Search Results

9175 resources

Using role-playing games to broaden engineering education Membership Required

  • Chalmers University of Technology

Purpose: In today’s complex society, there is an increasing demand to include a wider set of skills in engineering curricula, especially skills related to policy, society and sustainable development ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Transition communities and the glass ceiling of environmental sustainability policies at three universities Membership Required

  • University of Edinburgh

Purpose: This paper deals with the experiences of three European universities that have implemented transition initiatives, using the Transition Network’s methodology to promote their sustainability plans. The Transition Communities ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

An auto-photographic study of undergraduate students’ conceptions of ocean sustainability Membership Required

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate students’ understandings of ocean sustainability and the pedagogical influence of higher education on those conceptions.

Design/methodology/approach: The conceptions of ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Stakeholders’ perception of sustainability orientation within a major Romanian University Membership Required

Purpose: The research attempts to aim to evaluate the perception that different stakeholder groups have of one of the largest and most important Romanian university with respect to its sustainability ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Greening the campus intentions: a study of the University of the Aegean non-academic staff Membership Required

Purpose: This study aims to focus on the University of Aegean’s non-academic staff’s environmental sustainability attitudes and behavior both at work and at home, their perceptions for sustainability ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

A comparative study of the efficacy of intervention strategies on student electricity use in campus residence halls

  • Radford University (VA)

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether, and how, electricity consumption by students in university residence halls were impacted through three intervention strategies.

Design/methodology/approach: The ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Assessment of undergraduate students’ environmental stewardship reasoning and knowledge Membership Required

  • James Madison University (VA)

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a public university’s design and implementation of an assessment approach that measures the change in undergraduate students’ environmental stewardship reasoning ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Social media for environmental sustainability awareness in higher education Membership Required

  • University of Malaya

Purpose: The explosion of social media use such as Facebook among higher education students is deemed to have great potential in widely disseminating environmental sustainability awareness. The paper aims to ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Zero Waste Guide and the Good Food Festival Case Study Membership Required

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

Throughout the semester, Joe Iosbaker, UIC's Recycling Coordinator and Office of Sustainability (OS) staff member, and Ula Renetskis, Office of Sustainability Intern and author, have been working with Bright ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Oregon State U Fully Transitions to Reusable Food To Go Containers Membership Required

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The "Eco2Go" food container program at Oregon State University (OSU) Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) has eliminated all but a few specialized uses of disposable take-out containers within dining services ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Linking Sustainability with Study Abroad Membership Required

  • Delta College (MI)

This project describes the planning, development, and implementation of integrating sustainability into study abroad in existing travel and through establishing new destinations. It also constructs a model that includes a ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

University of California, Climate Lab, Video Series Episode Four: Food waste is the world's dumbest problem Membership Required

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

This is the fourth 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 ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Campus Sustainability: A Lightbulb Moment | Caitlin Marsh | TED x Alma College Membership Required

  • Alma College (MI)

As a sustainability expert, and Alma College alum, Caitlin opens up the conversation about what sustainability looks like on a college campus. And brings forward fresh implementation ideas.

After pursuing ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Questions of Waste Membership Required

  • The University of Georgia (GA)

A unique and creative video documenting the waste habits of one student for a week. The video documents a friend of the videographer as she collects her waste for one ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Integrating Sustainability with Education and Community Engagement at USF Membership Required

  • University of South Florida (FL)

The University of South Florida's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has created several community and international programs for students to engage in sustainability projects. Three projects explored in ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

University Colloquium | Service Learning Project Membership Required

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

This video was created by students for a colloquium class project to address some of the projects and initiatives FGCU does to decrease our carbon footprint within the energy sector ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Sustainability@BU / It's what you do. Membership Required

  • Boston University (MA)

The video from Boston University highlights the impact that each student at BU has on the environment. This includes individual footprints on things like carbon, water, waste, and electricity. After ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Leveraging college sports to advance campus sustainability, stakeholder engagement, and community inclusion Membership Required

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Bonneville Environmental Foundation (OR)

By launching from collegiate sports’ high profile platform, sustainability efforts have the reach to more broadly engage stakeholders on and off campus and enhance sustainable behaviors among fans such as ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Tree Eyes Membership Required

  • Duke University (NC)

Tree eyes were placed in key locations on campus during Earth Week for a photo contest to celebrate Duke's Green Spaces!

