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Understanding Food Waste at Johnson County Community College: A Multi-Method Approach

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

Food waste and food insecurity are vastly different, yet inextricably linked, social, economic, and environmental problems which afflict societies throughout the world. This study contributes to the literature on individual ...


Bachelor of Integrated Studies - Sustainability, Society, and Resource Management

  • Pittsburg State University (KS)

Pittsburg State University’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) degree in Sustainability, Society & Resource Management (SSRM) is the only program of its kind in the state of Kansas. This ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Student's Club Revolutionized the Meaning of Green at a Community College!

  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)

There was a mayor change at Cedar Valley College’s (CVC) Sustainability Office this academic year. All the Sustainability Awareness events were developed and delivered by the Student’s Green ...


Teaching Introductory Economics to Promote Sustainability

  • Northeastern University (MA)

This chapter addresses how sustainability can be incorporated within the Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics curriculum. Examples of assignments along with case study assessments of the impact of ...


Building Trust and Community: The Transformative Experience of the Green Revolving Fund at Agnes Scott College

  • Agnes Scott College (GA)
  • Sustainable Endowments Institute (MA)
  • Second Nature (MA)
  • City of Decatur (GA)

Agnes Scott College initiated the college’s Green Revolving Fund (GRF) in 2011 as a practical solution to a common challenge shared by colleges and universities that have committed to ...


Sustainability Activation Program at the University of Dayton

  • University of Dayton (OH)

The Sustainability Activation Program (SAP) is a peer-to-peer education program which takes a holistic and human rights oriented approach to sustainability education on campus and in the community. It began ...


Geography Education for Sustainable Development

  • University of Cape Town
  • Zhejiang University
  • East China Normal University

Increased pressure on the earth's resources has led to what is increasingly referred to as the climate crisis. While a whole range of environmental parameters have been transformed through ...

  • Posted April 17, 2020
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An Issue of Scale: The Challenge of Time, Space and Multitude in Sustainability and Geography Education

  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Stavanger

The field of geography is important for any sustainability education. The aim of geography education is to enable students to understand the environment, its influence on human activity, and how ...

  • Posted March 6, 2020
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Higher education, norm development, and environmental protection

  • University of Gothenburg
  • Luleå University of Technology

There is a debate on whether higher education in the social sciences generates stronger democratic and environmental norms among students. In our study, we focus on students’ perceptions about legitimate ...

  • Posted March 5, 2020
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Teaching and Learning Methods in Geography Promoting Sustainability

  • University of Turku
  • University of Oulu

Understanding and learning geographic knowledge and applying it to sustainable development (SD) depends not only on the knowledge itself, but also on how it is taught and studied. The teaching ...

  • Posted March 5, 2020
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Global Justice & Human Rights Specialization, Global Governance (PhD)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This field is concerned with the study of the relationship between global governance and issues of global justice and human rights. Courses in this stream explore themes such as: the ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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A Climate Change Module for Introduction to Sociology Classes

  • University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

Best selling Introduction to Sociology textbooks typically cover climate change only briefly and only very late in the semester. This module is designed to aid sociology faculty in adding a ...

  • Posted Dec. 6, 2019
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Laudato Si and the UNSDGs: An Ignatian Approach to Teaching Human Geography

  • St. Louis University High School (MO)

In 2017 SLUH created a new Foundational Social Studies Curriculum that integrated Ignatian spirituality, neuroscience, executive functioning, research writing, and the AP Human Geography curriculum into a holistic course for ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Social Innovation MA

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

The Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation at Grand Valley State University is designed to prepare graduate students to be change agents who will foster and lead innovation throughout ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Geography (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A master's of science is a required to apply as a Ph.D. student. PhD students (64 hours) are expected to pass Preliminary Exams in their fourth semester and ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite. Many applicants have a degree in geography, but many degree specializations are appropriate depending upon a student's interests. The M.S. program ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geographic Information Science and Technology Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) is used to solve problems associated with land administration, environment and natural resource management, planning and population studies, as well as traditional surveying and ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Geography is the study of the relationships between people and their environment, relationships that vary from place to place over the Earth. Geography students assess those factors responsible for the ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geographic Information Science and Technology Concentration, University Studies (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The broad objective of the academic discipline of geography is to understand and improve the human environment: Earth. Understanding the Earth's surface requires a consideration of both natural and ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography Concentration, University Studies (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The broad objective of the academic discipline of geography is to understand and improve the human environment: Earth. Understanding the Earth's surface requires a consideration of both natural and ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A student seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography is expected to complete a minimum curriculum of 56 hours in geography, with 18 of those hours chosen from one ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Integrated Management: How Sustainability Creates Value for Any Business

  • Duquesne University (PA)

Endorsed by the CEO of Unilever Paul Polman, John Elkington, Scholars from Harvard, MIT, Boston College, American University, The Aspen Institute, The Living Futures Institute and industry consultants. No cost ...

