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Breaking Through: Creative Engagement Strategies for Increasing Student Sustainable Involvement in the Dorms and Beyond Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

NYC came to a standstill when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast and the public electrical grid shutdown, but the lights were on in 22 NYU buildings, and for once ...

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New Approaches to High Performance Low Maintenance Urban Campus Landscapes Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Budget and site constraints present a variety of challenges for the design, installation, and maintenance of urban landscapes. New approaches to planting design seek to reduce long term maintenance costs ...

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Data Driven Decision Making and Design: A Case Study Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

The new reality is academic institutions must do more with less, whether that be decreased funding or lack of physical space. The transformation of 370 Jay Street located in Downtown ...

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It's Everyone's Job! Sustainability Leadership at SUNY Cortland Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

This poster session will share the model of diffused sustainability used at SUNY Cortland. It will share how multiple areas of the campus community including the President and grounds crew ...

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A Case Example for B-Schools: Energy and Economic Opportunity in Modernizing the Grid Membership Required

  • Skidmore College (NY)

Changing regulatory environments are creating economic (and business higher ed) opportunity. The current re-envisioning the energy (REV) proceeding in New York before the public service commission represents a regulatory proceeding ...

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Achieving the Impossible: How the Millennial Generation is Winning a Just & Sustainable Future in the Age of Climate Change Membership Required

  • Elected Officials to Protect America

Outspoken advocate and internationally-recognized former elected official Dominic Frongillo will share his perspective as the youngest-ever councilmember in Caroline, NY, and delegate to UN climate talks on how young people ...

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Getting Real About Climate Change: Grading Your University on What It's Actually Doing Membership Required

  • The City College of New York (NY)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

We've been graded by our schools all our lives - now, we're going to grade them. Is your school doing its part to end the climate crisis, or is ...

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St. John's University - New york students start food waste pulping to double capacity of on-site composting Membership Required

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

New for fall 2016 is the addition of students using a food waste pulper which facilitates doubling the capacity of recovering food scraps for on site composting. Since 2012, student ...


Assessment matters: What are students learning about sustainability? Membership Required

  • Columbia University (NY)
  • New York University (NY)

This article provides a model to integrate sustainability efforts, student learning, and assessment into one coherent process.


Columbia Announces Deal on Its 17-Acre Expansion Plan Membership Required

  • Columbia University (NY)

This article describes an agreement relating to the Columbia University's plans to expand its campus in Harlem. Among other things, the university committed to contribute $20 million to start ...


Struggling to Serve at the Nation’s Richest University Membership Required

  • Harvard University (MA)

A New York Times article about the 2016 university dining hall workers' strike at Harvard University. Employees were dissatisfied with a health insurance increase in the face of low wages ...


SUNY Cortland Grounds Initiatives Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

Located on the edge of a sensitive aquifer, SUNY Cortland’s Student Life Center uses bio-swales, strategically planted native vegetation and permeable pavement to control storm runoff. The campus maintains ...

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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry sustainability and research photos Membership Required

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

ESF is unique among colleges and universities in that all educational and research programs are oriented toward natural resources, and toward the natural and designed environments. All that ESF is ...

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ESF Sustainability Membership Required

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

ESF is unique among colleges and universities in that all educational and research programs are oriented toward natural resources, and toward the natural and designed environments. All that ESF is ...

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Summer 2016 - St. John's University upgraded 41,000 lamps and 6,000 fixtures to LED Membership Required

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

In Summer 2016, St. John's University invested $1.4 million to upgrade 41,000 lamps and 6,000 light fixtures to LED technology. Highlights of the project include:

  1. Utility ...
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Campus Conservation Nationals Flyers Membership Required

  • State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (NY)
  • Posted 1 year, 2 months ago
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Building Energy Dashboard Membership Required

  • State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (NY)
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Sustainability Path Membership Required

  • State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (NY)

Solar PV and small wind turbine demonstration project funded by SUNY Small Grant Sustainability Fund

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Beyond LEED: Living Buildings Earth Week Lecture 2014 Membership Required

  • State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (NY)
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Toxic Release! The role of educational games in teaching and learning about hazardous pollution Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh (NY)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

The compounding elements of toxic releases make teaching and learning about them difficult. For example, toxic releases have multifarious source/sink dynamics, high-stakes risk profiles, complex timelines, and passionate stakeholders ...

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Not All Are Created Equal: An Analysis of the Environmental Programs/Departments in U.S. Institutions of Higher Education From 1900 Until March 2014 Membership Required

  • City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)

Environmental academic programs in U.S. institutions of higher education have traditionally lacked definition of their nature and unifying principles. In order to ascertain how these programs are presently constituted ...

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Open Letter to Sustainability Evaluating Organizations

  • AASHE (PA)

Below is the Open Letter to Sustainability Evaluating Organizations, posted to the AASHE Discussion Forums on July 19, 2010 (FAQs included). Original signatories are indicated in the PDF, and the ...

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Building Community Investment at New York University Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Anchor institutions – large non-profit organizations like colleges, universities, or hospitals that are tied to a place by infrastructure and mission – should be harnessed to positively affect the growth of the ...

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Composition and Sustainability: Teaching for a Threatened Generation Membership Required

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

While sustainability - meeting today’s needs without jeopardizing the interests of future generations - has become a dominating force in a range of disciplines, it has yet to play a substantive ...

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Sustainability Field Booms on Campus Membership Required

This article describes fast growth in continuing education programs focused on sustainability.

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Eagles, Education, and Engagement through Green Technology Membership Required

  • Alfred State College (NY)

Alfred State College (ASC) School of Applied Technology and the United States National Arboretum (USNA) have collaborated for over eight years in an innovative partnership that has generated significant measurable ...

