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Carbon Neutral Campus: Solar Research

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

This project was set out to analyze two UIC buildings, the Student Services Building and the Pharmacognosy Field Station, in order to determine their potential for solar energy along with ...

  • Posted Aug. 10, 2018
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Food Recovery At UIC

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

At the University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) dining facilities, there is much food that is prepared but not eaten. It goes to the landfill, but it could be ...

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UIC Campus Bike Rack Inventory

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

In the summer of 2018, this project was undertaken to inventory all bike racks at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Knowing for certain the capacities and locations of the ...

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Meeting the food waste challenge in higher education

  • Montana State University (MT)

Purpose: Food waste represents a major sustainability challenge with environmental, economic, social and health implications. Institutions of higher education contribute to generating food waste while serving as models in championing ...

  • Posted Aug. 10, 2018
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1 MegaWatt Battery Energy Storage System

  • California State University, Long Beach (CA)

In 2017, California State University, Long Beach installed a 1 Megawatt energy storage system on campus as part of a multiphase project with Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) made possible through ...


Princeton University Vertical Farming Project

  • Princeton University (NJ)

The Princeton University Vertical Farming Project, led by Dr. Paul Gauthier, uses a hydroponic and artificial lighting growing system to study the viability of feeding a rapidly growing world population ...


GIS Certicate

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The program objective is to certify a student's satisfactory completion of a series of courses designed for professional GIS training and education at Stockton University. GIS is becoming increasingly ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Marine Science (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Stockton's Marine Science (MARS) program encompasses two general areas of study: Marine Biology and Oceanography. The program is interdisciplinary and requires student competence in several areas of science. A ...

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Geology Minor

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Students in Stockton’s Geology (GEOL) program have the ability to explore the traditional disciplines of the geosciences while engaging in interdisciplinary subjects such as geophysics, geomorphology, environmental geology, coastal ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Geology (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Students in Stockton’s Geology (GEOL) program have the ability to explore the traditional disciplines of the geosciences while engaging in interdisciplinary subjects such as geophysics, geomorphology, environmental geology, coastal ...

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Environmental Sciences Minor

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The Environmental Science Program provides a broad understanding of how physical, biological and human components of the environment interact to prepare students to become environmental professionals.

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Environmental Science (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The Environmental Science Program (ENVL) provides a broad understanding of how physical, biological and human components of the environment interact to prepare students to become environmental professionals.

Possible concentrations include ...

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Sustainability (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The degree in Sustainability (SUST) allows students to develop a broad, interdisciplinary education, while also achieving focused expertise in a career field. With a curriculum that integrates the natural sciences ...

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Peace Studies Minor

  • Lewis University (IL)

This program critically engages students in addressing contemporary social justice problems and building "just peace." The minor includes course options in communications, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, social work, sociology ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Science Minor

  • Lewis University (IL)

An environmental science minor provides a solid background in environmental issues to better prepare students to work in their field with an understanding of sustainability. 19 hours of coursework are ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Lewis University (IL)

The Environmental Science, B.A. is designed for students who plan on working with non-profits, or plan to study environmental Law. Coursework in this degree program include work in the ...

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Oceanography (PhD)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Scripps Oceanography PhD program is organized into three separate academic programs: the Climate-Ocean-Atmosphere Program; Geosciences of the Earth, Oceans, and Planets; and the Ocean Biosciences Program. Each of these ...

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Environmental Systems Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

A minor in Environmental Systems will expose students to the interdisciplinary approach necessary to address environmental problems. The program places a strong emphasis on a rigorous natural science foundation.

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Studies minor offers students from every major a basic grounding in the scientific, technical, social, and cultural issues presented by the interaction of human beings with their environment ...

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Urban Studies and Planning Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The USP Program is an undergraduate community of students with diverse interests and goals. The program provides students with a variety of approaches and tools to understand the development, character ...

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Urban Studies and Planning (BA)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The USP Program is an undergraduate community of students with diverse interests and goals. The program provides students with a variety of approaches and tools to understand the development, character ...

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Environmental Chemistry (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Students have an option of earning a B.S. in the Environmental Chemistry that is ACS-Certified or not. The ACS certified version is recommended for those who intend to apply ...

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Earth Sciences Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Earth sciences encompass broad scientific study of the origin and evolution of the earth system and its life forms. The Earth Sciences minor embraces a wide range of topics, including ...

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Marine Science Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The minor curriculum is designed to complement the strong disciplinary training of UCSD basic science majors by providing a broad interdisciplinary perspective with an environmental focus. Ocean-related science is relevant ...

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Oceanic and Atmospheric Studies (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Undergraduates in the Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences major will develop an understanding of the fundamental physics and chemistry governing the ocean and atmosphere. The major engages students in a wide ...

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Earth Sciences (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Earth sciences encompass broad scientific study of the origin and evolution of the earth system and its life forms. The Earth Sciences major embraces a wide range of topics, including ...

