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Integrated Management: How Sustainability Creates Value for Any Business

  • Duquesne University (PA)

Endorsed by the CEO of Unilever Paul Polman, John Elkington, Scholars from Harvard, MIT, Boston College, American University, The Aspen Institute, The Living Futures Institute and industry consultants. No cost ...

  • Posted Sept. 10, 2019
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Autodesk Sustainability Workshop

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

Series of short videos on green product design and engineering. All videos are roughly 5 minutes or less, to be easy to drop into existing coursework. Suitable for engineering, design ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Design for Cradle to Cradle certification

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

Series of short videos on how to design products for Cradle to Cradle certification. useful for classes in design, mechanical engineering, chemistry, and/or business.

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Tools for Design and Sustainability

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

This is an online course on sustainable engineering and design. It includes curriculum, exercises / homeworks, and examples of student work on: - Life cycle assessment - Systems thinking (including Whole System Mapping ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geographic Information Science (MS)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The Master of Science in Geographic Information Science prepares students for careers in a wide range of social and environmental application areas that make use of the technologies and methodologies ...

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Geography (MA)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The unifying idea of modern geography is the study of spatial patterns in the cultural and physical features of the earth's surface. Faculty strengths in the department include: urban ...

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Geography Minor

  • University at Albany (NY)

Undergraduate students can major or minor in geography and the department also offers a major and minor in urban studies and planning. Geographers study the characteristics of space, location and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography (BA)

  • University at Albany (NY)

Undergraduate students can major or minor in geography and the department also offers a major and minor in urban studies and planning. Geographers study the characteristics of space, location and ...

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Urban Studies and Planning

  • University at Albany (NY)

The Urban Studies and Planning Major is designed for students interested in a liberal arts education focusing on urban and suburban environments, and on urban, community and neighborhood development. The ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Combined Joint Master of Regional Planning and Doctor of Law (MRP/JD)

  • Albany Law School of Union University (NY)
  • University at Albany (NY)

Given the significance of legal issues in planning, and the importance of land-use, housing, transportation, environmental and other planning issues in law, in 2001 the State University at Albany and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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GIS Undergraduate Certificate

  • University at Albany (NY)

This certificate program provides undergraduates with professional and technical training in geographic information systems (GIS) and associated techniques of spatial analysis. Geographic information systems are computer-based systems for storage, analysis ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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GIS Graduate Certificate

  • University at Albany (NY)

The purpose of the graduate certificate program is to provide graduate students in various disciplines, and continuing students working in government and private agencies, with professional and technical training in ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography (combined BA/MA)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The combined B.A./M.A. program in geography provides an opportunity for students of recognized academic ability and educational maturity to fulfill integrated requirements of undergraduate and master’s ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Atmospheric Sciences (Meteorology) BS

  • University at Albany (NY)

Atmospheric science is the study of the Earth’s atmosphere and its relationship to other processes and systems, encompassing the fields of meteorology and climatology. These areas of scientific inquiry ...

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Environmental Science Concentration, Interdisciplinary Studies (BS)

  • University at Albany (NY)

The B.S. in Environmental Science, technically known as a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a faculty-initiated concentration in Environmental Science, offers majors considerable flexibility to choose among four ...

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Ecology and Environmental Biology Concentration, Biology (BS)

  • James Madison University (VA)

The Biology Department offers a Concentration within the Biology Major for students with interests in Ecology, Field Biology, Natural Resources, Environmental Biology, Conservation Biology, Evolution, Animal Behavior, and Organismal Biology ...

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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Concentration, Economics (BS)

  • James Madison University (VA)

As part of the nationally recognized JMU College of Business, the economics major fosters an understanding and appreciation of economic forms of explanation and their relationships to other social sciences ...

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Environmental and Engineering Geology Concentration, Geology (BS)

  • James Madison University (VA)

The Geology major offers specialized study focusing on earth materials, internal and external earth processes, analysis of earth history and appreciation of geology to environmental and engineering issues. The program ...

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Natural Resource and Environmental Law and Policy Minor

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Students in this minor explore the laws and policies that govern natural resources in the US from many different perspectives. Natural Resource and Environmental Law and Policy minors must complete ...

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Sustainability Minor

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Sustainability Minor provides students with a rich interdisciplinary curriculum that explores sustainability issues in the world today and fosters the knowledge, skills and abilities to address complex sustainability issues ...

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Fisheries Management Certificate

  • Oregon State University (OR)

This 18-credit graduate credential helps prepare students to link scientists, decision-makers, and stakeholders when managing recreational and commercial fisheries and fish habitat and to contribute towards the general conservation of ...

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Biological and Ecological Engineering (PhD)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The graduate program in Biological & Ecological Engineering deals with diverse issues in the design and analysis of a wide range of biological and hydrologic systems. Focus areas are in ...

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Biological and Ecological Engineering (MEng)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The graduate program in Biological & Ecological Engineering deals with diverse issues in the design and analysis of a wide range of biological and hydrologic systems. Focus areas are in ...

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Biological and Ecological Engineering (MS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The graduate program in Biological & Ecological Engineering deals with diverse issues in the design and analysis of a wide range of biological and hydrologic systems. Focus areas are in ...