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First Student Sustainability Symposium Membership Required

  • Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)
  • New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (NJ)

Innovation of Sustainable Communities was a unique symposium organized by students who are passionate about sustainability. Anyone who shares the same passion with them, was welcome to attend! The symposium ...

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RIT FoodShare Membership Required

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

RIT FoodShare is an initiative on the RIT campus that has been established to address food insecurity and food waste. It is both a campus food pantry and a facebook ...

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Starting with small energy conservation projects leads to huge energy conservation success Membership Required

  • University of Rochester (NY)

The University of Rochester has many competing demands for funding. In the early 2000’s energy projects were managed by individual facilities departments with typically less than $40,000 expended ...

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Implementing sustainability education with undergraduate business courses, A case study Membership Required

  • Alfred State College (NY)

The purpose of this submission is to discuss experiential learning related to strategic management and environmental sustainability. The paper outlines one case of implementing project-based sustainability education within the BUAD ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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MBA Concentration in Sustainable Business

  • City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)

Students in the Zicklin School Of Business MBA program may specialize in Sustainable Business during their second year. The four-course major is conceptually anchored in strategy, with the understanding that ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Sustainable Development Goals Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Fredonia (NY)

For this project, my objective was to initially get my campus to adopt the United Nation's Sustainable Development goals. I didn't have any expectations as to how the ...

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Green, Greener, Greenest Membership Required

Green is good for the planet, but also for a college’s public image. In a Princeton Review survey this year of 10,300 college applicants, 63 percent said that ...

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The engaged university: providing a platform for research that transforms society Membership Required

  • National Science Foundation
  • USDA (IL)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
  • University of Maine (ME)
  • Florida International University (FL)
  • New York University (NY)

Despite a growing recognition that the solutions to current environmental problems will be developed through collaborations between scientists and stakeholders, substantial challenges stifle such cooperation and slow the transfer of ...

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Boxed Out: Criminal History Screening and College Application Attrition Membership Required

This report builds upon CCA's 2010 study, "The Use of Criminal History Records in College Admissions Reconsidered." It makes clear how the criminal history box on college applications and ...

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MA/MS in Sustainable Communities

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The master’s program in Sustainable Communities at Binghamton University is one of the first sustainability-focused graduate degrees offered by the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Through this ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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The United Nations' New Global Action Programme, Sustainable Development Goals, and You Membership Required

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)
  • York University (ON)
  • China Green University Network
  • University of North Texas (TX)

The Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) highlighted how education institutions have contributed to innovative pedagogy and partnerships, enhanced training, and galvanized whole-institution approaches, thus helping foster a more ...

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Fostering Change through a Team-Taught First Year Sustainable Living and Learning Community Membership Required

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

This session will overview the goals, structure, and implementation of a unique two-semester sustainability learning community for first year students at a liberal arts college in upstate New York. A ...

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Wandering Out of the [Food] Desert: a Campus/Community Farmers Market Collaboration Membership Required

  • Wells College (NY)

One of the surprising things discovered by the new Center for Sustainability and the Environment at Wells College was that – despite the college's location within an upstate New York ...

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NYU's Bike Share Program: From Student Grant to Reality Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

A case study on the implementation and operation of NYU's Bike Share program. How it became a University wide initiative from a Green Grant awarded to NYU students, which ...

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Collective Impact: Results from a Multi-Campus Farm to College Pilot Program Membership Required

  • University at Albany (NY)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • State University of New York at Oswego (NY)

This initiative involved four state colleges working with a statewide partnership of agricultural, public health and economic development interests who are working with food service providers on these campuses. The ...

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LED-ing the way to greenhouse gas reduction goals Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Are you 'in the dark' about LED lighting? It's the next best thing in energy efficient lighting that can achieve energy savings of 80-90%. The switch to LEDs as ...

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The UAlbany Heritage Garden: An Educational Tool for the Whole Campus Membership Required

  • University at Albany (NY)

In fall 2013, a task force of students, staff and faculty began developing a plan to institute a campus heritage garden. With the understanding that many student garden projects fall ...

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STARS Data Quality: Two Case Studies on Third-Party Reviews with Group Discussion Membership Required

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

Both University of Colorado at Boulder and the State University of New York at New Paltz enlisted third parties to review their STARS submissions. Boulder hired a third-party paid consultant ...

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STARS 101: The Basics of Conducting a Campus Sustainability Assessment Membership Required

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)

AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. With more than 700 registered institutions on ...

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Interactive Tree Map of SUNY Geneseo Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Geneseo (NY)

Our project is an interactive map of the trees on the SUNY Geneseo campus, created utilizing GIS technology. It would act as an interactive digital field guide that would emphasize ...

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NYU Microgrid: Resiliency During Super Storm Sandy Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

A case study of the design, construction, operation and benefits of the NYU cogeneration plant and the NYU microgrid which supplies electricity to 26 buildings and heating and cooling to ...

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Designing collaborations: proposing a campus sustainability pedagogy network Membership Required

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

Although Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) houses organizations like the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute's (NYSP2I) as well as a college devoted to sustainability, most RIT undergraduates seem ...

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Art and Sustainability: Creative Problem Solving, Visual Communication, Active Learning and Sustainability Awareness Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Geneseo (NY)

I am a practicing artist and a former tenured faculty member that recently switched paths to the administrative side of the college, to more directly address sustainability on our campus ...

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Building a Campus-Wide Sustainability Network from the Ground Up, a Case Study Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Geneseo (NY)

In this presentation I will detail the work and progress made in developing our campus sustainability structure. At SUNY Geneseo, sustainability has been part of the conversation on campus for ...

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