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Introduction to Systems Thinking for the Chemistry Education Community

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas (NV)
  • American Chemical Society (DC)

Within recent history, both science research and science education have been largely reductionist in perspective. While the reductionist approach has resulted in a significant increase in our knowledge of the ...

  • Posted July 19, 2019
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Environmental Chemistry (BS)

  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)

Environmental chemistry is the study of chemical principles and methodologies applicable to environmental phenomena and issues. The only program of its kind in the Chicago area, Illinois Tech’s B ...

  • Posted June 3, 2019
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A Six Mile-Long Living Laboratory: Publishable Student Research to Foster Sustainability and Resilience in Austin’s Waller Creek

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

Over the past decade, a comprehensive approach to research in Waller Creek—the urban stream that bisects The University of Texas at Austin—was developed by faculty in the College ...


The Chemistry Behind Composting

  • Harper College (IL)

Harper College Facilities Management partnered with Harper’s Chemistry Department to begin a compost collection and research program on campus. Compost bins were built in-house on Harper’s grounds for ...


How to motivate students to use green chemistry approaches in everyday research work: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University

Teaching green chemistry to chemistry students is necessary in order to raise up a new generation of responsible scientists, highly motivated to implement sustainable development of the human race. This ...


Innovating Undergraduate General Chemistry by Integrating Sustainability-related Socio-Scientific Issues

  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • Universität Bremen

Background: Many general chemistry courses in U.S. undergraduate education focus on decontextualized content learning, driven by a structure-of-the-discipline approach. Due to this approach, many students perceive general chemistry to ...

  • Posted April 30, 2019
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Sustainability in the Chemistry Curriculum: A Call for Action

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

Sustainable development and sustainability are two widely used umbrella concepts, both “brilliantly ambiguous.” Many fields of study, including engineering, business, the humanities, and the sciences offer opportunities for instructors to ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2019
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Environmental Geochemical Science (BS)

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)

The Environmental Geochemical Science major at New Paltz equips students with the scientific background necessary to address a wide variety of environmental issues. With a location near the Hudson River ...

  • Posted Jan. 12, 2019
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Sustainable development concept in the chemistry curriculum: An exploration of foundation students’ perspective

  • National University of Malaysia

Purpose This paper aims to investigate the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of foundation chemistry learners concerning the sustainable development concept.

Design/methodology/approach Qualitative and quantitative studies were conducted. Atlas ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Chemistry BS

  • Siena Heights University (MI)

Siena Heights University and the Department of Chemistry are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique co-op ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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A New Resource To Engage Your Chemistry Department In Sustainability

  • Beyond Benign (MA)

Despite the underlying fundamental reliance on chemistry innovations for a more sustainable future, undergraduate chemistry teaching laboratories still use traditional experiments that are resource-intensive and employ hazardous reagents. It is ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Environmental Chemistry (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Students have an option of earning a B.S. in the Environmental Chemistry that is ACS-Certified or not. The ACS certified version is recommended for those who intend to apply ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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Environmental Chemistry Concentration, BS

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA program in earth and environmental studies provides a foundational understanding of the evolution of the earth system with an emphasis on the planetary context for sustainable human societies ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Synthesis and Study of Sustainable Polymers in the Organic Chemistry Laboratory: An inquiry-based experiment exploring the effects of size and composition on the properties of renewable block polymers

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

A discovery-based experiment highlighting the use of renewable starting materials to synthesize triblock polymers was developed and successfully implemented in our introductory organic chemistry laboratory course. Green chemistry principles applied ...

  • Posted March 20, 2018
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Green Chemistry Commitment

  • Beyond Benign (MA)

The Green Chemistry Commitment is a voluntary, flexible framework for chemistry departments to progressively adopt green chemistry theory and practice. Recognizing that each institution has different capabilities and resources, the ...


Campus as a Living Laboratory for Sustainability: The Chemistry Connection

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

In the undergraduate curriculum, chemistry and sustainability connect easily and well. Topics in chemistry provide instructors with opportunities to engage students in learning about sustainability; similarly, topics in sustainability provide ...

  • Posted Feb. 12, 2018
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Featuring the Chemistry Department in Campus Sustainability Initiatives: Best Practices in the Lab and Curriculum

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • My Green Lab (CA)
  • Beyond Benign (MA)

Chemistry laboratories have a long-standing reputation of being energy, water, and waste intensive. The emergence of high standards of environmental and social responsibility have lead to a particular need for ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Green Chemistry Research Report

This market assessment by Pike Research estimates the current size of the green chemical industry - which includes waste minimization in the chemical production process; replacement of existing products with less ...

