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Is climate change in the curriculum? An analysis of Australian urban planning degrees

  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

The profession of urban planning contributes to the design and spatial arrangement of cities, and has been recognized as a key potential facilitator of action on climate change. Yet, there ...


Master of Urban Design (MUD)

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

The Master of Urban Design (MUD) degree is a post-professional, two-­year program that prepares graduates for careers using urban design to critically address environmental, economic, social, political, and cultural ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban and Regional Studies (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

In the Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies (B.S. URS) program, students develop the insights, knowledge, and technical skills needed to understand cities in all their diversity ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban and Regional Studies Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

The urban and regional studies (URS) minor has been formulated specifically for out-of-department students who are interested in what shapes cities and metropolitan regions.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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City and Regional Planning (MRP)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Students learn to design, evaluate, and implement policies and programs that affect the social, economic, and physical development of urban and regional areas, including those in the Developing World. The ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban Studies Graduate Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

Urban studies is an interdisciplinary minor field intended to complement basic studies in such Fields as City and Regional Planning, Economics, Government, History, Human Development, Management, and Sociology, as well ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Natural Resource Conservation (BS)

  • University of Idaho (ID)

Students will examine the human dimensions of natural resource management and conservation and apply this knowledge while working with diverse stakeholders across disciplines and private and public sectors. Students will ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban Studies (MUS)

  • Portland State University (OR)

Students in the Master of Urban Studies program delve into such things as problems associated with growing social and economic inequalities between different places and population groups within the metropolitan ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban Environmental Science Minor

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

Students with an interest in the urban environment will find a wealth of opportunities and courses at ESF to prepare them for rewarding careers in understanding, developing and managing urban ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban Forestry Minor

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

The Urban Forestry minor will provide students with the opportunity to better understand complex human-dominated ecosystems where trees and people coexist in close proximity. Understanding and attempting to manage this ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Urban Affairs and Public Policy (MPP)

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

At Loyola University Chicago, the Masters in Urban Affairs and Public Policy (MUAPP) Program is located in the heart of Chicago, one of the nation's most significant areas for ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Energy and Environmental Management (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The Master of Energy and Environmental Management (MEEM) is a revolutionary online graduate program that empowers you with the knowledge to produce immediate social benefits through direct real-world action. UConn ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments, 4th edition

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, economically viable places ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2020
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Central New Mexico Community College, Main Campus Detention Basin

  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)

Photos # 1 & 2 Description: This detention basin slows and filters stormwater that drains from a large parking lot located at CNM Main Campus, near University Avenue. It also supplies ...


University of Alabama at Birmingham Solar Community and Microgrid

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (AL)

In 2019, the University of Alabama at Birmingham opened its Solar House and Sustainable Neighborhood, featuring the Urban Multisource Microgrid and the the UAB Surviv(AL) house, built for the ...


Binghamton University - Annual Research Days

  • Binghamton University (NY)

Binghamton University's 2019 annual Research Days featured more than 175 projects, the opening of a new Art of Science exhibit and a two-day conference focused on human rights research ...


Center for Urban Education

  • University of Southern California (CA)

Since its founding in 1999, the USC Rossier Center for Urban Education (CUE) has worked to bring equity-mindedness to institutions of higher education through socially conscious research, tools and learning ...

  • Posted Oct. 8, 2020
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Planet Texas 2050

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

Planet Texas 2050 researchers are committed to developing programs and policy recommendations that will improve Texas’ adaptability and build its resilience. To do that, their work will focus on understanding ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Mineta Transportation Institute

  • San Jose State University (CA)

MTI provides the highest-quality support for surface transportation researchers, planners, managers, educators, and elected officials, all filtered through the lens of our urban academic home in the heart of Silicon ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Community Development, BA

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

Community development is a multi-disciplinary field based in the social sciences. In UMass Boston's Community Development program students can customize their focus of study drawing on a breadth of ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Master of Arts in Applied Community Development

  • Future Generations University (WV)

The Master’s program is flexible to fit you, allowing you to focus your degree around your interests and career goals. You can be a full-time and finish in 20 ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Greenspace Sustainability Design Town Halls and Make-A-Thon: A model for empowering campus communities to lead the design of sustainable spaces and places

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

A team of students at the University of Central Florida (UCF) (Orlando, Florida) led a partnership between UCF Student Government, the UCF Office of Sustainability Initiatives, and UCF Landscaping and ...


Herbicide-Free Campus: UCSB

  • Herbicide Free Campus (CA)

This project sought to reduce synthetic herbicide use on the UC Santa Barbara Campus. There were three main aspects of this project: meeting with groundskeepers, passing resolutions in the student ...


Priming the Sustainability Talent Pipeline: Indiana Sustainability Development Program

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • Indiana University Kokomo (IN)
  • Indiana University South Bend (IN)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (IN)

The Indiana Sustainability Development Program (ISDP) is a privately funded sustainability workforce development initiative led by Sustain IU (the Office of Sustainability at Indiana University), which pairs students with organizations ...


Grand Valley State University - Water Sustainability

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

Abstract - Grand Valley State University - Water Sustainability
Having success in reducing energy consumption and costs, Grand Valley State University (GVSU) located in the state of Michigan, looked at other areas ...


Boston University Online Earth Day 2020

  • Boston University (MA)

April 21, 2020: Boston University's online commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day featured conversations about our progress as an institution, how climate change relates to the novel ...


