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Developing a Bike-Share Program for Salinas and CSUMB Membership Required

  • California State University, Monterey Bay (CA)

Our goal for this semester in Sustainable City Year Program was to research and understand the intricacies of pre- and post bike-share implementations in both downtown and urban areas, as ...

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Promoting Sustainable Transportation with Campus Car Policies and Public Outreach Membership Required

  • California State University, Monterey Bay (CA)

In fall of 2016 at California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), the Environmental Studies undergraduate program began offering its first group-based capstone course that was based on its first Projects ...

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Sustaining education for sustainability in turbulent times Membership Required

  • James Cook University (Queensland)

A study of two schools in northern Australia demonstrated the impact on Education for Sustainability (EfS) initiatives of a disruptive policy environment set in motion by neoliberal reforms focused on ...

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Helping Others, Helping Myself: Collegiate Experiences and Graduates’ Altruistic and Wealth Aspirations Membership Required

  • Niagara University (NY)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (GA)

National statistics disclose that college graduates are more prone to volunteerism than nongraduates. These statistics motivate the question of exactly what college experiences are most likely to change a student ...

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Using emoticons to encourage students to recycle Membership Required

  • Boston University (MA)

Uncovering inexpensive, simple techniques to encourage students to act in a pro-environmental manner is of critical importance. Through a four-week field study at a large, environmentally focused elementary school, it ...

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Arts and humanities inquiry in the Long-Term Ecological Research Network: empathy, relationships, and interdisciplinary collaborations Membership Required

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is a collection of 25 National Science Foundation-funded sites committed to long-term, place-based investigation of the natural world. While activities primarily focus on ecological ...

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Enhancing and promoting interdisciplinarity in higher education Membership Required

  • University of Florida (FL)

Interdisciplinarity represents an effort to achieve integrative knowledge in an age of increasing academic specialization. It is an intrinsic feature of the environmental sciences and the emerging field of sustainability ...

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Surveying employment listings to inform curricula of environmental science degree programs Membership Required

  • Brigham Young University (UT)

Environmental Science has emerged as a common bachelor’s of science (B.S.) degree at colleges and universities throughout the USA, with growing enrollment and more than 1100 degrees offered ...

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Distinguishing collaboration from contribution in environmental research Membership Required

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

In this paper, we distinguish contributory from collaborative approaches to interdisciplinary environmental research. A characteristic feature of the collaborative approach is that emphasis is placed on the process of collaborative ...

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The University as a Site of Food Insecurity Membership Required

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The project investigated a topic of increasing importance, that of food security among undergraduate students while away at school. Specifically, we examine the topic through two methodological approaches. First, a ...

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Shared place and space: a comparison of two interdisciplinary graduate programs Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

Interdisciplinary training has an important role to play in environmental research, but what aspects of interdisciplinary training are most helpful for graduate students as they seek to define themselves as ...

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A framework for collaborative climate change research Membership Required

  • Colgate University (NY)

There is a growing understanding in the scientific community that the traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of indigenous peoples and other local communities is both different from data collected by scientists ...

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Integrated traditional and applied education—exploring sustainable cities and regions in classrooms and communities Membership Required

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The most effective and promising models for teaching sustainability sciences and studies in a university setting are a topic of vigorous debate. This paper discusses an integrated sustainability curriculum at ...

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Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future: student research, social media, and suburban sustainability Membership Required

  • Roosevelt University (IL)

The Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future (SSF) online social media project is a student-faculty collaboration at Roosevelt University that addresses sustainability issues, challenges, and solutions in the northwest suburbs of Chicago ...

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Applying the process of backward design in revising an environmental science program Membership Required

  • Georgia College & State University (GA)

The purpose of this article is to share our model of a successful curriculum reform process and provide an overview so that it can be replicated by other programs. The ...

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Scholarly motivations to conduct interdisciplinary climate change research Membership Required

  • Idaho State University (ID)
  • Whitman College (WA)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Northern Illinois University (IL)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Understanding and responding to today’s complex environmental problems requires collaboration that bridges disciplinary boundaries. As the barriers to interdisciplinary research are formidable, promoting interdisciplinary environmental research requires understanding what ...

