Search Results

290 resources

ASU Carbon Neutrality: Go BIG or Watch Everyone Else Pass You By - Campus Energy Efficiency at Scale

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Rocky Mountain Institute (CO)

Universities and Colleges are leading the way toward a carbon neutral future for all of us. Arizona State University is an inspirational example of a campus on the frontlines of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund: A Unique Application With A Proven Track Record

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

A major research university developed and launched its Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund (SIRF) in fiscal year (FY) 2010 with the goals of investing wisely in projects that promote sustainability, accelerating ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Make the Most of Recycling: Move It Out of the Recycling Department

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Arizona State University Mail Services has created a recycling collection channel that is designed to promote and enhance the recycling efforts on campus. What started as a process designed to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Sustainability Projects Assessment Tool (SPAT)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Sustainability Projects Assessment Tool (SPAT) is an automated decision support program that seeks to identify total cost of ownership of sustainability projects, and analyzes three aspects: assessment of environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Designing Introductory Courses in Sustainability for Undergraduate Learners

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Skagit Valley College (WA)
  • University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

Sustainability programs have proliferated in colleges and universities recently, including lower division courses designed to introduce students to the issues of sustainability. But as a field of study, sustainability is ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

The Honors Society for Sustainability: Student Initiative Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

A group of high-achieving sustainability students at ASU recognized the need for an outlet to discuss their ideas and connect with other like-minded individuals in order to achieve sustainable change ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

The Honors Society for Sustainability: Catalyzing Student Engagement

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The ASU School of Sustainability, founded in 2007, was the first of its kind. For the past year, high-achieving sustainability students at ASU have sought to create another first - an ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Realizing Campus Sustainability: One Student Project at a Time

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

In transforming a University campus for a sustainable future, operations staff generate a multitude of project opportunities which have the potential to engage students in sustainability research and problem-solving. Simultaneously ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Developing partnerships to reach campus sustainability goals: ASU's Collaboration with UPS

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • UPS (GA)

Leading universities are looking closely at their campuses environmental impact, and finding novel ways to reduce carbon emissions and waste. ASU has four specific sustainability goals including Carbon Neutrality, Zero ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Sustainability Walking Tour

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

A major research university has established a sustainability walking tour. Tour participants can choose to go on a guided tour led by a volunteer group of students and staff or ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Partnership and Collaboration: Establishing a farmers market program on a university campus

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The campus farmers market is in its second year. Success has been largely due to cross-departmental cooperation as well as partnerships with third-party market association vendors and University dining services ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Sustainable Cities Network: Bridging the University with Arizona Communities

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Sustainable Cities Network was created to be a bridge between Arizona State University's (ASU) research and technical capabilities in sustainability and the front-line challenges facing Arizona communities. Convened ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Staff Sustainability Literacy - Developing the Training Module

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

An informed staff is a key component for the successful implementation of a comprehensive sustainability practices vision. In today's work environment, a university often requires fire safety training, defensive ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

A Comprehensive Approach to Sustainability on Campus: Stories from the Field

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)
  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • American University (DC)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (DC)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

With students and college presidents alike making commitments to go green, higher education is institutionalizing a culture of sustainability like never before. Developing a comprehensive plan for sustainability on campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Department Bike Share Program

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Global Institute of Sustainability at ASU established a Department Bike Share Program in May of 2010 to serve as a model for other departments interested in promoting sustainability. The ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

LED University - Sharing the Experience, Expertise and Excitement of LED Lighting

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Marquette University (WI)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • Cree (NC)

The LED University® program helps colleges and universities around the world begin deploying LED lighting to significantly reduce energy use for lighting while dramatically lowering maintenance costs. According to the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Campus Organic Gardens On the Rise

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Fort Lewis College (CO)
  • Saint Michael's College (VT)

Program organizers from several different colleges plan to lead an interactive discussion on different approaches to community and organic gardening on college campuses. Campus gardens are known for being one ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Campus Success through Collaboration and Student Engagement

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Building student support for university sustainability programs is the fundamental element that will catalyze the necessary culture change to create an aware and engaged society and the resulting long-term programmatic ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Anticipatory Competence as a Key Competence in Sustainability Education

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

With the continued development of sustainability science as an academic endeavor, witnessed in both the establishment of new programs and the maturing of established programs, comes increasing pressure to define ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Campus Metabolism - A Visual Education and Awareness Tool Supporting Conservation

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Arizona State University recognizes the importance of providing relevant information to engage their community as agents of change in its sustainability mission. The Campus Metabolism project is an effort to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Mega University - Two Roads, One Path To Climate Neutrality

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • University of Florida (FL)

The University of Florida and Arizona State University both enjoy grassroots support and top level leadership for sustainability. With 55 and 65 thousand students respectively, the development of a campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Two Paths to Integration: Developing Formal and Informal Networks for Campus Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • University of Florida (FL)

The University of Florida and Arizona State University both enjoy grassroots support and top level leadership for sustainability. With 50 and 60 thousand students respectively, the development of a sustainable ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Sustainability in Higher Education: the Strategies and Implications of Campus Planning Decisions and Change Efforts

