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Amplify Your Message: Advice from Communications Professionals Membership Required

  • Lewis & Clark College (OR)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The basic tenets of marketing communications—defining an audience and explaining how the benefits of a product or service suit that audience’s needs—are important tools for sustainability professionals ...

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Canadian On-Campus Sustainability and Social Justice Initiatives Membership Required

  • York University (ON)

Canadian On-Campus Sustainability and Social Justice Initiatives: Findings from a national research project Students are often the initial driver of new community-benefit initiatives on campuses. Regenesis, a Canadian on-campus sustainability ...

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EcoHouse at SUNY Geneseo: Creating Connections and Opportunities Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Geneseo (NY)

The purpose of this poster is to share with conference participants the history of SUNY Geneseo’s EcoHouse, and how this residential community has been able to engage students in ...

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The Nuts & Bolts of Adapting the UO’s Sustainable City Year Program Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)

In 2010, the New York Times called the University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) “perhaps the most comprehensive effort by a U.S. university to infuse sustainability ...

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Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium: Networking Lunch Membership Required

  • Princeton University (NJ)

Join the Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium (NECSC) for a lunch time regional networking event. Founded in 2004, each year NECSC has convened over 80 institutions of higher education from the ...

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NYCSHE Networking Event Membership Required

  • Syracuse University (NY)

The New York Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE) will offer New York campus faculty, staff and students the opportunity to come together to both learn more about the ...

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Integrating Sustainability Initiatives and Green Energy Infrastructure on Engineering College Campuses Membership Required

  • Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)

Emphasis on sustainability in higher education over the last decade prompted the formation of nonprofit organizations, like the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), which administers ...

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Using Intelligent HVAC Controls to Reduce Energy Usage in Residence Halls Membership Required

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

Technology can be used to reduce heating and cooling energy use by 25-32% in Residence Halls while keeping students climatically comfortable. The panelists will explain how they each captured these ...

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A Cap-and-Trade Model for RIT Commuters Membership Required

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

As climate change awareness grows, several U.S. colleges and universities are tracking their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and have signed the American and University Presidents Climate Commitment (AUPCC), pledging ...

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Optimizing and Designing Waste Diversion Programs Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Typical universities waste streams – often including residential, classroom and office spaces – are varied and require multifaceted protocols to optimize the handling and diversion of materials from landfills. This briefing will ...

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Pilot-to-Institutionalization Methodologies for Campus Community Greening Funds Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

A sharply increasing number of universities have implemented Campus Community Greening Funds (CCGFs) which offer students, and sometimes staff and faculty, modest funding for campus sustainability initiatives. This briefing will ...

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Postcards, Post-Sandy: Community Resiliency, Social Media and Service Learning Membership Required

  • The New School (NY)

POSTCARDS, POST-SANDY is a digital memory website created by undergraduate and graduate students from The New School for Public Engagement, Eugene Lang College and Parsons School of Design, New York ...

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Preventing Burnout in an Age of Permanent Crisis Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare." -Audre Lorde

As we care for ourselves, we become more effective activists and ...

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Creating EcoHouse: A Student Driven Approach to Sustainability and Social Justice Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Geneseo (NY)

This poster discusses residential living as a venue for learning and community engagement in sustainability and social justice. At our small, rural, public liberal arts college, education extends beyond the ...

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Stakeholder Connectedness on the Susquehanna River: An Ecosystem Approach to Fracking Membership Required

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

This paper proposes an inventory of the Susquehanna River Basin stakeholders as an initial step toward conceptualizing a self-sustaining, resilient ecosystem comprised of the natural environment and humans. The urgency ...

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Strategies for Building and Reinventing Effective Sustainability Committees Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Since 2006, our institution's sustainability initiatives have been shaped by a participatory, grassroots, volunteer-driven body comprised of faculty, students, and staff from across our decentralized urban campus. This Sustainability ...

