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Development Studies (BA)

  • University of Calgary (AB)

Development Studies scholars ask questions such as: How do we define human rights? What does it mean for a country to ‘develop’? How is the global community interconnected?

Development Studies ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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Campus sustainability in the US: Environmental management and social change since 1970

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Smith College (MA)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

This work establishes the first comprehensive analysis of campus sustainability's development in the U.S. since the early 1970s.

In the US, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have occupied a ...

Social Movement (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Sociologists study social movements to understand how collective action can transform social order, cultural values and ideologies, economic relations, and hierarchies. Professional sociologists study strategies used to establish connections among ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Panoramic difference of academicians in promoting sustainable change

  • Jaipuria Institute of Management
  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

The social, economic, cultural, ecological and political transformations are essential factors of sustainable development and studies have shown that higher education is one of the important sources to bring required ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Resilience and Renewal - A Retreat Model: Preparing Ourselves for a Lifetime of Global Change

  • Central College (IA)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

Join sustainability students in discovering how a model of stepping away from our various institutions, discovering common challenges, and reflecting on our resilience can help us sustain ourselves. Central College ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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International Development & Social Change (BA)

  • Clark University (MA)

This major will enable students to understand and think critically about the social, political, economic, and cultural dynamics transforming our world. Students acquire a broad analytic background in the social ...

  • Posted July 26, 2018
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Green Career Toolbox: Skills Workshops for More Effective/Employable SustainaStudents

  • University of Virginia (VA)

This session will allow attendees to discuss some of the specific skills that make students more effective agents for social change. For example, many sustainability offices already incorporate community-based social ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Needed: Systemic Change and Collaboration to Confront Shared Challenges - PepsiCo, UC Boulder, and other Universities break new

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • PepsiCo (IL)

Sustainability leaders are no longer asking themselves 'how can we do better,' and instead are asking, 'how can we do enough?' To answer that question we are partnering with universities ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Breaking Through Gridlock: The Power of Conversation in a Polarized World

Think about the last time you tried to talk with someone about political, social, or environmental issues who didn’t already agree with you. How well did it go?

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Civic Labors: Scholarly Activism and Working-Class Studies

Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism. The essays in this collection examine the challenges and opportunities for engaged scholarship in ...

  • Posted Jan. 13, 2017
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Towards Collective Impact: The Role of the University in Facilitating Social Change for Sustainability

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

UNH's Sustainability Institute has focused significant effort in the past ten years on facilitating collaborative approaches by diverse stakeholders to the complex dynamics of social change for sustainability. Two ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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A Higher Calling for Higher Education

Education and knowledge resources are more available today than ever before. However, humanity’s two main conflicts - coexistence with nature and coexistence with each other - remain unresolved. We need a ...