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Fostering STEM literacy through a tabletop wind turbine environmental science laboratory activity Membership Required

  • University of Southern Maine (ME)

Increasingly, national education policy is focusing on improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) literacy by using energy as a subject matter. In particular, The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS ...

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Greening Federal Grants: Why there is a need to connect efficiency to federal funding for research at universities Membership Required

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (CO)

This webinar will includes two parts: PART 1: The Department of Energy (DOE) will provide an overview of the DOE Smart Labs Accelerator Program which was launched at the 2016 ...

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From polyps to politics: using a coral reef living laboratory in a politics of sustainability course Membership Required

  • Rosemont College (PA)

Teaching Global Environmental Politics faces several challenges to meet student learning objectives. For one, the interdisciplinary nature of global environmental politics requires significant knowledge of environmental issues, as well as ...

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Re-imagining environmental science and policy graduate education for the twenty-first century using an integrative frame Membership Required

  • Clark University (MA)

To meet society’s need to better understand and respond to ever-more complex, interwoven problems of environment, development, and society - including environmental health risks, climate change adaptation, and sustainable development ...

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Teaching Social Research Methods on an International, Collaborative Environment & Sustainability Degree Programme: Exploring plagiarism, group work, and formative feedback Membership Required

International collaboration is central to the Sustainable Development agenda given environmental challenges that span national boundaries. Education for Sustainability therefore needs to account for international/intercultural understandings, such as though ...

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Perspectives on the University as a Business: the Corporate Management Structure, Neoliberalism and Higher Education Membership Required

  • Rider University (NJ)

In the past three decades, the administration of many institutions of higher education have progressed towards a corporate style management structure. What has been a collegial, collaborative approach to managing ...

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The Future of Sustainability in Higher Education Membership Required

  • Bowling Green State University (OH)

In this article, I explore the future of higher education within the context of teaching and learning for sustainability. Challenges currently facing sustainability education are identified along with opportunities to ...

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Catholic Universities and Social Action in the Context of the Transgressing of Planetary Boundaries Membership Required

  • Creighton University (NE)

This paper will reflect upon Catholic universities’ mission of pursuing the truth and promoting justice in light of the ecological crisis. First, it will examine how the truth of our ...

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Sustainable knowledge transformation in and through higher education: A case for transdisciplinary leadership Membership Required

  • National University of Ireland, Galway

This article explores inter- and transdisciplinarity, given the need for more complex, relevant, and transformative knowledge to shift society towards more sustainable futures. It connects practical questions about economic, societal ...

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Sustainable Academia: Translating the Vision of a Full Sustainable University into a Measurable Reality

  • Technical University of Delft

There is a growing public expectation that universities should start focusing on delivering sustainability. The topic of sustainability in higher education has gathered a significant amount of interest from students ...

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Resources for hope: Ideas for alternatives from heterodox higher education institutions Membership Required

  • Berea College (KY)
  • Deep Springs College (CA)

This report describes my field visits to Berea and Deep Springs Colleges in the U.S.A. and explores their forms of ownership/control, governance, financing and organisational structure. Berea ...

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Is Education for Sustainable Development the means to bring about inclusive development? Between idealist and alternative positions Membership Required

  • University of Amsterdam | Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

‘Adjectival educations’, include a great diversity of proposals within which Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) features prominently. ESD has enjoyed privileged attention from international organizations, in order to move political ...

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Higher Education in the Environmental Century Membership Required

The environmental crisis that threatens the future of our species is unprecedented as we begin the “environmental century.” Natural conditions that were favorable for the development of civilization have been ...

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An On-Campus Botanical Tour to Promote Student Satisfaction and Learning in a University Level Biodiversity or General Biology Course Membership Required

  • Xavier University of Louisiana (LA)

Outdoor, hands-on and experiential learning, as opposed to instruction-based learning in classroom, increases student satisfaction and motivation leading to a deeper understanding of the subject. However, the use of outdoor ...

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High Performance Education Fails in Sustainability? - A Reflection on Finnish Primary Teacher Education

  • Åbo Akademi University
  • University of Helsinki

Sustainability is internationally often emphasized as an essential aim of higher education, but more as a principle than on the practical level. This is also obvious in the academic education ...