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)
  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Northwestern University (IL)

In the past year, members of AASHE have been asked to participate in a number of surveys. This presentation will offer summaries of three perspectives being studied, providing participants with ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Maximizing Student Action on Campus

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Higher education institutions have been home to some of the most significant movements in history. Students recognize that there is strength in numbers and want to use their knowledge to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

A Sustainable Process for Sustainability Curriculum Development

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Development of interdisciplinary curricula is always a complicated process, both conceptually and bureaucratically. Doing this work in a new field in a new School is particularly challenging. This presentation traces ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Serving Sustainability to Sun Devils: ASU's Award for Ecologically Healthy Food Services

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Serving Sustainability to Sun Devils is Arizona State University's award program for ecologically healthy food services. The mission of Serving Sustainability to Sun Devils is to provide a comprehensive ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Students Doing Research on Sustainability Reaching Out Beyond the Campus

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The concept of education for sustainable development has been acknowledged by institutions of higher education and underscored by the UNESCO Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. On the demand side ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Careers in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Sustainability education options increase each year. Colleges and universities offer courses, concentrations, certificates, minors, and now even full degree programs. Still, questions remain as to where students will use their ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Preparing Graduate Students to Teach Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

This presentation outlines an innovative approach to training graduate students to be effective teachers of sustainability in academic, K-12, community, and professional environments. Because most of our graduate students will ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Sustainability Coalition Growth Model

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Students Act Now for Sustainability (SANS) is Arizona State University's new sustainability coalition whose goal is to build a base of sustainability in Arizona through action, outreach and education ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives utilize the brightest minds in sustainability science to develop solutions to real-world problems throughout the globe. A program administered by Arizona State University's Global ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

National Center of Excellence (NCE) on SMART Innovations

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The National Center of Excellence (NCE) on SMART Innovations provides climate and energy system solutions based on sound science and engineering to governments and industries around the globe. Its research ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Center for Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • Syracuse University (NY)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Center for Sustainable Engineering (CSE) is a partnership among five universities: Syracuse University (lead institution), Arizona State University, and Georgia Institute of Technology. Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The center carries out frontier multidisciplinary scientific research designed to use biological and biologically-based artificial systems to address societal energy needs in a sustainable manner, with an emphasis on solar ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

BA in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) program introduces students to the concept of sustainability in the context of real-world problems. This environmental green degree program explores the interaction of environmental, economic ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

BS in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program introduces students to the concept of sustainability in the context of real-world problems, exploring the interaction of environmental, economic, and social systems. Students can pursue the following ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

BSE in Civil, Environmental & Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Civil and environmental engineers work to achieve safe and sustainable development in a cost-effective, environmentally protective and socially responsible manner. They utilize engineering principles to enhance the built and natural ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

PhD in Civil, Environmental & Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The faculty in civil, environmental and sustainable engineering offer a graduate program leading to the PhD in civil, environmental and sustainable engineering. A broad range of theoretical and experimental research ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

PhD in Design, Environment, & the Arts

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The program is at the cutting edge of creating new knowledge in design, environment, and the arts. Broad in scope, the program involves multidisciplinary research interests at both micro- and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

PhD in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The PhD in Sustainability engages scientists and leaders in research to investigate the urgent sustainability challenges of the 21st century. The flexible, interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Law, Science, & Technology Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Center offers a Law, Science, & Technology Certificate Program to students enrolled at the College of Law and who have science and technology interests. The program involves substantive course ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Environmental Management Concentration (MS in Technology)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Graduates are prepared for work in industrial settings, utilities, environmental regulatory agencies, environmental engineering or industrial hygiene consulting firms, and NGOs or other agencies involved with environmental management. Students can ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Executive Master in Sustainability Leadership

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Executive Master's for Sustainability Leadership at Arizona State University teaches organizational leadership skills through the lens of sustainability. It provides working mid-career professionals with practical, actionable tools to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MA in Social Justice & Human Rights

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MA in Social Justice and Human Rights (SJHR) in ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences provides a theoretically and methodologically rigorous program offering opportunities for skill ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MA in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MA program in Sustainability addresses some of the most pressing concerns of the 21st century. Students learn innovative approaches to understand, research, and provide solutions to complex sustainability challenges ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MA in Urban & Environmental Planning

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Masters of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB). It is an interdisciplinary, professional degree designed to prepare students for leadership roles in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MS in Civil, Environmental & Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering is designed to enhance the knowledge gained in the undergraduate engineering program by requiring the students to understand and practice fundamental concepts in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MS in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MS program in Sustainability addresses some of the most pressing concerns of the 21st century. Students learn innovative approaches to understand, research, and provide solutions to complex sustainability challenges ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MSE in Civil, Environmental & Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MSE program is designed to bridge the gap between knowledge of engineering sciences and creative engineering practice while at the same time increasing the depth and breadth of knowledge ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Minor in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The 18-credit minor in sustainability allows students from many areas of study to explore the challenges of sustainability and how it may be used to develop solutions to pressing issues ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more