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Integrating Chemistry and Sustainability Using Guided Inquiry Learning and Project Based Labs

  • Stony Brook University (NY)

With support from a National Science Foundation (NSF) Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (TUES) grant and working with three colleagues from Stony Brook University's Sustainability ...

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Using Green Chemistry to Introduce and Promote Sustainability in the Chemistry Curriculum and Profession

  • Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NY)
  • St. Olaf College (MN)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Minnesota Green Chemistry Forum (MN)
  • Beyond Benign (MA)

Through its guiding principles, green chemistry provides a means for introducing topics of sustainability, ethics, and human health and safety into chemistry and related STEM curricula. It is the science ...

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Estimating carbon sequestration potential of college campus soils: An example from Carleton College

  • Carleton College (MN)

We developed a method to determine how much carbon could be sequestered by soils on a college campus. In Fall 2014, the Geology of Soils class at Carleton College wrote ...

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Heating Up Sustainable Design on a Small College Campus: Designing an Educational and Functional Net-Zero Warming Hut

  • Carleton College (MN)

In the winter term of 2014, Carleton College developed a class entitled 'Systems Approaches to Sustainability' to merge a variety of perspectives in sustainability and teach interdisciplinary, systems thinking when ...

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Sustainable polymers in the undergraduate organic chemistry laboratory

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The topic of plastics and their negative effect on the environment and human health is a relevant and important topic appropriate for the diverse population of students enrolled in a ...

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Resolving real world sustainability problems through undergraduate research in chemistry

  • Bellevue College (WA)

Involving two-year college students in sustainability research has several inherent challenges. Students have a short window of opportunity to engage in research, students do not have as much educational background ...

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Global Climate Change: Integrative Curriculum Development for General Chemistry

  • Drexel University (PA)
  • Green Mountain College (VT)

Global climate change is a timely issue for our students, both now and in their future careers. Furthermore, climate change connects easily to many concepts addressed in the general chemistry ...

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Making Sense of the Label: A Collaboration Between Chemistry Graduate Students and University Facilities to Rank and Compare Green Cleaning Products

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Green cleaning products are traditionally considered based on vendor recommendations and third-party certifications as well as cleaning efficacy. A desire to satisfy the green cleaning standards for LEED certification raises ...

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Linking Geology and Sustainability in Iceland

  • Furman University (SC)

Iceland provides an interesting case for the benefits of study abroad despite the carbon costs. First, geologically, Iceland is uniquely located on the mid-Atlantic ridge plate boundary, is geologically diverse ...

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Green Research for Incorporating Data into the Classroom (GRIDc)

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

North Carolina State University (NCSU), NCSU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, the North Carolina Solar Center, and Pitt Community College are working ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Using IPCC DDC Scenarios and MAGICC-SCENGEN Model for Teaching Global Climate Change

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

Global climate change is a very complex phenomenon: students need to understand the causes of climate change, its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences, and the adaptation and mitigation options to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

The Mission of The Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale is to advance sustainability by catalyzing the effectiveness of the Green Chemistry and Green Engineering community. Green ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Oceans Law and Policy

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Center for Oceans Law and Policy supports research, education, and discussion on legal and public policy issues relating to the oceans. Through a regular program of conferences, publications, and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Ocean Energy Technology

  • Florida Atlantic University (FL)

The Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Florida Atlantic University seeks to advance the science and technology of recovering energy from the oceans’ renewable resources, with special emphasis on ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Hatfield Marine Science Center

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Hatfield Marine Science Center advances the mission of Oregon State University and its partner agencies though collaboration and innovation. As OSU’s campus for research, education, and outreach in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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New England Marine Renewable Energy Center

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

The New England MREC is an organization comprised of academia, government agencies, industry, municipalities, public interest groups and concerned individuals. MREC’s focus is to foster the development of ocean ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Ocean Solutions

  • Stanford University (CA)

The Center for Ocean Solutions works to solve the major problems facing the ocean and prepares leaders to take on these challenges. The Center values and stewards linkages between the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BA in Global Environmental Change & Sustainability

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The GECS major and minor are interdepartmental programs introducing students to the science of the Earth and its living and nonliving systems as well as how humans interact with Earth ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS Environmental Geology

  • University of Mary Washington (VA)

Geology is the science devoted to the study of the Earth, including its origin and evolution, the processes that shape itssurface, and the dynamic events such as earthquakes, floods, and ...

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BS in Atmospheric Science

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Atmospheric Science includes the physics of climate variability and climate change, changes in stratospheric ozone, coupling of atmospheric chemistry and climate, changes in the oxidation capacity of the troposphere, smog ...

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BS in Chemical Biology

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Biology is for students who are interested in careers in biochemistry, the biological sciences, medicine, pharmacology, and bioengineering.