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Marine Conservation and Management Minor

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Marine Conservation and Management Minor focuses on marine vertebrates, conservation science, and management of living marine resources. You can earn this minor in Marine Conservation and Management through a ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences Minor

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences minor offers a broad foundation in biodiversity conservation, ecosystem function and human influences on natural resources, as well as fish and wildlife biology.

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Online Fisheries and Wildlife (BS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

If you are looking for a flexible opportunity to complete your first or second (post baccalaureate) BS degree, without sacrificing experiential learning, the Ecampus Fisheries and Wildlife (FW) Sciences degree ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Fisheries and Wildlife (BS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The undergraduate curriculum is composed of a Baccalaureate Core, Fisheries and Wildlife Core including two internships, and a specialization. The specialization is a 24 credit plan of study which you ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

This minor incorporates courses from Anthropology, Art, Economics, Education, History and Politics - in addition to science courses - to give a diverse background to sustainability and its impacts throughout our country.

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Pacific University (OR)

Develop a deep understanding of ecological and physical earth systems, the effects of human activities on these systems and how we can alter these patterns to produce more-desirable outcomes. Students ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • Pacific University (OR)

Students develop a core understanding of the language concepts and methods of environmental sciences, as well as perspectives on current issues facing the environment. They have a deeper understanding of ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Pacific University (OR)

Students develop a core understanding of the language concepts and methods of environmental sciences, as well as perspectives on current issues facing the environment. They have a deeper understanding of ...

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Environmental Policy Minor

  • Pacific University (OR)

Students minoring in environmental policy gain basic knowledge of environmental science, along with the economics, politics, history and ethics that play into decisions related to the environment. They obtain the ...

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Global Citizenship Certificate

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Center for Global Engagement Global Citizenship Certificate prepares students to be global citizens regardless of their major. Students take four courses in diversity, politics and religion, global social and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Geography Minor

  • Florida State University (FL)

Geography bridges the social sciences and physical sciences in the pursuit of how humans affect and are affected by natural environment. Geographers examine many social/physical issues at every scale ...

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Bachelors in Geography

  • Florida State University (FL)

Geography bridges the social sciences and physical sciences in the pursuit of how humans affect and are affected by natural environment. Geographers examine many social/physical issues at every scale ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environmental Science Major

  • Florida State University (FL)

Environmental Science is the interdisciplinary study of environmental systems from a scientific perspective. Drawing principally from the areas of oceanography, geology, meteorology, biology and chemistry, the Environmental Science program will ...

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Advanced Certificate in Sustainability

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

This advanced certificate consisting of 15 graduate credit hours will serve as a locus for interactions among a diverse array of students and faculty throughout the university and initiate transdisciplinary ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environmental Law (LLM)

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The Environmental Law LL.M. offers students the opportunity to develop their skills and understanding of environmental law and policy through a structured program of study and experience.

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  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (MS)

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

Students pursuing the EWRE degree follow a single set of course requirements with considerable flexibility in selection of elective classes.

Some of the top priorities concerning environmental engineers are the ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Social Justice Minor

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The Minor in Social Justice focuses on the causes and consequences of social injustices and gives students the knowledge to analyze social injustices and to work to combat them. Career ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

Designed for students with an interest in environmental issues the Environmental Studies minor provides an introduction to the field. The minor examines how human society intersects with the natural environment ...

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Environmental Studies Major

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The Environmental Studies major is intended for those interested in the environment and concerned with loss of habitat, global warming, and the impact that human beings have on the natural ...

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Engineering for One Planet: Launching a Collaborative Effort to Proliferate Principles of Environmentally Responsible Engineering in Higher Education Institutions

  • The Lemelson Foundation (OR)

Engineers build our human-made physical and virtual worlds, and many engineers will become the inventors and entrepreneurs that envision and create the future material world we live in. Engineers hold ...

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Celebrating Diversity is not Enough: Teaching Social Justice

  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • AASHE (PA)

Social justice and equity are a prominent dimensions of sustainability that can be overlooked or under-taught across the curriculum. Well-meaning instructors may focus on “celebrating diversity” or exception individuals rather ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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STARS Incorporation into Capability-Based Gen Ed Curriculum

  • Eureka College (IL)
  • AASHE (PA)

This session will cover incorporating STARS data collection AND report segments into an introductory sustainability course that fulfills a capability-based general education requirement (Sustainable Practices and Environmental Conscience). We will ...

  • Posted Aug. 8, 2019
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Sustainability Capstone PISA

  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha)

Through the Innovation and Sustainability Office, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador has developed a capstone course called Social and Environmental Project (PISA is the acronym in Spanish ...


Campus-based Climate Resiliency Field Study Program

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Office of Sustainability collaborated with academic and operational partners to create a field study program that focused on campus climate resiliency. The experiential learning program ...


Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Certificate

  • University of Calgary (AB)

The Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Certificate will give practicing lawyers an in-depth understanding of the legal aspects of the transition to a low-carbon economy, mining law, renewable energy ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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Sustainable Energy Development MSc

  • University of Calgary (AB)

The University of Calgary’s Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV) is a combined offering through the Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering and the Faculties ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

Programs and Initiatives

The following links connect to specific Content Displays on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Scores

The following link connects to the Score Display on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

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