Urban Environmental Sciences Minor

  • Auburn University (AL)

More people live in urban areas than ever before. Natural resource specialists with training in urban areas are increasingly needed to manage resources at the expanding urban-rural fringe and within ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Urban and Regional Planning Technician - Geographic Information Systems

  • Mohawk College (ON)

Students in the program delve into the processes and technologies used for healthy, sustainable urban and regional land use planning and development. Throughout their studies, students learn land use planning ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2020
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Applied Community Development (MA)

  • Future Generations University (WV)

Future Generations University Promotes Research Learning and Action for Inclusive and Sustainable Change Worldwide. The university offers a program in applied community development with a flexible learning environment. Students choose ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Urban Studies and Planning

  • University at Albany (NY)

The Urban Studies and Planning Major is designed for students interested in a liberal arts education focusing on urban and suburban environments, and on urban, community and neighborhood development. The ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Combined Joint Master of Regional Planning and Doctor of Law (MRP/JD)

  • Albany Law School of Union University (NY)
  • University at Albany (NY)

Given the significance of legal issues in planning, and the importance of land-use, housing, transportation, environmental and other planning issues in law, in 2001 the State University at Albany and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Honours Bachelor of Environmental Design & Planning

  • Fanshawe College (ON)

This program combines the theory, knowledge and techniques of landscape architecture, urban design and physical planning with training in geographic information systems, computer-aided design, visualization and presentation technologies. Students work ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Planning (MRM)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The Resource and Environmental Planning Program is a professional certified planning program accredited by the Planning Standards Board for the Planning Profession of Canada and the Planning Institute of B ...

  • 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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Institute for Sustainable Communities

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Texas A&M Institute for Sustainable Communities serves as a focal point of interdisciplinary sustainable community research, engagement, and high-impact service learning. The Institute is the go-to place for Texas ...

  • Posted May 22, 2019
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Arizona State University Global Institute of Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of Arizona State University’s sustainability initiatives. The ASU Wrigley Institute advances research, education and business practices for an ...

  • Posted May 22, 2019
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Healthy Cities Certificate

  • University of Michigan (MI)

Creating cities to promote public health is an interdisciplinary endeavor. The Graduate Certificate in Healthy Cities provides University of Michigan graduate students with the language, skills, and competencies needed to ...

  • Posted May 22, 2019
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Sustainable Development Concentration

  • Columbia University (NY)

The special concentration is intentionally more flexible than the major, given that students have their major classes as well. However, its structure allows students to benefit from the program’s ...

  • Posted May 17, 2019
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Resilient Cities Initiative: South Campus Neighborhood Project - Neighborhood Improvement Study

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The South Campus Neighborhood Project is a neighborhood improvement planning effort coordinated by the Resilient Cities Initiative at California State University, Chico and the Public Works-Engineering Division at the City ...


Ryerson University Road Salt Reduction Demonstration Project

  • Ryerson University (ON)
  • World Wildlife Fund (DC)

In the City of Toronto, more than 120,000 tonnes of road salt is applied each year. When snow and ice on our streets, sidewalks and parking lots melt, the ...


The WinterGreen Project

  • University of Manitoba (MB)

Wintergreen Project aims to develop technology needed to address the Northern Food Crisis by using hydroponic technologies to grow food in a shipping container


UMCycle Bike Kiosk and Cycle Plaza

  • University of Manitoba (MB)

The UMCycle Bike Kiosk offers a four-season community bike shop where University students, faculty, staff and surrounding community can come together to get their bikes serviced; connect with other cycle ...


Sustainable Cities Minor

  • The New School (NY)

This minor looks at the social sustainability of urban life, community-based design practices and processes, and the multiple scales of the modern city. In the minor, the environmental resilience of ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Environmental Policy & Planning (BA/BS)

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Environmental Policy and Planning is an interdisciplinary major that draws courses from Geography, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, and other disciplines. Work for this major includes introductory courses, methods courses, intermediate ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Resilience and Pedagogy: Learning From International Field Studies in Urban Resilience in Canada and Germany

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Technical University of Dortmund

What impact does an immersive, international field school experience have on learning about urban resilience; and conversely, what impact does a framing concept of urban resilience have on international field ...


Planning and Sustainable Development (MPlan)

  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork (Co. Cork)

The Master’s Degree in Planning and Sustainable Development (MPlan) is an internationally-recognised, professionally-accredited master’s course in spatial planning and development for cities, regions, towns, rural areas, and neighbourhoods ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Environmental Planning Concentration in Urban Planning & Policy (MUPP)

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The Urban Planning and Policy (UPP) department is one of the largest graduate planning programs in the nation and the only accredited planning program in the Chicago area. This sustainability-focused ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Sustainable Cities Minor

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The Sustainable Cities minor provides students in many disciplines the opportunity to gain further understanding of the field of urban sustainability while introducing them to concepts and techniques relevant to ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Urban Studies (BA)

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The US program prepares students with understanding and skills to effectively engage in the transformation of cities, thus enabling them to enter urban professions and graduate education programs.

The US ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Sustainable Development Certificate in Management (DESS)

  • HEC Montréal (QC)

More than ever, businesses, cites and NPOs need seasoned managers to integrate sustainable development issues into their business strategy.

This program's training includes: Analysis of the links between economy ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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