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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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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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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.


Emory University adopted a Pollinator Protection Policy in 2014

  • Emory University (GA)

Emory University adopted a comprehensive Pollinator Protection Policy in 2014, a first of its kind policy at U.S. colleges and universities that bans neonicotinoid application, plants pre-treated with neonicotinoids ...


Five College Sustainability Studies Certificate

  • Amherst College (MA)
  • Hampshire College (MA)
  • Mount Holyoke College (MA)

The Five College Sustainability Studies certificate (FCSS) program is designed to engage students in a structured course of study that will draw on courses from across the campuses in a ...

  • Posted July 26, 2018
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Binghamton University's Neighborhood Heritage and Sustainability Project

  • Binghamton University (NY)

Local residents decorate pumpkins at Binghamton University's Fall Festival, held at Walnut Street Park. This event is part of the Neighborhood Heritage and Sustainability project supported by Binghamton University ...


University of Dayton Composting Bins

  • University of Dayton (OH)

Students in the University of Dayton Hanley Sustainability Institute built two 4’x6’ bins to compost campus food and plastic.


Cascadia students and faculty inspire love for native soils on Wetlands Day!

  • Cascadia College (WA)

Wetland's Day at Cascadia College Using our mobile classroom to teach interested passerby about our complex native soils


Emphasis in Sustainability Leaders for the Future (SLF)

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

This area of emphasis prepares students to play a leading role in solving environmental problems and developing sustainable practices in a wide range of contexts.

  • Posted July 13, 2018
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Sustainable Justice Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

Program Goals:

  • Explore sustainability through an environmental justice lens.

  • Introduce students to both the environmental humanities and the environmental sciences, developing a transdisciplinary approach to solving sustainability problems.

  • Provide different ...

  • Posted July 13, 2018
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Sustainability Studies Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

The Sustainability Studies Minor program is designed to provide students with a multi-disciplinary foundation for thinking about sustainability, discussing the concept of sustainability from a biogeochemical perspective, addressing the social ...

  • Posted July 13, 2018
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Applied Geography (MA)

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO)

The Master of Arts in Applied Geography at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a terminal master's program that encourages graduate students to focus on applied, community-based research ...

  • Posted July 5, 2018
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Collaborative Research Program in Environment and Sustainability

  • Western University (ON)

The Collaborative Program in Environment and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary enrichment program designed for current WU graduate students (MSc/MA/MESc or PhD) who wish to become specialists in specific ...

  • Posted July 5, 2018
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Enterprise Concentration (MBA)

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Along with the rigorous foundation of the MBA curriculum, the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Enterprise Concentration prepares students to strive to achieve success in the triple bottom line: economic ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Sustainable Agriculture Education (AA/AS)

  • Seattle Central College (WA)

Learn about food production methods and food systems models for sustainable bioregions. Study and apply an ecological approach to small–scale agriculture from a bioregional perspective while analyzing and evaluating ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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Sustainable Land Management Certificate

  • South Seattle College (WA)

One-year certificate that demonstrates a foundation of horticultural information and a measurable commitment to specific goals and their achievement. Prepare for a career managing and restoring residential and commercial landscapes ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Sustainable Building Science Technology (BAS)

  • South Seattle College (WA)

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Sustainable Building Science Technology (SBST) program will prepare you to apply expertise and systems knowledge to support highly technical building operations. The SBST ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Sustainability Certificate

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Certificate requires eight courses, including an introductory course in sustainability, six courses in three different content areas (economics, ethics, & ecology), and a senior capstone. It is available to ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program (SMDP) Certificate

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

Founded in 1999 as the Microenterprise Development Institute, the Carsey Institute’s Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program (SMDP) provides training and networking opportunities for practitioners in the fields of microfinance ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Sustainability Politics and Policy Certificate

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The Certificate in Sustainability Politics and Policy is an interdisciplinary graduate certificate program administered by the Department of Political Science. The Certificate gives current graduate students, alumni and others in ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Certificate in Sustainable Community Planning

  • Temple University (PA)

The core courses in the graduate certificate in Sustainable Community Planning program introduce students to the broad range of issues and topics relevant to planning for sustainable development of our ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Envisioning futures for environmental and sustainability education

  • Wageningen University

This edited collection invites educational practitioners and theorists to speculate on - and craft visions for - the future of environmental and sustainability education. It explores what educational methods and practices might ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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Narratives of Educating for Sustainability in Unsustainable Environments

  • University of North Carolina, Pembroke (NC)

Through pedagogical narratives, literary analyses, reflective essays, and collaborative dialogues, this book explores the professional and intellectual tensions of curricula, pedagogies, and personal practices that honor the relationships of interspecies ...

  • Posted June 28, 2018
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University Sustainability: A review of the literature and development of a model

  • University of Windsor (ON)

Many universities have made a commitment to improving the sustainability of their campuses however only a small number report to stakeholders on their sustainability performance to allow accountability and the ...