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BS in Environmental Earth Science

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Environmental Earth Science major 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 Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Geology (BS)

  • New Mexico Highlands University (NM)

The Environmental Geology Program at New Mexico Highlands is unique in New Mexico. It is the only degree specifically designed to provide the geological and technical training for students to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Science (BA/BS)

  • Allegheny College (PA)

Environmental Science is the study of interrelationships between human activities and the environment. Environmental Science is an unusual academic discipline in that it requires scientific knowledge about the natural world ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Geologic & Environmental Sciences (BA/BS)

  • University of the Pacific (CA)

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences offers an newly-designed major in Geological and Environmental Science, which is designed to provide students with the tools and skills necessary to solve ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Marine Science Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Marine Science program is offered jointly through the departments of Earth and Planetary Science and Integrative Biology. Marine Science is inherently interdisciplinary. Because the ocean plays a central role ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Nutritional Sciences: Toxicology Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Undergraduates who wish to pursue studies in toxicology will be admitted to the specialization in Nutritional Sciences-Toxicology in the department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology. The "major" has been reformulated ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainability Studies (BA)

  • Alaska Pacific University (AK)

The Sustainability Studies major explores the relationship between humans and the environment through an interdisciplinary curriculum. This Alaska-based program encourages you to explore Alaska’s cultural and ecological diversity and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Undergraduate Program in Bioengineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The multidisciplinary undergraduate major in bioengineering is intended for academically strong students who excel in the physical sciences, mathematics, and biology. Revised in 2007, the structure ensures exposure to the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Bioengineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Graduate degrees in bioengineering are jointly offered by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. This interdisciplinary programs combines the resources in biomedical sciences at UCSF with the excellence in engineering ...

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PhD in Earth System Science & Policy

  • University of North Dakota (ND)

The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy in ESSP is to provide an integrated and creative learning environment that fosters intellectual growth, critical thinking, and practical engagement, especially in research ...

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Certificate in Green Chemistry & Chemical Stewardship

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

In this three-course certificate program, students investigate the principles of green chemistry, an innovative approach for designing safer and more sustainable commercial products and industrial processes involving chemicals. Students examine ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Climate Change Management & Policy

  • George Washington University (DC)

The six-course, 18 credit Certificate in Climate Change Management and Policy offers instruction in technological approaches to solving key planning issues. It focuses on the technical side of sustainability; the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PgCert Carbon Innovation

  • University of Edinburgh

The online PG Certificate in Carbon Innovation is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PgCert Climate Change Management

  • University of Edinburgh

The online PG Certificate in Climate Change Management is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Climate Change and Environmental Policy MSc

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)

This programme provides a unique combination of training on the physical, social and policy aspects of climate change and on broader environmental policy and governance. Students receive a solid foundation ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Earth Systems Science

  • George Mason University (VA)

The innovative, interdisciplinary MS in Earth Systems Science addresses the growing national and regional demand for trained professionals in Earth systems science and applications. The MS in Earth Systems Science ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Energy Policy & Climate

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The program will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the challenges of climate change and sustainable energy systems. Graduates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Chemistry & Technology

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The Environmental Chemistry and Technology program offers advanced instruction and research training in environmental chemistry and environmental technology leading to the master of science and the doctor of philosophy. A ...

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MS in Geoscience

  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

For the Geoscience Masters, a minimum of 30 semester hours are required in all the Thesis concentrations, with 12 semester hours in elective courses, 12 hours in departmental core courses ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Water Resource Management

  • California State University, Fresno (Ca)

The Master of Science degree in Water Resource Management was developed to meet the growing demand for advanced knowledge in water resources and their use in the urban, industrial, and ...

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MSc in Carbon Management

  • University of Edinburgh

Carbon management is at the heart of tackling climate change and has rapidly become a central part of the global business environment. This is a growing sector with excellent employment ...

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MSc in Carbon Storage & Capture

  • University of Edinburgh

Geological reservoirs are vital for the hydrocarbon industry, drinking water supply and geological carbon storage. This programme provides training in reservoir geology and an overview of geological carbon storage including ...

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PSM in Sustainable Energy Systems

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

Graduates of the Professional Science Masters (PSM) in Sustainable Energy Systems will be empowered to help make this transformation and help grow the green economy of New York. Through advanced ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Energy & Sustainability Minor

  • University of Houston (TX)

The Energy & Sustainability minor welcomes students from all majors. The program takes an aggressively interdisciplinary approach to the study of sustainable energy systems. It pays special attention to the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Global Environmental Change & Sustainability

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The EPS minor is for science undergraduates interested in applying their major discipline to Earth's environment through geology, geochemistry, ecology, geo-biology, oceanography, and atmospheric science. Students are expected to ...

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Energy/ Environment/ Economics (E3) Specialization

  • Illinois State University (IL)

IIT's Energy/Environment/Economics (E3) program was developed to respond to the rapidly changing needs of the energy industry by providing the interdisciplinary research and training required to produce ...

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Sustainability Studies Concentration (BA/BS in Chemistry)

  • Mercyhurst University (PA)

In coordination with the sustainability studies program at Mercyhurst, students majoring in chemistry (B.A. or B.S.), biochemistry or biology may pursue a concentration in sustainability studies. The sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Green Labs at Emory University

  • Emory University (GA)

Sustainability Student Research Award Nomination

Emory Green Labs Project: Rachel Croessmann, Kate McDonald, Andrew Park, Erin Saven

Background

As part of the CSR & Sustainability class taught by Prof. Peter ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Food and Fuel: Biogas Potential at Broward Dining Hall

  • University of Florida (FL)

Biogas, a sustainable natural gas equivalent, can be produced from food waste using anaerobic digestion. Large amounts of food waste are produced at campus dining halls. The goals of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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