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Mission-Driven Sustainability Studies for the Small College

  • La Roche College (PA)

La Roche College, a small, private, Catholic institution in the north hills of Pittsburgh, has recently undertaken steps to enhance the sustainability of its physical operations: the newly created "La ...

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Introduction to Sustainability Studies: Design and Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Course

  • Rider University (NJ)

Like many schools, our institution is actively engaged in integrating sustainability across the curriculum. However, because we have also instituted a minor in sustainability studies, we have developed and are ...

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The Sustainability Studies Minor at Roger Williams University

  • Roger Williams University (RI)

Since the Fall of 2010, Roger Williams University in Bristol RI, has offered a Sustainability Studies Minor. The minor consists of three required newly-created classes for the minor and three ...

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Sustainability Education at the Edge: A cohort model for doctoral study

  • Prescott College (AZ)

The challenge for the field of Sustainability Education is how to develop and support "agents of change" who can profoundly impact and transform our educational systems and communities to produce ...

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A Multidisciplinary Model for an Undergraduate Minor in Sustainability

  • University of Arkansas (AR)

This article provides the theoretical rationale of the multidisciplinary framework for curricula in a new sustainability minor at the University of Arkansas. Sustainability is by its very nature multidisciplinary, and ...

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Creating a B.S. in Sustainability Science: Lessons Learned

  • Kean University (NJ)

In less than 12 months, a B.S. in Sustainability Science degree proposal moved from conception to state approval at Kean University (NJ). It is the only degree of its ...

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How to Sell a Sustainability Major: Career Targeting and Reverse-Engineering

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

In 2008, Philadelphia University became one of the first universities in the nation to offer an undergraduate degree program in Environmental Sustainability. Thanks to our diverse mix of professionally-oriented majors ...

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Making SENS at the University of Saskatchewan: Innovation, Collaboration, and Transformation

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) at the University of Saskatchewan emerged in 2007-2008 from the university integrated planning process, which considered the coordination of academic priorities with financial ...

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Sustainability Studies: an Entrepreneurial Approach

  • University of Vermont (VT)

With budgets tight and competition stiff for new initiatives, it is challenging to move Sustainability Studies forward as a curriculum option. At University of Vermont, we are working on several ...

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Building A MASS Movement: the Masters of Arts in Sustainability Studies at Ramapo College of NJ

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)

As Sustainability moves from a meandering stream to a roaring movement, it is important that we develop graduate programs that push development of the field and prepare leaders to implement ...

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Sustainability Science at a Land Grant Institution: Linking Community Visioning and Scientific Analysis

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The need for academic researchers to have meaningful co-learning experiences with leaders in the broader community has been highlighted in much of the literature on sustainability. Scientists and community leaders ...

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Triple Bottom Line Reporting

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

Triple Bottom Line Reporting focuses on transparent disclosure of the organization’s triple bottom line: economic, environmental and social aspects, also known as the three pillars of sustainability. While not ...

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Imagined Landscapes: Visions of Sustainability

  • University of Utah (UT)

Sustainability is often characterized, graphically, as three overlapping ellipses, typically labeled “People”, “Planet”, and “Profit”. If we think of these ellipses as individual lenses though which to view the world ...

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Honors Seminar: The Sustainable Campus

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

This seminar examines social, economic and environmental sustainability issues as they pertain to complex institutions like colleges and universities. Using examples from universities and businesses around the country (including UIC ...

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Introduction to Sustainability (ACR 187 - Michigan State University)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Integration of balance among social equity, ecological integrity, economic vitality, civic engagement, aesthetic understanding, critical thinking, systems thinking, personal development, and competency-based learning. Portfolio assessment. ACR 187 is an introductory ...

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Brooke Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems enhances Georgia Tech’s research, education, and service missions, and campus operations through leadership, communications, development, and decision making inspired and defined by ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Sustainable Building Research

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Center for Sustainable Building Research's mission is to lead and support—through research, outreach, and education—the transformation of the regional built environment to provide for the ecological ...

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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 ...

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Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

  • Seattle University (WA)

Housed in the Bullitt Center, the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) will inspire and prepare a generation of leaders to meet the unprecedented ethical challenge facing humankind in ...

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Center for Social Innovation

  • Stanford University (CA)

The Center for Social Innovation's mission is to bring social and environmental change to the world. Through research, education, and experiential learning, the Center strengthens the capacity of individuals ...

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The Earth Institute

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Earth Institute brings together the people and tools needed to address some of the world's most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and ...

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Center for Sustainable Development

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)

The Center for Sustainable Development supports and inspires research, education, and applied projects in sustainable development by the students, faculty, staff, and administration of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Many of ...

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Center for Sustainable Suburban Development

  • University of California, Riverside (CA)

Established in 2003, CSSD conducts and disseminates research on issues of suburban growth and the impact of this growth on social, environmental, and transport systems.

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Center for Sustainability Education

  • Dickinson College (PA)

The Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) creates, enhances and connects opportunities for learning about sustainability in and out of the classroom. Working with a variety of partners, CSE supports activities ...

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Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

Rachel Carson’s work is the inspiration for the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education. Her contribution to human understanding of the environment is unparalleled. Silent Spring has been called ...

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Center for the Sustainable Environment

  • Franklin & Marshall College (PA)

The Franklin & Marshall Center for the Sustainable Environment was created to consolidate the many interests and initiatives relating to global environmental stewardship and sustainability on the Franklin & Marshall ...

