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An Analysis of the Sustainability of Different Methods of Delivering Higher Education

  • Manchester Metropolitan University

Transforming society and the economy to a more sustainable basis remains one of the most significant challenges of the 21st Century. Higher education institutions are considered key in helping to ...

  • Posted June 20, 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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The Sustainable Campus Observatory: A Comprehensive Framework for Benchmarking University Performance Toward Sustainability

  • University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

This paper aims to address the lack of global assessment approaches for benchmarking the sustainable performance of higher education institutions. Such approaches are critical for universities wishing to analyse and ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Aiming for Full Coverage—Integrating Sustainability Education into All Undergraduate Courses at La Trobe University, Australia: Achievements, Lessons Learnt and Barriers Addressed

  • La Trobe University (Victoria)

In 2012, La Trobe University committed to ensuring that every undergraduate student, across all disciplines, will have significant and assessed experience of three ‘Essentials’ of learning: Sustainability Thinking; Global Citizenship ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Certificate in Regenerative Organic Agriculture

  • Maharishi University of Management (IA)

Through Maharishi University of Management 9-month non-credit, non-degree program, participants can earn a certificate in Regenerative Organic Agriculture. Courses include Soil Science, How to Prepare Your Organic Field, Science and ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Regenerative Organic Agriculture BA

  • Maharishi University of Management (IA)

In this BA program at Maharishi University of Management, participants learn through different courses and techniques about how to grow healthy and sustainable food that does not have a negative ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Environmental Analysis & Policy Major

  • Boston University (MA)

Boston University offers the Environmental Analysis & Policy (EAP) undergraduate major for students who are interested in learning about social sciences, specifically in the environmental field. This major allows students ...

  • 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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Environmental Studies BA

  • Principia College (IL)

Principia University's BA in Environmental Studies allows students to learn about their broad interests in the the environment. The major is designed for students with career aspirations in environmental ...

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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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Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Management MBA

  • Brandeis University (MA)

The Heller School For Social Policy and Management's Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Management MBA is designed for students interested in leading social impact initiatives for a wide range of ...

  • 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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Environmental Education MS

  • Southern Oregon University (OR)

Southern Oregon University's Master of Science in Environmental Education program prepares student who are interested in holding positions in leadership and teaching for different organizations, such as schools, government ...

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Academic Research in the 21st Century: Maintaining Scientific Integrity in a Climate of Perverse Incentives and Hypercompetition

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

Over the last 50 years, we argue that incentives for academic scientists have become increasingly perverse in terms of competition for research funding, development of quantitative metrics to measure performance ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Comparing Greenhouse Gas Emissions across Texas Universities

  • St. Edward's University (TX)

This project serves as a study comparing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between universities in Texas. Over 90 percent of climate scientists believe that increased climate change is due to anthropogenic ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies Major

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (WI)

This program gives students a broad interdisciplinary liberal arts education in environmental issues that students combine with specialized study that fits their interests and goals. The program stresses engagement, with ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Academic staff development as a catalyst for curriculum change towards education for sustainable development: an output perspective

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • RMIT University

Implementing education for sustainable development (ESD) in university curricula poses a new challenge to the academic system. In recent years many universities have undertaken activities towards its implementation and numerous ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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Assessing curricula contribution to sustainability more holistically: Experiences from the integration of curricula assessment and students' perceptions at the Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • The Citadel (SC)
  • Utrecht University

There has been a rapid increase in the number of engineering schools in higher educational institutions that have incorporated sustainability into their teaching. Nonetheless, curricula reforms are still needed to ...

  • Posted June 20, 2018
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10% discount on Yale School of Public Health's climate change and health certificate for AASHE members

  • Yale University (CT)

Students, staff and faculty at AASHE higher education institutions are eligible for a 10% discount off an 18-week online certificate giving you tools to address the health impacts of climate ...


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 ...


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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Wetland Ecology Minor

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The Department of Natural Resources & the Environment offers an interdisciplinary minor in wetland ecology. It is available to all students in biology, botany, environmental conservation, forestry, plant biology, environmental ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Agribusiness Minor

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The agribusiness minor is designed to provide students in disciplines other than environmental and resource economics training in the economics and management of agricultural and other natural resource business firms ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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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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Environmental Science and Policy (MS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (WI)

The UW-Green Bay graduate program prepares skilled and imaginative problem-solvers for positions in government, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and private industries. This unique program accommodates a broad range of interests ...