  • Posted Oct. 25, 2017
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Chemistry PhD

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota provides a world-class education through classroom and laboratory teaching, in combination with cutting-edge research aimed at solving society’s most important ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry MS

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota provides a world-class education through classroom and laboratory teaching, in combination with cutting-edge research aimed at solving society’s most important ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry BA/BS

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota provides a world-class education through classroom and laboratory teaching, in combination with cutting-edge research aimed at solving society’s most important ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry PhD

  • Northeastern University (MA)

Northeastern University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Biochemistry BS

  • Northeastern University (MA)

Northeastern University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry BS/MS

  • Northeastern University (MA)

Northeastern University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Northeastern University (MA)

Northeastern University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Biochemistry BS

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Montclair State University has been actively engaged in Green Chemistry education since the early 1990’s. In addition to offering an advanced undergraduate ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry MS

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Montclair State University has been actively engaged in Green Chemistry education since the early 1990’s. In addition to offering an advanced undergraduate ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry BS/MS

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Montclair State University has been actively engaged in Green Chemistry education since the early 1990’s. In addition to offering an advanced undergraduate ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Montclair State University has been actively engaged in Green Chemistry education since the early 1990’s. In addition to offering an advanced undergraduate ...

  • Posted March 1, 2017
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Chemistry BA/BS

  • Millikin University (IL)

The Department of Chemistry at Millikin University has been incorporating the principles of green chemistry in research since 1997 and in the organic laboratory curriculum since 2002. Since that time ...

  • Posted Feb. 27, 2017
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Chemistry PhD

  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

Michigan Tech considers green chemistry an integral part of its commitment to to a future where materials are designed, produced, and used in ways that cause the least harm while ...

  • Posted Feb. 27, 2017
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Chemistry MS

  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

Michigan Tech considers green chemistry an integral part of its commitment to to a future where materials are designed, produced, and used in ways that cause the least harm while ...

  • Posted Feb. 27, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

Michigan Tech considers green chemistry an integral part of its commitment to to a future where materials are designed, produced, and used in ways that cause the least harm while ...

  • Posted Feb. 27, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Lawrence Technological University (MI)

Lawrence Technological University is committed to ensuring all students are exposed to sustainability concepts within their discipline and are aware of their impact on the social, economic, and environmental needs ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemical Technology AS

  • Lawrence Technological University (MI)

Lawrence Technological University is committed to ensuring all students are exposed to sustainability concepts within their discipline and are aware of their impact on the social, economic, and environmental needs ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has included aspects of green chemistry in the lab curriculum for a number of years and more ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Physical Science: Chemistry AS

  • Kingsborough Community College (NY)

Kingsborough Community College (Brooklyn, NY) is implementing green chemistry within courses in the physical sciences. Green chemistry has been integrated into the Organic Chemistry I and II courses, in civic ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

The Department of Chemistry at Grand Valley State University is one of a few institutions that offer a Certificate in Green Chemistry for chemistry majors. Green chemistry is also woven ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Gordon College (MA)

The Department of Chemistry at Gordon College has embraced green chemistry for over a decade. Students are trained in green principles which have been integrated into many of the courses ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Elmhurst College (IL)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Elmhurst College is committed to teaching students about Green Chemistry principles. Students learn about and implement green techniques in the teaching laboratories and ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Edgewood College (WI)

Edgewood College has been integrating Green Chemistry principles and laboratory exercises into the general chemistry curriculum during the past decade. Green and Sustainable Chemistry has been offered since 2013. This ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry BS

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Sustainability is core at Eastern Mennonite University. While green chemistry has been part of the organic chemistry curriculum for several years, the departments are now embedding green chemistry throughout the ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2017
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Chemistry (BS/BA)

  • Drexel University (PA)

Drexel University is known in Philadelphia for its focus on cooperative education and community engagement. In support of a University-wide focus on sustainability, the Department of Chemistry has integrated green ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2017
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Chemistry, Associate of Science

  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)

The Chemistry Department at Central New Mexico Community College started down a greener path several years ago, by re-writing their introduction to Chemistry lab manual to incorporate the principles of ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2017
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Chemistry Minor

  • Bridgewater State University (MA)

The Department of Chemical Sciences at Bridgewater State University has been integrating green chemistry into their curriculum for over a decade. The department currently teaches green chemistry throughout their organic ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2017
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Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration, BS

  • Bridgewater State University (MA)

The Department of Chemical Sciences at Bridgewater State University has been integrating green chemistry into their curriculum for over a decade. The department currently teaches green chemistry throughout their organic ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2017
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Chemistry, BA

  • Bridgewater State University (MA)

The Department of Chemical Sciences at Bridgewater State University has been integrating green chemistry into their curriculum for over a decade. The department currently teaches green chemistry throughout their organic ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2017
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Chemistry, Professional Chemistry Concentration, BS

  • Bridgewater State University (MA)

The Department of Chemical Sciences at Bridgewater State University has been integrating green chemistry into their curriculum for over a decade. The department currently teaches green chemistry throughout their organic ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2017
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Environmental Chemistry Concentration, BS

  • Bridgewater State University (MA)

The Environmental Chemistry Concentration incorporates the Chemistry Department's overall goal to emphasize the fundamental role of chemistry within global society by providing students with courses that integrate sustainability, green ...

  • Posted Jan. 31, 2017
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Green Toxicology A Practical Nexus Toward Safer Sustainable Chemistries

  • Beyond Benign (MA)

Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: A webinar series for chemistry faculty and students highlighting relevant and important topics in green chemistry education.

Presented by: Dr. Nicholas Anastas Senior Advisor Office ...

  • Posted Jan. 31, 2017
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