Curriculum

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Balancing Effort With Productivity--Lessons Learned in Managing an Impactful Intern Program

  • University of Mississippi (MS)

Whether you manage an established intern program or are faced with the daunting task of starting one from scratch, you have likely acknowledged the effort and time commitment it requires ...

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The Sustainable Development Goals: Needs and Challenges for Student-Led Implementation

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework is meant to provide a universal roadmap to end poverty and engage nations across the globe on common global issues. Student-led activation ...

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A Model for Higher Education Involvement in Land Conservation: The ALPINE Network

  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (MA)

With their academic roots, the authors of the Wildlands and Woodlands vision recognized that an untapped source of energy, skill, and commitment for land protection lies with the constituents of ...

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Implementing Sustainable Event Practices In Residential Housing Curriculum

  • University of South Carolina (SC)

Implementing Sustainability practices in University Housing residential curriculum can be a daunting task. Working with resident mentors and residence life coordinators to implement sustainability curriculum that works with their goals ...

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How Residential Curriculum Can Help You Reach More Students, Faster

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

First implemented in early 2000 as a curricular approach to the residential experience on college campuses, Residential Curriculum has swept across the US and changed the way many branches of ...

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Integrating Sustainability into Campus Administration and Student Government

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

This study outlines and portrays the ways by which the University of Central Florida's Office of Sustainability Initiatives (UCF SI) is partnering with the UCF Student Government (UCF SG ...

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The Collaboratory: Engaging Students to Solve Authentic Problems and Create Tangible Solutions

  • Pierce College (CA)

The Collaboratory at Los Angeles Pierce College is an interdisciplinary hub where faculty, students and community stakeholders work together to develop tangible solutions to authentic problems. Environmental sustainability is the ...

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Sustainable Living Student Communities

  • Furman University (SC)

Does your institution have a dedicated sustainable living student community in which students live together and strive to live more sustainable lifestyles? What curricular and co-curricular programming is offered as ...

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Educational Terroir: The Power of Place in Program Development

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

The Dartmouth Sustainability Office has continually worked to pursue sustainability solutions that build upon the unique strengths and opportunities of our setting. Our programs increasingly draw upon the unique cultural ...

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Role of Higher Education in the Transition to a Circular Economy

  • Ellen MacArthur Foundation

The transition to a circular economy requires us to transform the way we create products, services and systems and this is necessarily dependent on how individuals, teams and organisations learn ...

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Addressing the Challenge of Faculty/Staff Participation in Living Lab Campus Projects

  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (Hong Kong)

Living lab projects rightly focus on student participation. However, campuses are places where everyone - from members of the cleaning staff to the most seasoned faculty member - can learn and participate ...

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STARS as a Meaningful Student Learning Opportunity

  • Weber State University (UT)
  • Westminster College - Utah (UT)
  • Williams College (MA)

Engaging students in the STARS process can provide valuable student learning and ease the data collection burden on sustainability staff. This interactive panel discussion offers examples and lessons learned from ...

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Sustainable Architecture and Initiatives: Lessons from Integrating Sustainability on Campus

  • University of Houston (TX)
  • Kirksey (TX)

University campuses are living laboratories -- testing grounds for sustainability strategies that can translate to the larger communities within which the campuses reside. For communities of all sizes, integrated sustainability requires ...

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Introducing Fitwel: Practical Applications & Learning Opportunities to Advance Campus Wellness

  • University of Alberta (AB)
  • Stantec Consulting, Ltd. (WA)

This session introduces Fitwel, a third-party health-focused rating system which utilizes evidence-based design approaches to promote positive health impacts across the built environment. Fitwel emerged at the same time as ...

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Bentley University's LEED Platinum Ice Arena: A Business School's Teaching Tool

  • Bentley University (MA)
  • ARC Resources Ltd (AB)
  • Thornton Tomasetti (ME)

Bentley University's new, state-of-the-art ice arena hosts the university's NCAA Division I hockey team. The Bentley Arena has been dubbed the most sustainable standalone ice arena in the ...

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Sustainability Education Curriculum Mapping and Assessment Planning

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)
  • AASHE (PA)

The interdisciplinary field of sustainability programs is trending at many institutions. Assessments of programs is part of that reality to be in compliance with the Higher Learning Commissions and the ...

  • Posted Nov. 7, 2019
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Learning for a Change: Exploring the Relationship Between Education and Sustainable Development

  • University of Bath
  • South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition

Whether we view sustainable development as our greatest challenge or a subversive litany, every phase of education is now being urged to declare its support for education for sustainable development ...


The action competence approach and the ‘new’ discourses of education for sustainable development, competence and quality criteria

  • University College South Denmark

Action competence has been a key concept in educational circles in Denmark since the 1980s. This paper explores the relationship between the action competence approach and recent discourses of education ...


Business ethics, CSR, sustainability and the MBA

  • University of Ulster

The issues of business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability have come to attract increasing attention in management education in recent years, at least from the perspective of potential employers ...


