 percent of its energy portfolio to renewable energy by or before 2020. Central to this effort is ...

  • Posted June 19, 2015
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Green Action Fund

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO)

The Green Action Fund is a student-initiated, student-funded, student-led committee that aims to reduce the ecological footprint of UCCS. They promote sustainable environmental, social and economic values through student-sponsored projects ...

  • Posted June 19, 2015
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