  • Posted June 26, 2018
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Interdisciplinary Environmental and Sustainability Education and Research: Institutes and Centers at U.S. Research Universities

  • Tufts University (MA)
  • National Council for Science & the Environment (DC)

Interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability focused institutes and centers (IESICs) serve a crucial role in bridging the knowledge needs of society and the knowledge production capabilities of universities. They facilitate research ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Sustainability Minor

  • Principia College (IL)

Principia College offers a Sustainability minor focused on creating solutions to the world's critical problems. This includes extinction, climate change and energy security. Skills developed in this minor include ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Sustainable Development MBA

  • Brandeis University (MA)

The Heller School For Social Policy and Management's MBA in Sustainable Development provides students with an understanding of the present state of global development and the skills to tackle ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Sustainable Development MS

  • University of Sussex (Sussex)

University of Sussex Sustainable Development MSc program is designed to show students how to cultivate social and technological innovation theories into successful policies and practices. Skills learned in this program ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Sustainable Ranch Management BS

  • Sul Ross State University (TX)

SUL Ross State University's Sustainable Range Management program offers a four-year B.S. degree and a two-year certificate. The hands on program teaches students how many factors, including wildlife ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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ANSI/LEO-4000, The American National Standard for Sustainable Agriculture

  • Leonardo Academy (WI)

The ANSI/LEO-4000 American National Standard for Sustainable Agriculture empowers the entire agricultural supply chain, from producers to consumers, to decisively advance sustainability in agriculture. It is a benchmarking standard ...


Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Minor

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

Issues of sustainable living involve every aspect of life. Humans are part of, and dependent upon, healthy functioning ecosystems. Sustainable living requires learning to live with ecosystem limits. Students increase ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Sustainability Dual Major

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The new undergraduate Sustainability Dual Major, launched in spring 2016, provides an innovative pathway for emerging leaders to gain the skills and knowledge needed to be agents of change in ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability and Business

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (WI)

The Certificate in Environmental Sustainability and Business consists of a supporting course structure (at the 100 and 200 level) that is complementary to the campus' existing general education requirements, consistent ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Tourism & Sustainability Minor

  • The American College of Greece (Aghia Paraskevi)

It is an introduction to the study of tourism and the nature and scope of the Tourism and Hospitality industries. Topics covered include:

  • Origins and growth of tourism,
  • Tourism as ...
  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Paperbark Literary Magazine

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Paperbark Literary Magazine is an interdisciplinary journal of creativity and sustainability publishing art, writing, photography, poetry, science journalism, interviews, and other creative content both in print and online at paperbarkmag ...


Portland State University: Driving Rigorous Sustainability through Top-Level Policies

  • Portland State University (OR)

Portland State University (PSU), situated in the University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, is the only public urban university in the state located in a major metropolitan city. A recognized ...


Introduction to Sustainable Living

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

My proposal for the 2018 Student Sustainability Leadership Award is for a course that I was able to develop at UCLA designed to help students learn knowledge and skills that ...


Integrating problem- and project-based learning opportunities: assessing outcomes of a field course in environment and sustainability

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

Improving student competencies to address sustainability challenges has been a subject of significant debate in higher education. Problem- and project-based learning have been widely celebrated as course models that support ...


Higher education for sustainability: can education affect moral perceptions?

  • University of Gothenburg

A considerable literature looks at universities’ approaches to integrating sustainable development into teaching and learning, but less is known about how Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) affects student attitudes, values ...


Clean Plates at State: Michigan State University

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Michigan State University is continually striving to build a sustainable culture on campus and in the Spartan community. Clean Plates at State helps students and members of our community understand ...


Sustainability Activation Program at the University of Dayton

  • University of Dayton (OH)

The Sustainability Activation Program (SAP) is an innovative, large scale, and peer-to-peer education program that began in October of 2016 with the intent to better educate our student body about ...


Sustainable Nation Podcast

  • Swarthmore College (PA)
  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

This podcast releases three new episodes every week, consisting of interviews with global sustainability leaders in higher education, business and government. This can be a great resource for any sustainability ...


SIMAP: Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

SIMAP™ is a carbon and nitrogen accounting platform that can track, analyze, and improve your campus-wide sustainability. Our proven algorithms, based on nearly two decades of work supporting campus inventories ...


Food Lab Compost Project

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This project aims to reduce food waste produced by the West Chester University Food Lab. First, food scraps from the the Food Lab are collected in a sealed bin. Then ...


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 ...


The ripple effect: Hydo-Aeorponics growing on campus

  • Missouri Southern State University (MO)
  • Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services (NY)

In August of 2016 Missouri State University brought 2 zip grow towers( a Hydo-Aeorponics vertical grow tower system) to campus in partnership to display a hyper-local growing option for produce ...


First Application of UN-Toolkit to a Collegiate Climate Action Plan

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The United Nations Guiding Principles for Climate Action Planning Toolkit: City-Level Reviews was re-engineered to allow for the applicability and utilization towards university-level climate action plans. Through tailoring the eight ...


Rutgers Energy Institute

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) has four main purposes: to educate undergraduate and graduate students, to pioneer in energy research and innovation, perform community outreach to share information and engage ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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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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David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Atkinson Center funds cutting-edge research on energy, environment, and economic development, including pioneering work on climate change, sustainable cities, planetary health, and environmental justice. It builds on Cornell University ...

  • Posted May 8, 2018
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