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Empowering Ecoliteracy: A Transformative Art & Design Education Bridges Academics, Operations, and Facilities Membership Required

  • The New School (NY)

Parsons The New School for Design in New York City has approached sustainability holistically to engage students - shaping how they work, study, and participate in the material world - while also ...

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Working Within the World: How The New School brings real-world projects into the classroom Membership Required

  • The New School (NY)

In line with its dedication to interdisciplinary coursework and giving students hands-on experience, The New School presents two recent projects that exemplify working within the world. Empowerhouse brought together students ...

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Networking Meetup Lunch for Sustainability Professionals in Higher Education Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)
  • University of Hawaii - West Oahu (HI)

Among the huge number of attendees at the AASHE Conference, this is an opportunity to enjoy a working lunch for full-time higher education sustainability professionals specifically. Attendees will have a ...

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Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium: Regional Networking Lunch Membership Required

  • Cornell University (NY)

Join the Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium (NECSC) for a lunch time regional networking event. Founded in 2004, each year NECSC has convened over 80 institutions of higher education from the ...

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Lighting the Way to Energy Savings Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Are you bewildered by the lighting options available? As LED's start to enter the mainstream many institutions are contemplating whether to make the switch from traditional fluorescent and incandescent ...

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Creating a B.S. in Sustainability Science Program Membership Required

  • Kean University (NJ)

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, the New York Times, USA Today, and The Chronicle of Higher Education have all suggested that sustainability is a major of increasing interest among ...

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Analysis of Successes, Failures, and Characteristics of an Established Campus Sustainability Granting Program Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

In 2011, our university conducted the first full operational analysis of its campus sustainability granting program, one of the most established such programs in the nation. Our program offers grants ...

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How can a college or university integrate sustainable and environmental friendly practices into their dining service program? Membership Required

  • Marist College (NY)

As the movement for sustainable and healthy foods spreads across the United States and throughout the world, our campus food service operations are directly impacted. This program provides inspiration and ...

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Competitive Campus Greening Funds: An evaluation of successes and challenges for an emerging sustainability strategy Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

This briefing will share the major findings of a nation-wide survey of campus greening grant programs in the United States. A selection of thirteen established university programs that provide grants ...

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Sustainability beyond the campus with service-learning: Case study with village street trees Membership Required

  • Colgate University (NY)

The Environmental Studies Program at our university is emphasizing community-based service and research in a recently-revised curriculum. A required service-learning course connects students with the sustainability mission of our institution ...

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Sustainability in Campus Operations at Three Higher Education Institutions in Tompkins County, New York. Membership Required

  • New York Institute of Technology - Manhattan Campus (NY)

This paper demonstrates how the three higher education institutions in Tompkins County, New York are making good progress in the planning and implementation of actions to make campus operations more ...

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An Education in Sustainable Living: Building a Green College Residential Community at SUNY Oswego Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Oswego (NY)

In 2010 the State University of New York College at Oswego completed construction of The Village, a 350 bed upper class townhouse complex. The unique mission statement of the community ...

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Creating, Implementing and Sustaining a Themed Semester in Sustainability Membership Required

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

"Themester" is an initiative to engage the collective knowledge and creativity of the faculty and to involve undergraduate students in the exploration of ideas across the disciplines. The Themester topic ...

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Cogeneration: Creating Sustainable Energy for the Future at NYU Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

College campuses have a major opportunity for energy use reductions: district heat and power, also known as cogeneration. This presentation will examine NYU's new cogeneration power plant located underneath ...

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Fracking with Higher Education: Student Activism and Mobilization in the National and Local Context Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

What does the modern student movement look like on today's college campuses? How do they mobilize, communicate, and orchestrate their action? What are their tactics? Sit-ins? Boycotts? Petitions? Facebook ...

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Native Woodland Garden: The New Paradigm in Ecology Takes Root on Manhattan Island Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Does the high density of our cities mean that we have to leave the city center to experience biodiversity? Do we have to sacrifice aesthetics for the sake of ecological ...

