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Geography, Climate and Environmental Change Specialization (MS)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Requirements are the same as for the M.S. in Geography, with the additional requirements of a minimum of 9 graduate credits in the field of climate and environmental change ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Teaching students the complexity of green chemistry and assessing growth in attitudes and understanding

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Green chemistry emerged over the past several decades as an important component of chemical education. Many different types of educational materials have been created to teach students the 12 Principles ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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The influence of instruction, prior knowledge, and values on climate change risk perception among undergraduates

  • Auburn University (AL)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of British Columbia (BC)

We evaluated influences on the climate change risk perceptions of undergraduate students in an introductory Earth Science course. For this sample, domain‐specific content knowledge about climate change was a ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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Reclamation, Environment and Conservation (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Reclamation, Environment and Conservation(REC) is an interdisciplinary program of applied scientific practices for restoring, reclaiming, and managing degraded habitats, landscapes, and ecosystems. Historically, REC emphasized mining-related impacts to land ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Geological Sciences (MS)

  • Binghamton University (NY)

Geological Sciences comprises thirteen faculty with research interests in Environmental Geosciences; Sedimentology and Surficial Processes; Geochemistry and Petrology; Structural Geology and Basin Analysis. There are a number of different perspectives ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Watershed Studies and Management Certificate

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Graduate Certificate in Watershed Studies and Management offers graduate students working in a relevant disciplinary area an opportunity to receive special recognition for interdisciplinary work related to watersheds. At ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Earth Sciences (BS)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

The earth sciences span and integrate the five major Earth systems: the atmosphere, the oceans, the soils, the organisms and the solid earth both past and present. The earth sciences ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainable development concept in the chemistry curriculum: An exploration of foundation students’ perspective

  • National University of Malaysia

Purpose This paper aims to investigate the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of foundation chemistry learners concerning the sustainable development concept.

Design/methodology/approach Qualitative and quantitative studies were conducted. Atlas ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Chemistry BS

  • Siena Heights University (MI)

Siena Heights University and the Department of Chemistry are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique co-op ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Greening the Chemistry Research and Teaching Labs: Resources to Increase Safety and Reduce Waste

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Beyond Benign (MA)

University and college campuses across the United States are pushing the envelope on greening their campus facilities, operations, and processes. However, despite their disproportionate consumption of resources, laboratories are often ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Advancing Sustainability: Student-led Projects, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Inter-Silo Teamwork

  • Carleton College (MN)

Carleton College's study abroad program titled 'Sustainable Energy Principles and Practices in India' exemplifies how higher education institutions can foster experiences and skills that students can use to promote ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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A New Resource To Engage Your Chemistry Department In Sustainability

  • Beyond Benign (MA)

Despite the underlying fundamental reliance on chemistry innovations for a more sustainable future, undergraduate chemistry teaching laboratories still use traditional experiments that are resource-intensive and employ hazardous reagents. It is ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Green Chemistry: Meeting the Challenge of Equity and Environmental Justice for a Sustainable Future

  • Bridgewater State University (MA)
  • American Chemical Society (DC)

Chemistry is an inherently creative yet reductionist approach to understanding how the world works at the most fundamental levels. Chemists are trained to create molecules to fill a given need ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Wind Science and Engineering (PhD)

  • Texas Tech University (TX)

The educational objectives of the Wind Science and Engineering (WiSE) Ph.D. program are to provide graduates with the broad education necessary to pursue studies and solve problems related to ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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Earth Science (BS)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This major is for students who want an understanding of the various physical, chemical, and geologic processes that work within our planet and on its surface. Students gain the skills ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Water Science (BS)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's water science major includes instruction in water science, natural resources, biological and physical sciences and mathematics and statistics, as well as in the humanities, social ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Applied Climate Science (BS)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The applied climate science major provides an interdisciplinary approach with courses in biology, chemistry, soils, water, ecology, mathematics and statistics, and Geographic Information Science (GIScience). These courses provide students with ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Environmental Earth Science Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Environmental Earth Science minor focuses broadly on the natural sciences, using earth science as a base to expand outward. Interrelationships are key to this course of study and the ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Geophysics (MS)

  • Boston College (MA)

The Geophysics program stresses a strong background in the earth sciences, as well as the ability to carry out research. It prepares students for successful careers as geoscientists in the ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Geology (MS)

  • Boston College (MA)

The Geology (MS) program stresses a strong background in the earth sciences, as well as the ability to carry out research. It prepares students for successful careers as geoscientists in ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Environmental Geoscience (BS)

  • Boston College (MA)

The field of Environmental Geoscience is interdisciplinary and evolving. This bachelor of science program serves as an excellent major for students who wish to concentrate in the scientific aspects of ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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.