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Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute (E²SHI)

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The Johns Hopkins Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health Institute (E²SHI) aims to coordinate and encourage innovative research and teaching that address the health and sustainability problems that society faces as ...

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Institute for Sustainable Solutions

  • Portland State University (OR)

The Institute for Sustainable Solutions (ISS) is a hub for sustainability at Portland State, supporting interdisciplinary research, curriculum development, student leadership, and meaningful community partnerships that contribute to a just ...

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Sharp Sustainability Education Center

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)

Ramapo College’s academic environment has benefited from the addition of the Sharp Sustainability Education Center. The Center further incorporates environmental literacy and understanding of sustainability into the Ramapo curriculum ...

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Robert A. Macoskey Center for Sustainable Systems Education and Research

  • Slippery Rock University (PA)

Slippery Rock University's home for hands-on sustainability education and action since 1990. The Robert A. Macoskey Center (RAMC) at SRU was created in 1990 to promote sustainability at SRU ...

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Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

The Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability (CLiGS) educates, inspires, and empowers professionals to create a better future for people and our planet through graduate education, professional development and research ...

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Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability

  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

The WKU Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability (CEES) has been in existence at WKU for over 25 years. The Center works with formal and non-formal educators from preK through ...

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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

  • Stanford University (CA)

The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment is working toward a future in which societies meet people’s needs for water, food, health and other vital services while protecting and ...

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AAS in Green Technology & Sustainability Option

  • Portland Community College (OR)

The program's Green Technology and Sustainability Option, approved this spring by the state of Oregon, provides Mechanical and Civil Engineering Technology students with the skills to better prepare them ...

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AAS in Sustainable Development

  • College of Menominee Nation (WI)

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Sustainable Development provide a student with a broad-based understanding of the Menominee Model of Sustainable Development. This program focuses on a multidisciplinary ...

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AAS in Sustainable Food Systems

  • Rio Salado College (AZ)

Sustainable Food Systems will show students how to identify ways to create sustainable food practices. Students will also learn about the real food movement, how food is produced and purchased ...

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AS in Environmental Studies & Sustainability

  • Cosumnes River College (CA)

The Environmental Studies & Sustainability Program is an interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary, course of study that presents a broad overview of ecological issues from a variety of perspectives in the natural ...

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AAS Sustainability Coordinator Program

  • Lane Community College (OR)

To prepare students for careers as sustainability coordinators, resource management technicians, corporate social responsibility coordinators, environmental specialists, recycling coordinators, pollution prevention specialists and energy or waste reduction analysts. Graduates may ...

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BA & BS in Sustainability

  • Hofstra University (NY)

The BA and BS major in sustainability studies allows students to complete a broad-based interdisciplinary course of study with required concentrations in sustainability, in the natural sciences, and in mathematics ...

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BA & Sc in Sustainability, Science & Society

  • McGill University (QC)

The program will provide the inter-disciplinary and integrative knowledge and skills required to understand and address the sustainability challenge in its multiple dimensions. It is built upon three pillars: 1 ...

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BA in Economics, Sustainability & Society

  • Xavier University (OH)

This degree will allow students to holistically investigate the complex sustainability challenges of our era, where the economy is seen as a component of the ecosystem, not vice versa. Students ...

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BA in Energy & Sustainability Policy

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Energy and Sustainability Policy can prepare you for success in energy careers related to foreign and domestic policy analysis, legislative or regulatory affairs, sales ...

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BA in Environmental & Sustainability Studies

  • George Mason University (VA)

George Mason University's new BA degree in environmental and sustainability studies combines the study of human behavior and environmental science. This innovative interdisciplinary program emphasizes the pivotal role that ...

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BA in Environmental & Sustainability Studies

  • University of Kentucky (KY)

The Bachelor of Arts Major in Environmental & Sustainability Studies (ENS) is an important addition to the University’s Degree possibilities. Students can obtain the ENS B.A. as a ...

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BA in Environmental Studies & Sustainability

  • Drew University (NJ)

The Environmental Studies and Sustainability (ESS) program provides students with the in-depth knowledge, multidisciplinary perspectives, and critical skills needed to address the complex environmental problems of today and of the ...

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BA in Environmental Studies & Sustainability

  • Prescott College (AZ)

The Environmental Studies and Sustainability curriculum centers on education in natural systems and processes of the Earth, and on the role of humans who both depend on and influence these ...

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BA in Environmental Sustainability

  • Meredith College (NC)

The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Sustainability Major is an interdisciplinary major focused on three foundations: (1) natural and mathematical sciences, (2) social sciences, and (3) economics and communication. Graduates ...

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BA in Environmental Sustainability

  • Wilson College (PA)

The environmental sustainability major is distinguished by a sustainability framework for resolving environmental problems. Students will apply both scientific and non-scientific knowledge to analyze pervasive environmental problems. Features of this ...

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BA in Environmental Sustainability & Social Justice

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The program draws upon the environmental leadership of the San Francisco Bay region, the strong campus commitment to social justice, and active campus sustainability efforts. Environmental Studies is a field ...

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BA in Geography & Urban Studies, Focus on Sustainability

  • Temple University (PA)

Sustainability invokes questions across a multitude of spatial scales and is deeply interrelated with the department's social justice, globalization, and geographic methods themes. The University's work focuses on ...

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