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

Emerson's Sustainability Coordinator biking to work Membership Required

  • Emerson College (MA)
  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

Bike2Campus Week at Loyola University Chicago Membership Required

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)
  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

Sustainability Showcase at Family Earth Day Celebration Membership Required

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

The CSUN Institute for Sustainability hosted a "sustainability fair" as part of a grant we receive from LADWP. The event was designed to honor students who participated in a program ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

Arbor Day Tree Planting SUNY Fredonia 2017 Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Fredonia (NY)

Fredonia planted several Red Maple trees for Arbor Day 4/28/2017

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

Comparison of Occupant Behavior in a Traditional, Green Featured, and LEED Certified Building Case Membership Required

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

In developed nations, 20-40% of greenhouse gas emissions and more than one-third of energy consumption are attributable to buildings. Among various available strategies, the building sector has the greatest potential ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

The Roles of Policy, Conceptualizations, and Pedagogical Methods in Teaching about Sustainable Consumption in Higher Education: A Mixed Methods Study Membership Required

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

This study sought to understand how sustainable consumption (SC) is taught within Canadian post-secondary education (PSE) institutions. More specifically, this study investigated how faculty define and conceptualize SC, both personally ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

NCSU Initiatives for Faculty Participation in Sustainability Efforts Membership Required

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

This project seeks to understand the perspectives of faculty members as it relates to sustainability at North Carolina State University. Specifically, an online survey of randomly selected 500 faculty was ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Recommendations on Campus Sustainability Development at Duke Kunshan University Membership Required

  • Duke University (NC)
  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (Hong Kong)
  • Duke Kunshan University (Jiangsu)

As the Sustainable Duke Office at Duke University determines the next steps on how best to integrate a satellite campus such as Duke Kunshan University (DKU) into its Climate Action ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Green Revolving Funds: A Guide to Implementation & Management Membership Required

  • Sustainable Endowments Institute (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • ICF International (VA)

Green Revolving Funds: A Guide to Implementation & Management combines the expertise of energy professionals and college administrators from dozens of institutions to establish best practices for designing and managing ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Content trends in sustainable business education: an analysis of introductory courses in the USA Membership Required

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Purpose - This study aims to identify the content in introductory business sustainability courses in the USA to determine the most frequently assigned reading material and its sustainability orientation.

Design/methodology ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

The Drivers Behind Edible Food Recovery Programs at Institutions of Higher Education

  • Messiah College (PA)

Food waste is a multi-faceted issue that affects societies on a social, economic, and environmental level. In 2014, more than 38 million tons of food were thrown away in the ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

An Assessment of Sustainability Integration and Communication in Canadian MBA Programs Membership Required

  • Saint Mary's University (NS)

This paper explores how sustainability has been integrated into and communicated in Canadian Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) programs. We content analyzed university, business school, and MBA program mission ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

The ecological footprint evaluation of low carbon campuses based on life cycle assessment: A case study of Tianjin, China Membership Required

Global warming is a very serious environmental problem. Universities, the most active organizations and locations for scientific research and social activities, have a responsibility to construct low carbon campuses and ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

University foodservices’ potential for providing environmental education to students Membership Required

  • University of Otago

Aims

University foodservices are potentially well placed to foster environmental education in a non-classroom setting and so could have the power to benefit communities through producing environmentally literate graduates. Buy-in ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Love and social justice in learning for sustainability Membership Required

  • University of Edinburgh

The planet seems to be heading into an ecological catastrophe, in which the earth will become uninhabitable for many species, including human beings. At the same time we humans are ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Analysing the inclusion of stand-alone courses on ethics and CSR: A study of the MBA curricula of the Financial Times top-ranked business schools Membership Required

