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Educating the Aware, Informed and Action-Oriented Sustainable Citizen

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The Introduction to Sustainability course at the University of Iowa seeks to educate the aware, informed and action-oriented sustainable citizen. A phenomenographic analysis and retrospective pretest were utilized to determine ...


Evolution and structure of sustainability science

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The concepts of sustainable development have experienced extraordinary success since their advent in the 1980s. They are now an integral part of the agenda of governments and corporations, and their ...


Utilizing international networks for accelerating research and learning in transformational sustainability science

  • University of Tokyo
  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • Stellenbosch University (Western Cape)
  • Lund University
  • Maastricht University
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (DF)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Arizona State University (AZ)

A promising approach for addressing sustainability problems is to recognize the unique conditions of a particular place, such as problem features and solution capabilities, and adopt and adapt solutions developed ...

  • Posted Jan. 31, 2017
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Learning for resilience, or the resilient learner? Towards a necessary reconciliation in a paradigm of sustainable education

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

This explorative paper works across discourses to suggest the possibility and potential of an integrative paradigm for sustainability education that reconciles instrumental and intrinsic educational traditions, informed and infused by ...

  • Posted Jan. 30, 2017
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Framing for sustainability: the impact of language choice on educational outcomes

  • University of Utah (UT)

Because what people do is not based entirely on what they know, the way educators frame sustainability concepts is critical. Framing influences recognized antecedents of pro-environmental behavior such as attitudes ...

  • Posted Jan. 30, 2017
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Student Interest for Environment/Sustainability Undergraduate Programmes: Recent Australian Experience

  • RMIT University

Increasingly, employers are seeing the need to have employees who have capabilities in sustainability. The hope is that there will be a sufficient number of appropriately educated people to enter ...

  • Posted Jan. 27, 2017
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Executive Education Program in Sustainable Food Systems

  • Columbia University (NY)

The food system is complex and encompasses all aspects of sustainability: social, economic, and environmental. The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) Executive Education Program in Sustainable Food Systems ...

  • Posted Jan. 5, 2017
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Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) Executive Education Program allows professionals from all sectors to gain knowledge and tools to make sound decisions about business activities and policy ...

  • Posted Jan. 5, 2017
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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Global Sustainable Management

  • Anaheim University (CA)

Anaheim University's Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Global Sustainable Management focuses on leadership, social responsibility and sustainable practices. Students complete 4 foundation courses + 8 courses in sustainable management ...

  • Posted Jan. 5, 2017
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Applied Sustainability Education with a Systems Science Emphasis at a STEM University

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

In the southeastern U.S., the Sustainability Studies bachelors program at F.I.T. is one of the first of its type among STEM universities. A preliminary case study is ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2016
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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems

  • Portland State University (OR)

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems at Portland State University offers students the opportunity to explore the complex issues and relationships between food, people, and society. The program draws ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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Rutgers University Online MPA – Specialization in Nonprofit Management

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

A great education starts with a great curriculum. The public administration degree from Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) gives students a broad understanding of the field and ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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Online Master of Science in Biomimicry

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The online Master of Science in Biomimicry at ASU Online is a first of its kind program focusing on an emerging discipline that seeks to apply life’s strategies to ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2016
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Certificate in Sustainable Business Leadership

  • Saint Louis University (MO)

The professional certificate in Sustainable Business Leadership is a self-paced, fully on-line course featuring insights, videos, and experiences on sustainable leadership gathered from top thought leaders, companies, sustainability professionals, and ...

  • Posted Nov. 11, 2016
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Key competencies to action: Transdisciplinary learning of key competencies for sustainability

  • Lund University

Purpose: According to literature there is a set of six key competencies that distinguish sustainability professionals, including researchers, from professionals and researchers in other fields, making them “systemic problem solvers ...