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University of California, Climate Lab, Video Series Episode Three: Why your old phones collect in a junk drawer of sadness Membership Required

  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)

This is the third episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the ...

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Is Going Green Worth It? Assessing Fan Engagement and Perceptions of Athletic Department Environmental Efforts Membership Required

  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • Ohio University (OH)
  • Seattle University (WA)

The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which environmentally themed activities within an intercollegiate sport context impact fan engagement. A total of 557 fans responded to ...

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Critical Thinking and Normative Competencies for Sustainability Science Education Membership Required

  • Hokkaido University (Hokkaido)

In this paper, we extend the competencies framework of education for sustainability development (ESD) to argue that critical thinking should be taught as a core competency and that normative dialogue ...

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San Jose State University Earth Day Membership Required

  • San Jose State University (CA)
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University at Buffalo-Sustainability Month 2017 Membership Required

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

At UB, Earth Day is celebrated all month, with dozens of sustainability events highlighting our commitment to critical issues like climate neutrality and publicly funded science.

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Earth Day 2017 - Chemeketa Community College Membership Required

  • Chemeketa Community College (OR)

Students at Chemeketa Community College made paper cranes to represent their vision for a sustainable future and their love for Mother Earth. The paper cranes are going to be on ...

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University at Buffalo-Sustainability Month 2017 Membership Required

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

At UB, Earth Day is celebrated all month, with dozens of sustainability events highlighting our commitment to critical issues like climate neutrality and publicly funded science.

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Cal Poly SLO Earth Week Membership Required

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)

Cal Poly hosted a variety of events for Earth Week.

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San Jose State University Chiller Plant Improvements

  • San Jose State University (CA)

The Chilled Water Plant underwent a major retrofit which was completed in 2012, which included the replacement of two electric chillers and the re-piping of the plant to allow the ...

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Community-level environmental projects as learning tools for planners: a case study of graduate planning students Membership Required

Despite the potential environmental impact of urban planning, there is little research on Environmental Education (EE) in the context of urban planning curricula. This study follows graduate planning students’ learning ...

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Alive, Survive, Strive, Thrive: A Grounded Conceptual Sustainability Taxonomy Membership Required

  • Bowling Green State University (OH)

A conceptual sustainability taxonomy has been needed to better communicate the value of sustainability, to align sustainability scholars’ theories and sustainability educators’ practices, and to develop curriculum, teaching, learning, and ...

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A Rubric to Analyze Student Abilities to Engage in Sustainable Design Membership Required

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • James Madison University (VA)
  • The Citadel (SC)

As engineering programs have begun to infuse sustainability into their undergraduate curricula, assessment tools are needed to further inform these reform efforts. The goal of this project was to demonstrate ...

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Sustainability Week @ KU Medical Center Membership Required

  • University of Kansas Medical Center (KS)

KU Medical Center Sustainability Week was held to celebrate Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the revamped recycling program. This included an Earth Day Celebration to share ways to ...

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Suffolk County Community College Earth Week! Membership Required

  • Suffolk County Community College (NY)
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UAlbany's Annual Family Earth Day Membership Required

  • University at Albany (NY)

The University’s 5th Annual UAlbany Family Earth Day, organized by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES), Atmospheric Science Research Center, Office of Sustainability and UAlbany Students for ...

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University at Buffalo-Sustainability Month 2017 Membership Required

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

At UB, Earth Day is celebrated all month, with dozens of sustainability events highlighting our commitment to critical issues like climate neutrality and publicly funded science.

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Orchard Planting: Earth Week Membership Required

  • Mills College (CA)

Planting the first portion of an orchard at the Mills Community Farm in collaboration with the nonprofits Growing Together and Hip Hop for Change.

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Earth Day 2017 Membership Required

  • Texas A&M University (TX)
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State University of New York at Cortland Habitat for Humanity Sustainable Living Workshop Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

The SUNY Cortland Habitat for Humanity Club hosted a sustainable living workshop where participants learned about and made items they can use in the own homes to promote a more ...

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