Purpose: This paper aims to examine how the Master of Business Administration (MBA) curricula of top-ranked business schools are offering stand-alone courses on ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR). To ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Publications
  • View more

PowerZee – Sustainable Change through User Engagement Membership Required

  • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • Engie

PowerZee (formerly PowerZ) is a smartphone application (‘app’) developed by NTU, along with industry partner ENGIE, for energy conservation and sustainability through user engagement. The application fosters knowledge and nudges ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

NC State University Creates Make-a-thon To Inspire Sustainability Ideas Membership Required

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

Imagine. It's a Saturday night and dozens of students are packed in your school's library. They're crowded around 3D printers, circuit boards and laptops translating 3D AutoCAD ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Temple Tiny House Membership Required

  • Temple University (PA)

The Temple University Tiny House project is a student designed and student constructed sustainable building located at Temple Community Garden on main campus. Completed in spring 2017, the 175 square ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

LEED® Platinum - University of Miami Frost School of Music Studios Membership Required

  • University of Miami (FL)

The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music is one of the largest and best music schools located in a private university in the U.S., and one of the ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Simon Fraser University’s Zero Waste Initiative Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

SFU was one of the first universities to implement a standardized, 4-stream Zero Waste system (including composting) uniformly across all three of its campuses, each of which lies in a ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Case Study: Oregon State University Becomes the First University to Accept Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) at University Run Grocery Store Membership Required

  • Oregon State University (OR)

In January 2016, OSU began accepting SNAP at a campus grocery store, allowing individuals with SNAP to access these funds while on campus. OSU is the first to have a ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

CING, CSMM and the Municipality of Saint Dometios joined forces with Let’s Do it Cyprus to clean two local parks! Membership Required

  • Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics (CING) and its postgraduate school, the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM) together with the local Municipal Council of Saint Dometios in Nicosia ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

EarthFest 2017 at the University of Dayton (Ohio) Membership Required

  • University of Dayton (OH)
  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Photographs
  • View more

Next Generation Sustainability Strategy and Structure: Whole-Institution Approaches to Sustainability in Universities and Colleges Membership Required

  • Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (Gloucestershire)

Across the U.K. and beyond there is growing recognition of the important contribution that the post-16 education sector can make towards a more sustainable future, well beyond addressing the ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Publications
  • View more

The Urban Agriculture Community-based Research Experience (U-ACRE) Project Membership Required

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)
  • Fullerton College (CA)
  • Santa Ana College (CA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

In Orange County, 36% of low-income households experience hunger at least once a day and well over 1/3 are children. Engaging students in experiential learning that addresses sustainability in ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Sustainability Marketing, Messaging and Design for Good at Chemeketa Community College Membership Required

  • Chemeketa Community College (OR)

Chemeketa Sustainability served as a client to the college's Visual Communications program to create cohesive marketing for use in future sustainability campaigns and promotions.

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Communication Network Among Campus Sustainability Influencers Membership Required

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

Systems of all types require efficient communication between its parts and units in order to be successful and effective. It is thus important to understand a system's units in ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Publications
  • View more

A comparative analysis of the anti-Apartheid and fossil fuel divestment campaigns Membership Required

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Divestment from the fossil fuel industry is campaigned as a means to address carbon-induced anthropogenic climate change, much like the anti-Apartheid divestment movement that was campaigned as a mean to ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Fossil fuel divestment: implications for the future of sustainability discourse and action within higher education Membership Required

  • Salem State University (MA)

This paper provides a critical overview and analysis of the student-led fossil fuel divestment (FFD) movement and its impact on sustainability discourse and actions within US higher education. Analysing higher ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Publications
  • View more

Proposal for Implementation of an E-Receipt System and Non-Toxic Compostable Receipt Paper at UMass Dining Facilities Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

For our junior year writing course, we were given the assignment to write a proposal to fix something on campus. As students passionate about sustainability, our group elected to improve ...

  • Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Publications
  • View more