Sustainability Science in a Global Landscape

This report describes a bibliometric analysis of the sustainability science research landscape between 2009 and 2013. Key findings include:

  1. Research on sustainability has grown almost twice as fast as research ...

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Management and Sustainability

  • Murdoch University (Western Australia)

In this program, students learn to link management decisions with local, regional and global sustainability initiatives. They are equipped to develop clear alternatives for professional organisations to secure a sustainable ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environment, Resources and Sustainability

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Students in this program will use insights from the natural, physical, and social sciences to help solve some of the world’s biggest environmental challenges, from water and food, to ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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PhD in Social and Ecological Sustainability

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The PhD program in School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) is devoted to understanding and pursuing sustainability in a dynamic and complex world, and to considering and integrating understanding ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management (MES)

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Sustainability Management graduate program is committed to providing future environmental leaders with the research skills, management tools, strategies and processes required to realize sustainable outcomes within business, government and ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Environmental Studies in Environment, Resources and Sustainability (MES)

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Masters program in Environment, Resources and Sustainability provides a mix of transdisciplinary understanding and problem-solving combined with the ability to focus on a narrower problem or issue.

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Graduate Certificate of Education for Sustainability

  • James Cook University (Queensland)

This qualification develops skills and knowledge in sustainability and enables students to communicate these skills in educational settings. This course is relevant to teachers, trainers, school leaders, administrators, and others ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Graduate Certificate of Science in Sustainability

  • James Cook University (Queensland)

This program requires 4 courses related to sustainability science.

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Education in Sustainability

  • James Cook University (Queensland)

The Sustainability major in the Master of Education program develops enables students to communicate and innovate sustainability education programs in formal and informal education. This program is relevant to teachers ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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The Master of Sustainability Leadership Program at ASU

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Master of Sustainability Leadership (MSL) degree at Arizona State University will prepare professionals to advance social and environmental responsibility. The program teaches organizational leadership skills through the lens of ...

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2016
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Sustainability Studies BA in Liberal Arts

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Sustainability Studies B.A. in Liberal Arts is designed to provide a rigorous and focused study of sustainability methods and content and simultaneously allow a student to complete all ...

  • Posted Sept. 29, 2016
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UConn Reserach Gathers Critical Information Needed in Fight to Save Wildlife

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

An international group of top biologists led by UConn ecologist Mark Urban is calling for a coordinated effort to gather important species information that is urgently needed to improve predictions ...

  • Posted Sept. 14, 2016
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Muhlenberg College Water Conservation Native Plants

  • Muhlenberg College (PA)

Muhlenberg College has a living learning experience for undergraduate students at the Treehouse. Here, students manage the permculture garden and community vegetable garden which includes a rainwater collection system. The ...

  • Posted Sept. 14, 2016
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Dr. Dorceta Taylor

  • Western Michigan University (MI)

Dr. Dorceta Taylor engages students and community members in discussions on sustainable agriculture, food justice, inclusion and diversity.

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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Appalachian State University students have a hands-on sustainability experience

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Appalachian State University’s leadership in sustainability education can be traced back to more than 25 years. The university houses the nation’s longest running Sustainable Development Program (est. 1991 ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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CSUN's Saves 55 Million Gallons per Year Through Various Water Conservation Efforts

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

In an effort to meet the State of California's mandated water conservation targets, California State University, Northridge has made significant strides in reducing water use through irrigation improvements and ...


Student Beekeepers: Almost as Busy as Bees

  • Colorado Mountain College (CO)

This photograph was taken on April 22 (Earth Day!), 2016. It shows members of the Beekeeping Club at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs tending their bees and teaching students ...


Online Certificate in Sustainable Resource Management

  • Kankakee Community College (IL)

This 2-course certificate certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers in sustainable resource management. Those who complete the courses are eligible to take the Illinois Recycling Association's ...

  • Posted Aug. 29, 2016
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Undergraduate Minor in Sustainability

  • George Washington University (DC)

The Undergraduate Minor in Sustainability allows students to explore the challenges of sustainability and to think about how to develop solutions to pressing issues at the local, regional, and global ...

