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Teaching Sustainable Development Goals in The Netherlands: a critical approach

  • Leiden University

One of the main outcomes of the Rio + 20 Conference was the agreement to set Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The most common terms in the17 goals are economic growth, resilience ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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How Committed Are Australian Universities to Environmental Sustainability? A Perspective on and from the University of Melbourne

  • University of Melbourne

Drawing upon our experiences at the University of Melbourne, we examine the issue of how environmentally sustainable that university and other Australian universities are in an era increasingly impacted by ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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The role of transformation in learning and education for sustainability

  • University of Belgrade
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Latvia
  • Damascus University
  • Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • University of Campinas
  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • North-West University

Education research has acknowledged the value of transformation, which offers an opportunity for researching and rethinking how appropriate and successful educational practices may be. However, despite the role of transformation ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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Sustainability Competition and Interactive Map

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

This project was developed to accomplish grant deliverables focusing on campus education surrounding sustainability initiatives and upgrades to Illinois electrical infrastructure. The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Office of ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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Deep learning for a sustainability mindset

  • University of Oulu
  • United Nations Global Compact (NY)

While ‘sustainability’ in management education is mostly addressed from a technical perspective, the emotional and ‘being’ aspects can be key for creating a new mindset. In this paper the authors ...


2018 Sustainable Campus Index

  • AASHE (PA)

The 2018 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 ...


Aggregating Higher Education Demand for Renewables: A Primer

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Edison Energy (CA)

Campuses are increasingly looking to renewable energy as the most financially attractive strategy for achieving dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while reducing long-term energy costs and minimizing energy price ...


Scholarship and the SDGs: Connecting Yale teaching and research to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Yale University (CT)

In 2015, the Yale Office of Sustainability began looking at how teaching and research at Yale aligns with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by 193 countries ...


Educating science teachers for sustainability: questions, contradictions and possibilities for rethinking learning and pedagogy

  • Universit├⌐ du Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
  • Universite de Montreal (QC)

In this review, we explore what educating science teachers for sustainability implies according to the 23 book chapters and many sampled teacher education and science methods courses in the edited ...

  • Posted Nov. 29, 2018
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Design, implementation, and evaluation of an inverted (flipped) classroom model economics for sustainable education course

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business

How effective is the Inverted Classroom Model (ICM), a teaching tool most often used with undergraduates, when applied to postgraduate learners in economics and sustainability? ICM, also known as the ...

  • Posted Nov. 29, 2018
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Critical Thinking Development—A Necessary Step in Higher Education Transformation towards Sustainability

  • University of Presov

Education for sustainable development has been addressed by professionals, authorities, and a number of research studies in the last decades, and yet the results are not clearly visible. Teachers as ...

  • Posted Nov. 29, 2018
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Atlas: The Road to a Zero Waste Campus

  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

The Atlas is an assessment framework to create Zero Waste strategic plans for universities and colleges. We start off by utilizing our extensive Campus Programs Checklist to assess infrastructure, policies ...


What does environmentally sustainable higher education institution mean?

  • Riga Technical University

Sustainable development, environmental protection and climate change definitions are increasingly emphasized globally. As analyses on global warming shows, all stakeholders in society must act to reduce their environmental impact. With ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Transferring Sustainability Solutions across Contexts through City–University Partnerships

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (DF)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

The urgency of climate change and other sustainability challenges makes transferring and scaling solutions between cities a necessity. However, solutions are deeply contextual. To accelerate solution efforts, there is a ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Developing and Sustaining Sustainability-Related Academic Programming: Observations of Emerging Practices

  • University of West Florida (FL)

This paper offers an overview and summary of selected sustainability-related academic programs and certificates delivered by universities and colleges that are located within the same geographic area (Grand Rapids, Michigan ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Teaching and Research on Sustainable Architecture at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna–FH Campus Wien

  • University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

The University of Applied Sciences in Vienna has offered university degree programs in the field of construction for more than twenty years and has thus gained great expertise in developing ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Sustainability in the professional accounting and finance curriculum: an exploration

  • University of Chester

Whereas the integration of sustainability into business schools has received increasing attention in recent years, the debate continues to be generic rather than recognising the peculiarities of the more quantitative ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Environmental Education at Faculty of Agriculture and Changing Awareness, Attitude and Behavior towards Environment in Turkey

  • Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University
  • Hitit Üniversitesi

Environmental problems have become increasingly more destructive. For this reason, environmental education and awareness have gained importance. This study had two objectives: to determine the factors affecting the attitude and ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Panoramic difference of academicians in promoting sustainable change

  • Jaipuria Institute of Management
  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

The social, economic, cultural, ecological and political transformations are essential factors of sustainable development and studies have shown that higher education is one of the important sources to bring required ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Communicating a social agenda within HEIs: the role of the social enterprise mark

  • University of Salford
  • University of Huddersfield

By using the lens of the social enterprise mark (SEM) accreditation which enables social enterprises to “prove” that the interests of people and planet are put before shareholder gain, this ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Assessment of Ecological Footprint and Sustainability Analysis of Debre Berhan University in Ethiopia

  • Debre Berhan University

Ecological footprint is an environmental tool to assess the environmental impacts and resource consumption by the operations and activities in a given area. This approach, to make university campus area ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Environmental performance of universities: Proposal for implementing campus urban morphology as an evaluation parameter in Green Metric

  • Università Roma Tre

Over the last years, various sustainability evaluation tools for universities have been developed and have gained a certain diffusion. This paper reviews the applications of the most widespread university ranking ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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A practical learning environment for sustainability and sustainable tourism: The case of student engagement at the sustainability house (SH)