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Marine Biology (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Undergraduates in this major will develop an understanding of the biology of marine organisms and the biological and physical processes that affect these organisms, their populations, and their coastal and ...

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Environmental Science (PSM)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The Professional Science Master's (PSM) in Environmental Science offers working professionals and qualified undergraduates an education that is multidisciplinary and applications-oriented, preparing graduates for professional advancement in the business ...

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Energy Certificate

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Energy Studies is an interdisciplinary program. It is designed to educate students in the multifaceted problems associated with energy use in our society and to pose methods for possible solutions ...

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Environmental Systems (BA/BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Systems Program recognizes the growing demand for environmental specialists and is designed to prepare undergraduates to enter a broad spectrum of environmental careers and graduate programs in, for ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Boston College (MA)

The Environmental Studies Program provides students with an understanding of the issues facing the planet as they strive to develop paths toward a sustainable future, from perspectives in the social ...

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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Engineering program within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at UCSD is a modern interpretation of this rapidly changing field. Unlike the classical environmental engineering topics ...

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Nature, Culture, Sustainability Studies (MA)

  • Rhode Island School of Design (RI)

Students in RISD’s Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies MA program develop scholarly expertise in the rapidly evolving field of interdisciplinary environmental studies. Working closely with faculty experts in the environmental ...

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Environmental Science (MS)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

The objective of the program is to provide the educational background needed by engineers and scientists who will be coping with the complex problems of water and air pollution, flood ...

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Civil Engineering (MSE)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

Through the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science prospective students can earn a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) in Civil Engineering and have the option of ...

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Transforming Sustainability Education at the Creative Edge of the Mainstream

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)
  • Schumacher College

Mainstream westernised educational policy and practice continue to be firmly rooted in ontological and epistemological traditions that reflect what Gregory Bateson referred to as the illusion of our separation from ...


Pathways to carbon neutral energy systems at the University of California, Davis

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

To achieve carbon neutrality by 2025 the University of California, Davis (UCD) seeks to eliminate its dependence on fossil energy sources. This study outlines a methodology to identify optimal equipment ...


Campus bottled water bans, not always the solution

  • Allegheny College (PA)

The purpose of this study was to identify how to reduce bottled water use on our campus, given that the majority of students were bringing it onto campus from outside ...


No food for thought: Food insecurity is related to poor mental health and lower academic performance among students in California’s public university system

  • University of South Carolina (SC)
  • University of Michigan (MI)

This study examined the relationships between food insecurity, mental health, and academic performance among college students in a California public university system (N = 8705). Structural equation modeling was performed to ...


Strategic leadership for sustainability by higher education: the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment

  • Greenland Enterprises (MA)

Higher education has a strong influence in shaping the mental models of many of society's professionals and leaders and is a critical leverage point in creating a sustainable society ...


Campus sustainability in the US: Environmental management and social change since 1970

  • Smith College (MA)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • Massachusettes Institute of Technology (CT)

In the US, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have occupied a distinct role in the social contract: they have been predisposed to be at the forefront of social change and to ...


Creating a water-saver self-identity reduces water use in residence halls

  • James Madison University (VA)
  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Water scarcity is a pressing social problem. Attempts to increase conservation that focus on education or attitudes produce limited success. Installing efficient appliances reduces water use, but can be costly ...


Washington Youth Summit on the Environment

  • George Mason University (VA)

Students conduct fish sampling survey in the Potomac River off the shores of Leesylvania State Park.


Resilient Cities Initiative

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The Resilient Cities Initiative (RCI) is an interdisciplinary applied research think-tank for cities established by the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University, Chico in 2016. The RCI connects ...


Fair Trade Fair at Seattle University

  • Seattle University (WA)

In 2015, Seattle University was the first University in the Pacific Northwest to be designated as a Fair Trade University, building awareness about Fair Trade and getting Fair Trade products ...


Accelerating Change through the President’s Sustainability Research Program

  • Swarthmore College (PA)
  • AASHE (PA)

This webinar describes the President’s Sustainability Research Fellowship (PSRF) model, an innovative program at Swarthmore College that matches motivated students with staff and faculty mentors to research, develop, and ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2018
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OSU Search Advocates Training Session

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Anne Gillies, Search Advocate Program Director, shares current research about implicit bias, diversity, inclusive employment principles, and effective ways to be an advocate on a search committee. According to reviews ...


Environmental JustICE Cream Social - part 1

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

As the semester opens in early September, the Environmental Justice Initiative hosts an ice cream social that features a facilitated "speed networking" circle to connect students from across campus who ...


South Seattle College SBST Students Engage with Energy Dashboard

  • South Seattle College (WA)

Students in South Seattle College’s Sustainable Building Science Technology BAS program use an energy dashboard to help track utilities at SSC’s Georgetown campus.


Free Food Planters at University of New Brunswick

  • University of New Brunswick (NB)

To engage its campus community in personal and social change through sustainable urban agriculture, the University of New Brunswick Sustainability Office has established sustainable, self-watering, free food planters around the ...