  • Posted Aug. 24, 2016
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AAS in Sustainability Technologies

  • Cape Fear Community College (NC)

The Sustainability Technologies program is designed to prepare students to meet the challenges of the new energy economy. The program’s three focus areas – Sustainability, Renewable Energy, and Buildings – overlap ...

  • Posted Aug. 23, 2016
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Professional Certificate in Sustainability for Existing Buildings

  • George Mason University (VA)

The non-credit Professional Certificate in Sustainability for Existing Buildings focuses on the importance of sustainability in the operation of existing buildings. This program is specifically focused on the principles of ...

  • Posted Aug. 22, 2016
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AAS degree in Environmental Technologies and Sustainable Practices

  • Cascadia College (WA)

The Associate in Applied Science-Transfer degree in Environmental Technologies and Sustainable Practices is a comprehensive technical degree that provides industry-specific knowledge and professional skills that are vital to staking a ...

  • Posted Aug. 19, 2016
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Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Practices

  • Cascadia College (WA)

Cascadia College’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Practices provides a pathway to careers in the green industry. Graduates will learn the skills necessary to plan and implement sustainable ...

  • Posted Aug. 19, 2016
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Environmental and Cultural Sustainability Certificate

  • University of North Carolina, Asheville (NC)

The Environmental and Cultural Sustainability Certificate program is designed for individuals employed in or seeking employment in fields in which sustainability concepts play an integral role such as: land use ...

  • Posted Aug. 18, 2016
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Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • Dominican University of California (CA)
  • North Lake College - DCCCD (TX)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • Sustainability Management Association (CA)

The Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP) is a professional credential for sustainability practitioners. SMCP qualifies an individual's understanding of managing for sustainability and retention of the body of knowledge ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2016
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BS in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The major in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability provides a strong scientific foundation in ecosystem ecology integrated with a broad knowledge of the cultural, social, economic, and political issues that are ...

  • Posted Aug. 12, 2016
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Net Zero Water Planning Toolkit

  • Brendle Group (CO)

The Net Zero Water (NZW) Planning Toolkit is intended to standardize and simplify water analysis and planning, while also maximizing economic returns and environmental benefits. The toolkit includes four phases ...


Sustainability Science: Field Methods and Exercises

Describes the theory and practice of field methods in Sustainability Science, a program at a growing number of universities. This book builds up on the experience and lessons learned by ...


Learning sustainability leadership: An action research study of a graduate leadership course

  • Portland State University (OR)

This study used action research methodology to examine the development of sustainability leadership in a graduate leadership course. The research investigated the impact of this leadership course, which was designed ...


MS in Professional Science

  • Unity College (ME)

Learning to navigate the unpredictable waves of our globalized society places a pivotal degree of responsibility on aspiring leaders to develop skills necessary to be effective change agents. At America ...

  • Posted July 26, 2016
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Sustainability Programming is an Ethical Obligation for Higher Education in the Environmental Century

  • Unity College (ME)

Development of a sustainable relationship with our natural resources is an imperative for any meaningful quality of life as climate change poses the ultimate test of our adaptability as a ...


Transforming US higher education to support sustainability science for a resilient future: the influence of institutional administrative organization

  • Unity College (ME)

Interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability (IES) academic programs have an important and distinctive role in education for sustainability: preparing sustainability-oriented problem solvers who work at the science–policy, science–management, and ...


Interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability education: islands of progress in a sea of dysfunction

  • Brown University (RI)
  • Unity College (ME)

This essay describes the inequity faced by most interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability (IES) degree programs and the impact of that inequity on student and faculty experiences. Despite the urgent need ...


As colleges add green majors and minors, classes fill up

  • USA TODAY (VA)

Colleges are rapidly adding new majors and minors in green studies, and students are filling them fast.

  • Posted June 23, 2016
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Online Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability at ASU

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The program explores the social and human aspects of sustainability in the context of real-world issues. Students will look at ways to solve challenges of sustainability related to the environment ...

  • Posted June 21, 2016
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