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Physics with Energy Science Concentration (BS)

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO)

The Bachelor of Science program in physics is designed to help students attain their professional goals in physics. Four concentration options within the Bachelor of Science program enable students to ...

  • Posted July 5, 2018
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Earth and Environmental Sciences (BA)

  • Furman University (SC)

The B.A. in Earth and Environmental Sciences is very similar to the B.S. degree but is designed for a major who wants to explore more of the human ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Earth and Environmental Sciences (BS)

  • Furman University (SC)

Earth and Environmental Sciences majors will study the physical, chemical, and biological, natural and human processes, in both time and space, which have shaped the planet. Courses are designed to ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Sustainable Natural Resources Graduate Certificate

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Sustainable Natural Resources graduate certificate is an 18-credit interdisciplinary program offered online through OSU Extended Campus. Students have a choice among 12 courses designed to build personal and organizational ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Watershed Management Graduate Certificate

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

In the 21st century, challenges that relate to watershed management and the need to protect water quantity and water quality will be intensified in Virginia and the nation, owing to ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Water: Resources, Policy, and Management (BS)

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

Few undergraduate degree programs provide integrated training in water science, policy, and management; yet, professionals are required to have interdisciplinary expertise in these areas to solve critical problems facing society ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Natural Resources MS

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment is a multidisciplinary group of faculty and students.

Graduate Degree Options:

  • General (natural resources, biology, ecology, and social sciences)
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Environmental ...
  • Posted June 28, 2018
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PhD in Natural Resources and Earth System Sciences (NRESS)

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The NRESS Program draws on the University's strengths in environmental and earth sciences, life sciences, social sciences, and ethical and policy studies, and has the following objectives:

To increase ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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University of Northern Colorado Student Leadership for Environmental Action Fund (Student LEAF)

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Student LEAF is a student driven environmental action fund run by a committee of 7 students advised by one faculty and one facilities staff member.

The mission of Student LEAF ...


Analyzing Ecological Integrity: An Assessment of Princeton University’s Natural Areas

  • Princeton University (NJ)

How can aerial images be used to interpret land use-changes? What can lake sedimentation tell us about erosion patterns? To what extent do forest patches act as stream buffers? How ...


The Geology and Sociology of Consumption: Team-Teaching Sustainability in an Interdisciplinary First-Year Seminar

  • Cornell College (IA)

The complex consequences of current consumption practices, such as climate change and ecosystem degradation, necessitate increased interdisciplinary exploration. In order to raise student awareness of these consumption-related issues, we designed ...


Sustainability: Why the Language and Ethics of Sustainability Matter in the Geoscience Classroom

  • San Jose State University (CA)
  • University of Rochester (NY)

Because challenges to sustainability arise at the intersection of human and biophysical systems they are inescapably embedded in social contexts and involve multiple stakeholders with diverse and often conflicting needs ...


Sustainability, the Next Generation Science Standards, and the Education of Future Teachers

  • Central Washington University (WA)
  • Columbia University (NY)

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) emphasize how human activities affect the Earth and how Earth processes impact humans, placing the concept of sustainability within the Earth and Space Sciences ...


Renewable Energy for Campus Facilites Services

  • Black Hills State University (SD)

Demonstrating the effectiveness of the use of renewable energy at low costs in campus facilities services vehicles will help Black Hills State University reach its carbon and waste reduction goals ...


Implementation of a Green Labs Program in Campus Laboratories

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (AL)

UAB Green Labs Program is an institution-wide, voluntary program designed to reduce the university’s carbon output while simultaneously reducing operation costs of research buildings. The program accomplishes its goals ...



Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability is dedicated to the development of a rich, robust and vibrant world within which we can secure a sustainable future. Through a diverse ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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The Sustainability Research Institute School of Earth and Environment

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)

"The Sustainability Research Institute is home to a team of over 30 academic staff, 25 research staff and 45 research students conducting inter-disciplinary research on the different dimensions of sustainability ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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Avoided Costs from Shared Laboratory Equipment and Space at CU Boulder

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

CU Green Labs at the University of Colorado Boulder has spent the last year writing a case study to highlight the benefits of our Biochemistry Cell Culture Facility to our ...

  • Posted May 4, 2018
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Earth & Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA program in earth and environmental studies provides a foundational understanding of the evolution of the earth system with an emphasis on the planetary context for sustainable human societies ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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