Renewable energy education: A global status review

  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Strömstad Academy

Need for renewable energy education and training at all levels is globally recognized. During the last three decades a large number of countries across the globe have initiated academic programmes ...


Universities as Potential Actors for Sustainable Development

  • Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Universities can contribute to the solutions of major challenges of the 21st century such as increasing environmental and socio-economic crises, inequalities of income and wealth and political instabilities by integrating ...


Sustainability Curriculum in UK University Sustainability Reports

  • Oxford Brookes University

One of the major barriers to incorporating sustainability in the higher education (HE) curriculum is its absence from the university sustainability strategy, the annual reflection of which is the annual ...


Sustainability in Higher Education

  • Elsevier

Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information ...


Identifying effective climate change education strategies: a systematic review of the research

  • University of Florida (FL)

Increased interest in climate change education and the growing recognition of the challenges inherent to addressing this issue create an opportunity to conduct a systematic review to understand what research ...


Chemistry BS

  • First Technical University

In tandem with the vision of the University, ”to be a world-class institution that is fully grounded in entrepreneurial practices, unique innovation, sustainability science and commitment to international best practices ...

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Applied Community Development (MA)

  • Future Generations University (WV)

Future Generations University Promotes Research Learning and Action for Inclusive and Sustainable Change Worldwide. The university offers a program in applied community development with a flexible learning environment. Students choose ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Ecological Economics MBA

  • Nord University

The MBA in Ecological Economics is aimed at candidates holding bachelor degrees in other fields than economics and leadership who wish to take a master level programme learning about ecological ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Social Innovation MA

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

The Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation at Grand Valley State University is designed to prepare graduate students to be change agents who will foster and lead innovation throughout ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Sustainable Development Goals and Institutions of Higher Education

  • University of South Africa

This volume brings together both theoretical and case study based contributions to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Institutions of Higher Education (IHE), presenting an impactful combination ...


Water Management and Hydrological Science (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

This degree is designed to give students a comprehensive knowledge of water science and hydrology and provide training in methods of research. Each student must have a chair before acceptance ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geosciences (MGsc)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Master of Geoscience is designed for students who want a broad background in the Geosciences at the graduate level. It is a non-thesis program intended to provide a science ...

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2019
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Geography (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A master's of science is a required to apply as a Ph.D. student. PhD students (64 hours) are expected to pass Preliminary Exams in their fourth semester and ...

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Geography (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite. Many applicants have a degree in geography, but many degree specializations are appropriate depending upon a student's interests. The M.S. program ...

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Atmospheric Sciences (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to give the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of his or her professional field and training in ...

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Atmospheric Sciences (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Thesis and non-thesis Master of Science as well as Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in atmospheric sciences. Students from disciplines other than meteorology are encouraged to enroll in our ...

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Meteorology Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Students of other disciplines, such as chemistry or mathematics, may complete a minor in meteorology by taking a minimum of 16 hours in Atmospheric Sciences or upper division geosciences. GEOS ...

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Meteorology (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

From tornadoes to hurricanes, from winter storms to droughts, the atmosphere affects our lives and livelihoods in ways both big and small. In the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, undergraduate students ...

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Geophysics (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to give the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of his or her professional field and training in ...

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Geology (PhD)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to give the candidate a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of his or her professional field and training in ...

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Geophysics (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The degrees of Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) are also offered in geophysics. Geophysics includes all areas of scientific inquiry that deal with the ...

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Geology (MS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Graduate work in geology is offered at both the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) levels. Programs are designed to provide the student with an ...

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Geophysics Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A minor in Geophysics requires 15 hours of Geology or Geophysics courses, with a minimum of 9 hours in Geophysics. The minor in geophysics may be especially useful to those ...

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Geology Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

A minor in Geology requires 15 hours of Geology or Geophysics courses, and may be especially beneficial to students majoring in fields that deal directly or indirectly with geological processes ...

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Geology (BS) and Masters of Ocean Science and Technology

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Fast Track Program offers motivated and exceptional students the opportunity to achieve aspirations in an efficient program at Texas A&M, completing the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in ...

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Geology (BA) and Master's of Ocean Science and Technology

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Fast Track Program offers motivated and exceptional students the opportunity to achieve aspirations in an efficient program at Texas A&M, completing the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in ...

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Geophysics (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The first two years of the BS in Geophysics are similar to the BS in Geology, providing students with the fundamentals of geology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computer science. Courses ...

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Geology (BS)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The BS in Geology is considered the preparatory degree in the field of geology. The first two years of the BS program in Geology provide students with the basics of ...

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Geology (BA)

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Bachelor of Arts in Geology provides a foundation in geology for students who are not planning a career as a geologist. This program provides a basis for science-related careers ...

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Geographic Information Science and Technology Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) is used to solve problems associated with land administration, environment and natural resource management, planning and population studies, as well as traditional surveying and ...

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Geography Minor

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Geography is the study of the relationships between people and their environment, relationships that vary from place to place over the Earth. Geography students assess those factors responsible for the ...

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