  • 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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Climate Change and Health Certificate

  • Yale University (CT)

This 18-week, online program for public health professionals and other learners is designed to equip you with the knowledge and proven strategies needed to increase your community’s resilience to ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Environmental Policy & Planning (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (WI)

Environmental Policy & Planning (EPP) is an environmental studies program based in the social sciences. It prepares students for a variety of professions involving the planning, analysis, design, and administration ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • The American College of Greece (Aghia Paraskevi)

The Environmental Studies program is interdisciplinary by design; it includes and works for the integration of the 3 main pillars of sustainability, environmental – social – economic, in the program as a ...

  • 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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Environmental Studies (BS)

  • The American College of Greece (Aghia Paraskevi)

The Environmental Studies program is interdisciplinary by design; it includes and works for the integration of the 3 main pillars of sustainability, environmental – social – economic, in the program as a ...

  • Posted June 13, 2018
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The Decolonization of Curriculum for a Sustainable Future

  • Humboldt State University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

When you think about it, does your coursework perpetuate stories of paternalistic dominance by a few? Do you teach how and what you learned? Given our other many responsibilities, do ...

  • Posted June 7, 2018
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AASHE Connect – Online Community Webinar

  • AASHE (PA)

Join us as we tour AASHE’s new online community. AASHE Connect will serve as a place for members to exchange ideas, engage meaningfully with peers and find solutions to ...

  • Posted June 1, 2018
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Grappling with Climate Uncertainties: MIT’s Resiliency Approach

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Heightened awareness from recent extreme weather events and emerging data about current and future climate risks is placing increasing pressure on university campuses to develop processes for enhancing the resilience ...

  • Posted May 31, 2018
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Leadership for Sustainability in Higher Education

  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University

Sustainability is a complex concept, and the challenge of understanding it and applying it to a diverse, multi-agent, organizational setting with its potentially conflicting priorities cannot be underestimated. Leadership for ...


There is No Such Thing as Free Higher Education: A Global Perspective on the (Many) Realities of Free Systems

In the past few years, many countries around the world have debated the financing of higher education. Increasingly, claims emerge that higher education should be free. This article analyses the ...


Reduce the Juice: How to Run a Waste Sprint

  • University of London

This communications plan aims to assist universities that are looking to run residence hall sustainability engagement program. It’s designed for running a waste reduction sprint, but could be used ...


Beyond Diversion: Qualitative Data to Measure Zero Waste Efforts

  • Carleton College (MN)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Post Landfill Action Network (NH)

Absence of a streamlined and holistic framework through which to measure and communicate waste reduction efforts has Zero Waste loosely defined among colleges and universities. This issue is aggravated by ...

  • Posted May 25, 2018
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Initiating STARS at Soka University of America

  • Soka University of America (CA)

In the Spring of 2016, our group of four Sustainability Committee student representatives came together and decided that our primary goal was to succeed in getting our university’s first ...


Walking the Talk: Applying Fair Trade Learning Principles to Alternative Breaks

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Alternative Breaks at Oregon State University: We integrate sustainability education and leadership via fair trade learning into our community-engaged learning/service-learning program.

Break away from apathy. Break away from the ...


Project Delta

  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (CO)

Project Delta was created by ESW-UTEP to evaluate and enhance The University of Texas at El Paso's (UTEP's) current recycling system. This project is expected to be finalized ...


Creating a Composting Culture at Colorado State University

  • Colorado State University (CO)

As Colorado State University (CSU) students, many of us were drawn to this school because of its unique ability to institutionalize sustainability. However, during our time here, we have often ...


Project Juarez

  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (CO)

When our phones are no longer aesthetically pleasing, we tend to either disregard or throw away our phones. The question is why? Essentially, we are throwing away a small computer ...


The Catastrophic Meal--Exploring the Food Systems and Cultures of the Future

  • Vestjyllands Højskole

Vestjyllands Højskole hosted The Catastrophic Meal to demonstrate both a utopian and dystopian view of future food culture. As part of the EU's Aarhus City of Culture celebrations, the ...


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 ...


University of Memphis - Green Fee

  • University of Memphis (TN)

The Sustainability Fee, commonly known as the Green Fee, at the University of Memphis, was initiated by students and launched in 2007. The purpose of the fee is to support ...


MEND

  • Princeton University (NJ)

This semester, Princeton's EcoReps launched “Mend Monday,” a bi-weekly clothing repair initiative in Frist Campus Center. Cecilia Shang '18 and Nico Viglucci '17, the group's organizers, believe that ...