  • University of North Texas (TX)
  • Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza
  • Kyung Hee University

This paper aims to review the current joint master’s program between two international institutions in the USA and Costa Rica; to identify students’ perceptions and experiences with the sustainability ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Understanding Finnish student craft teachers’ conceptions of sustainability

  • University of Eastern Finland

This study aims to explore student craft teachers’ conceptions of sustainable craft. This is an important issue because the Finnish National Curriculum of Basic Education emphasises sustainability, especially in craft ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Student teachers’ perceptions about the social pillar of urban sustainability: Attached importance and believed effectiveness of education

  • University of Western Macedonia

This study aims to detect preschool and primary school student–teachers’ (STs) views about the social pillar of urban sustainability and particularly about the importance they attach to various social ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Social and Environmental Justice Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Given the many ways both humans and our planet's environment suffer grievous harm, it is fitting to provide an examination of some of the major kinds of harm as ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems Minor is designed to be a hands-on interdisciplinary program with an emphasis on the study of the economic, social, and environmental aspects of various ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Geography (BA)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Geographers explore the physical earth, our interactions with it, and how through the interactions among and between people and the environment, in the context of space, we shape our world ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Biology (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

There’s more to a degree in the field of biology than a career in medicine. At UW-Platteville, students can affordably experience all the intricate aspects of biology and gear ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Horticulture (BA/BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Environmental horticulture is the art and science of cultivating plants for human health and beautification of our environment. Our environmental horticulture curriculum concentrates on the practical application of theoretical concepts ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Reclamation, Environment and Conservation (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Reclamation, Environment and Conservation(REC) is an interdisciplinary program of applied scientific practices for restoring, reclaiming, and managing degraded habitats, landscapes, and ecosystems. Historically, REC emphasized mining-related impacts to land ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

The study of sustainability and renewable energy systems (SRES) addresses the concerns of world resources, including energy and renewable energy, and their social, economic, and environmental impacts.

The sustainability and ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Geological Sciences (MS)

  • Binghamton University (NY)

Geological Sciences comprises thirteen faculty with research interests in Environmental Geosciences; Sedimentology and Surficial Processes; Geochemistry and Petrology; Structural Geology and Basin Analysis. There are a number of different perspectives ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Watershed Studies and Management Certificate

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Graduate Certificate in Watershed Studies and Management offers graduate students working in a relevant disciplinary area an opportunity to receive special recognition for interdisciplinary work related to watersheds. At ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainability Engineering Minor

  • Binghamton University (NY)

This is a 21-credit hour (not including prerequisites) minor degree for Engineering majors. Core courses include Introduction to Sustainable Engineering and Design, Engineering Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Development: Ecosystems for Engineers ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Urban Revitalization Certificate

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Certificate in Urban Revitalization provides specialized training in the techniques and processes of city and neighborhood revitalization. Topics include adaptive reuse of buildings, historic preservation, real estate market analysis ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies (MS)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The goal of the M.S. in Environmental Studies is to provide an interdisciplinary master’s degree program in environmental studies that emphasizes the critical links between environmental life sciences ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies (MEnvs)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The goal of the Master of Environmental Studies (M.Envs.) degree program is to provide an interdisciplinary master’s degree program in environmental studies that emphasizes the critical links between ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Urban & Regional Studies Minor

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The minor in Urban & Regional Studies may be combined with another major, providing students the opportunity for a diverse learning experience. The Minor may help prepare students for careers ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainable Innovation Certificate

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Certificate in Sustainable Innovation is designed to provide students in any VCU baccalaureate program the option of adding a formal certificate program in sustainability and sustainable approaches to problem-solving ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The minor in environmental studies provides an overview of the field that offers an intrinsically interesting way for many students to organize elective course work while gaining knowledge important to ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Urban & Regional Studies (BS)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies provides a solid foundation for professional work or advanced study aimed at addressing some of the most important challenges and issues ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies (BS)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies prepares students for careers in the environmental field, including government service, nonprofit management and employment in private industry. VCU's curriculum also provides ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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International Studies Globilization & Sustainability Concentration (BA)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

International Studies is an interdisciplinary major that seeks to help students attain a well-rounded understanding of global developments and trends and to prepare them to succeed in the globalized world ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Food Studies Certificate (FDST)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

Food studies is the critical examination of food—the evolution of its procurement, production, consumption and cultural meanings within the contexts of the natural and social sciences and humanities. It ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate (SINE)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

Dickinson’s certificate in social innovation and entrepreneurship (SINE) is about change and creating pathways for student-led change in our world. The SINE certificate was developed to focus this effort ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Earth Sciences (BS)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

The earth sciences span and integrate the five major Earth systems: the atmosphere, the oceans, the soils, the organisms and the solid earth both past and present. The earth sciences ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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5% Discount Off Registration to the U.S. Composting Council Conference & Tradeshow for AASHE Members

  • US Composting Council (MD)

The U.S. Composting Council's 27th Conference & Tradeshow, happening from Jan. 28 - 31 in Phoenix, Arizona, adopted the theme "Renew & Regenerate." The US Composting Council advances compost ...


30% Discount off Full Registration for ​Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference for AASHE Members

  • Social Enterprises (OR)

The Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is a platform for inspiring change, facilitating action, and promoting collaboration related to sustainability within the region's higher education institutions. Conversation ...


Protecting Life on Land and Below Water: Using Storytelling to Promote Undergraduate Students’ Attitudes toward Animals

  • National Sun Yat-sen University

The framework of Global Education 2030 Agenda suggests 17 learning objectives for sustainability education. Restoring the human–animal relationship is a core task emphasized by Goals 14 (Life below water ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2018
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