  • Posted Sept. 10, 2019
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Geographic Information Science (MS)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The Master of Science in Geographic Information Science prepares students for careers in a wide range of social and environmental application areas that make use of the technologies and methodologies ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography (MA)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The unifying idea of modern geography is the study of spatial patterns in the cultural and physical features of the earth's surface. Faculty strengths in the department include: urban ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography Minor

  • University at Albany (NY)

Undergraduate students can major or minor in geography and the department also offers a major and minor in urban studies and planning. Geographers study the characteristics of space, location and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography (BA)

  • University at Albany (NY)

Undergraduate students can major or minor in geography and the department also offers a major and minor in urban studies and planning. Geographers study the characteristics of space, location and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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GIS Undergraduate Certificate

  • University at Albany (NY)

This certificate program provides undergraduates with professional and technical training in geographic information systems (GIS) and associated techniques of spatial analysis. Geographic information systems are computer-based systems for storage, analysis ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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GIS Graduate Certificate

  • University at Albany (NY)

The purpose of the graduate certificate program is to provide graduate students in various disciplines, and continuing students working in government and private agencies, with professional and technical training in ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography (combined BA/MA)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The combined B.A./M.A. program in geography provides an opportunity for students of recognized academic ability and educational maturity to fulfill integrated requirements of undergraduate and master’s ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Concentration, Economics (BS)

  • James Madison University (VA)

As part of the nationally recognized JMU College of Business, the economics major fosters an understanding and appreciation of economic forms of explanation and their relationships to other social sciences ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Global Citizenship Certificate

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Center for Global Engagement Global Citizenship Certificate prepares students to be global citizens regardless of their major. Students take four courses in diversity, politics and religion, global social and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography Minor

  • Florida State University (FL)

Geography bridges the social sciences and physical sciences in the pursuit of how humans affect and are affected by natural environment. Geographers examine many social/physical issues at every scale ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Bachelors in Geography

  • Florida State University (FL)

Geography bridges the social sciences and physical sciences in the pursuit of how humans affect and are affected by natural environment. Geographers examine many social/physical issues at every scale ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Social Justice Minor

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The Minor in Social Justice focuses on the causes and consequences of social injustices and gives students the knowledge to analyze social injustices and to work to combat them. Career ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Development Studies (BA)

  • University of Calgary (AB)

Development Studies scholars ask questions such as: How do we define human rights? What does it mean for a country to ‘develop’? How is the global community interconnected?

Development Studies ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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Learning Economics and Attitudes to Market Solutions to Environmental Problems

  • Stockholm University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • University of Birmingham

Climate change challenges governments to reduce emissions, and to gain support for such actions from their citizens. This can be in the form of taxation or legislation, or other forms ...

  • Posted July 19, 2019
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Social and Environmental Justice Concentration, Liberal Studies (MA)

  • The City University of New York (NY)

Social problems and Environmental problems are seen as separate issues, making it difficult to see how thoroughly intertwined they are and how often they both involve issues of Justice. The ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Social and Environmental Justice Concentration, Geography (BA)

  • Ohio University (OH)

Geographers use nature-society frameworks and spatial analysis to understand how inequality and inequity are built into everyday life for individuals based on where they live, work, go to school, and ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Social & Environmental Justice Concentration, Geography (MA)

  • Ohio University (OH)

Geographers use nature-society frameworks and spatial analysis to understand how inequality and inequity are built into everyday life for individuals based on where they live, work, go to school, and ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Society and Environment Concentration in Geography (MA)

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The Master’s Degree Program in Geography enables students to gain greater familiarity with the richness and rigor of advanced study in the discipline of Geography. Students use coursework to ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Urban Studies Certificate

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This certificate studies the nature and functions of the contemporary city from an interdisciplinary perspective. It is suited to those contemplating careers in urban planning, governance, consulting, non-profits, and related ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Diversifying the U.S. Climate Movement: Four Interviews

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)

Climate change is having devastating impacts in the United States, and people of color are disproportionately harmed. In this study, I interviewed four experts on diversity, equity, and inclusion in ...


Hope and Empowerment: Navigating Grief, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice Through Train-the-Trainer Workshops

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN) (OR)

In these times of accelerating change, environmental crises, and social injustices, we are bombarded with negative news that can numb and overwhelm the spirit. How can we build hope and ...


Geospatial Information Science and Technology Graduate Certificate

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) provides an academic structure for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas around geospatial information and analysis. Geographic information science and technology ...

  • Posted May 17, 2019
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Diversifying the U.S. Climate Movement

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)

People of color are poised to reach 50% of the United States population by 2046, yet they continue to be underrepresented in environmental organizations. This report summarizes the barriers for ...


Our Solar Potential

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

Farm the Sun with Us is a term project led by students working on an assessment to determine the feasibility of implementing a campus solar farm. The project continues to ...


This Way to Climate Action at Chico State

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Students at CSU, Chico used the Cal-Adapt climate tools to forecast the future climate for the City of Chico, Butte County, and CSU, Chico, and project the climate impacts to ...


Geographical and Sustainability Sciences (MA)

  • University of Iowa (IA)

We live on a dynamic planet, one that is constantly changing in response to complex human and natural processes. Geographers study the interactions of people with each other and their ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Environmental Studies Track in Geography (BA/BS)

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Geography is concerned with places or environments and the physical, social, economic, and political processes that change them. It is a composite science, requiring a broad base of knowledge from ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Environmental Studies Concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies

  • California State University, Dominguez Hills (CA)

Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) is a broad-based, liberal arts and sciences major that focuses on developing exemplary skills in written and oral communication, textual analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving. An ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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