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Strategies for Environmental Assessment: Leveraging Sustainability Reporting to Engage Change Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

From the first Environmental Assessment (EA) that our university performed half a decade ago through the process of institutionalizing assessment using STARS 1.0, our university's Office of Sustainability ...

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Sustainability Literacy Competencies: Creating Bridges between Classroom Learning and Sustainability Management Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

My paper draws on my experiences as a member of the faculty and Associate Director of Curriculum to promote sustainability in a large, decentralized university in an urban area. As ...

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Sustainable Study Abroad: Acting locally, Connecting globally Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

Study abroad is at the heart of an increasingly globalized and experiential higher education learning strategy, as students get to experience life in an entirely different cultural and ecological context ...

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Bike Sharing and the Urban Campus Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

In 2008, inspired by the municipal bicycle sharing programs in many European cities and bike rental programs available at some small campus-oriented schools, an independent student team began designing America ...

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Cleantech business incubation on campus: Accelerating the Journey from innovation to impact Membership Required

  • Polytechnic Institute of New York (NY)

The University-managed clean energy business incubator aspires to have a positive impact on the economic and environmental health of New York City by maximizing the success of emerging cleantech companies ...

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Sustainable Citizens, Governments, and Colleges 2.0: Engaging in the Twitterverse and Beyond Membership Required

  • Presidio Graduate School (CA)

"Creating Sustainable Campuses and Communities" goes far beyond student recycling campaigns, and Earth Day fairs; nowadays, social media is engaging others in the best sustainability practices. This study summarizes the ...

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Getting to 30% Greenhouse Gas Reduction from Energy Consumed in Buildings Membership Required

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

St. John's University - New York (STJ), a leader in PLaNYC 2030's "University Challenge", first private university to sign a MOU with EPA, and charter participant in AASHE STARS ...

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Reaccreditation at its Best - Completing a Special Focus on Sustainability in Tandem with STARS Membership Required

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

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) is currently undergoing a reaccreditation effort through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. As part ...

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Leading the Way: How CUNY is shaping sustainability in NYC Membership Required

  • The City University of New York (NY)

As this nation's largest urban university, the City University of New York (CUNY) plays a transformational role in New York City's sustainable future with an educational footprint that ...

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Global Greening: Study Abroad and Sustainability at New York University Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

New York University has established its academic and cultural identity around the "global network university" model.1 With twelve different study abroad sites and the highest number of students studying ...

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STARS 101 (2010) Membership Required

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

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

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CHEFS: Advancing the Carbon Footprinting of Food in North America Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)
  • Aramark Higher Education (PA)
  • Clean Air-Cool Planet (NH)

Dining plays a central role in campus life, as has been reflected in a plethora of recent dining-related initiatives—from trayless cafeterias to composting to community gardens on campus. A ...

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Climate Action Planning and Student Engagement Membership Required

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

Sustainability and Climate Action efforts SUNY ESF first engaged students in a formal way in 2000. Students developed ESF's first assessment of the energy required to educate and undergraduate ...

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Educating for Sustainability through Campus and Community Service Membership Required

  • Daemen College (NY)

In an interdisciplinary collaboration between a biologist and artist/designer at Daemen College, our service learning course engages students in environmental science through the creation of a campus outdoor education ...

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Student Driven Campus Biodiesel Membership Required

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

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) started producing biodiesel for its fleet four years ago. The project was initiated by an undergraduate ...

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USEPA MOU Program with Colleges and Universities Membership Required

  • Kean University (NJ)

The presentation will review a unique program of Region 2 of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The partnership program is designed to create initiatives to catalyze a just ...

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Building Community Through Collaborative Education: Partnerships for Sustainable Design Membership Required

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

As educators it is critical that we recognize our obligation to take an active role in developing curriculum that engages students in understanding the issues of environmental and social sustainability ...

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The University at Albany's Purple Path: A Vision for Sustainable, Non-Motorized Travel Membership Required

  • University at Albany (NY)

The University at Albany has begun construction on an ambitious and student driven project called the Purple Path. Named after our school's colors, the path is a five kilometer ...

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