Conference Presentations

Introduction

AASHE’s database of conference presentations includes thousands of abstracts and presentation materials from AASHE’s annual Conference & Expo as well as presentation materials from other sustainability in higher education conferences.

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Embracing Sustainability at Alamo Colleges Membership Required

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Alamo Colleges is a network of five community colleges serving San Antonio, TX and surrounding areas. As a signatory in one of Second Nature's three Climate Leadership Commitments, Alamo ...

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Process for UT Austin Sustainability Master Plan Membership Required

Ability to describe key process points of a planning process for sustainability

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The Green Labs Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin Membership Required

Best practices for implementing a Green Labs program into a university.

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"Staffulty”: When Sustainability Staff Take on Faculty Roles Membership Required

  1. Attendees will develop a rich understanding of the “staffulty” position.
  2. Attendees will learn the variety of ways that sustainability staff can engage with what is traditionally the faculty realm, including ...
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Reduce Food Waste and Food Insecurity with Campus Food Pantries Membership Required

The University of Arizona and the University of Pittsburgh recognized the prevalence of food insecurity in their communities causing both to form food pantries to provide direct assistance to food ...

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Lessons Learned from Two Longstanding Green Funds Membership Required

Let's take a look at how one community college and one university are playing a vital role in reducing green house gas emissions and working towards achieving carbon neutrality ...

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Infusing Sustainability Principles and Practices into Study Abroad Membership Required

Sustainability, a common thread across curriculums, can serve as the connection for engaged learning. Tie it to international travel and it links our students with opportunity for greater understanding of ...

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Student Research and Projects Conducted Through a Campus as a Living Lab Program Membership Required

This panel will reflect on best practices for undergraduate research and course-based projects designed to advance student learning while generating collaborations that benefit university academics and operations. Two case studies ...

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Community as a Living Laboratory: Promoting Community Engagement Through Student Internship Programs Membership Required

Community and campus sustainability issues can be addressed simultaneously while creating a hands-on learning opportunity for students. In this presentation, representatives from three universities (Furman University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ...

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Real Food, Real Communities, Real Impact Membership Required

As anchor institutions, colleges and universities have a responsibility to the ecosystems, economies, and communities they touch. Through the Real Food Campus Commitment and Real Food Calculator, Johns Hopkins University ...

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Green Funds: How Students Use Their Money to Build a Better Campus and Community Membership Required

This session covers 2 case studies: A green fund at UC Berkeley and a student-driven Revolving Loan Fund at the University of Utah 1. The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) is ...

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Campus Gardens & Farms: Engaging the whole community Membership Required

Campus farms and gardens often serve as an attractive pathway for engagement, welcoming new partners and collaborations for interdisciplinary learning. During this moderated networking session we will facilitate the sharing ...

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Community Partnerships for Stormwater Management Membership Required

Hear from two universities, Villanova University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), on example stormwater projects both on and off campus. Learn what works and what doesn't in campus stormwater ...

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Climate Healthy' and Plant Strong Menus Membership Required

Did you know that GHG emissions associated with food are dominated by the production phase, not the transportation phase? And that plant-based foods are so much lighter on the environment ...

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Expanding Your Move Out Program Membership Required

Campuses across the country are starting to develop robust move-out collection projects of various types. Some hold a yard sale for the local community in the summer, or for students ...

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Campus Connections: Sustainability and Wellness Membership Required

Wellness is an important aspect of any sustainability movement. A focus at colleges and universities on social aspects of sustainability, such as wellness, leads to collaboration and partnerships that are ...

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Pollinator-Friendly Programs and Campuses Membership Required

This presentation provides information on how to pass a pollinator protection policy on campus.

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Assessing Course Impact: Three Models of Sustainability Evaluation Membership Required

This session is a discussion of three different ways of assessing the incorporation of sustainability into the world view of college students. The presenters wish to start a discussion with ...

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The Earth Without Art is Just 'Eh' Membership Required

This presentation will think about the many ways art can be used in environmental initiatives and programming. Specifically, the two presentations will discuss engaging art in two different ways - design-thinking ...

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Communication strategies: Leveraging digital media effectively & efficiently for greater engagement, relationship building, & earned news media Membership Required

Communication about institutionalizing sustainability is a key component to our efforts to inform and change behavior. Digital media, such as social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), blogging, and other online tools ...

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Renewably Powering and Empowering our Communities Membership Required

Weber State University worked with a local nonprofit and community members to develop and implement a community-solar program during the 2015-2016 school year. The project served the three-county area surrounding ...

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Best Practices for Solar PPAs Membership Required

Solar energy is now economically feasible in many states of the U.S. The question is who pays for the solar panels? The costs of design, installation, operation and maintenance ...

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Strategies for Local & Sustainable Food Purchasing Membership Required

Colleges want to purchase more local foods, yet many are struggling with how to balance the many different values that they want to support while also ensuring that they can ...

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Thrift Stores, FreeStores, and Reuse Spaces Membership Required

This panel will discuss the outcomes from Thrift Stores, Free Stores and Reuse Spaces across different campuses. Hear how these second-hand experiences have become a model for showcasing the three ...

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WTF Reduction! Waste, Technology and Facebook; Utilizing Social Media, Technology and Outreach to Effect Behavioral Change Membership Required

This panel will discuss the use of social media and technology and how it can be applied it to various re-use and waste reduction programs. Partnered with Cupanion, these three ...

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Leveraging Green Office Certification for Outreach, Engagement, Employee Education and STARS Membership Required

Universities and colleges across the country are working on a variety of Green Office Certification programs as ways to engage faculty, staff and students and to meet campus goals. Boston ...

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Greeks Think Green Membership Required

The Office of Sustainability at the University of Florida and the University of Arizona have joined teams to discuss how they've empowered their school's Greek communities to recognize ...

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Beyond Operational Sustainability: Facilities Staff as Leaders, Teachers, and Guinea Pigs Membership Required

At Portland Community College, 'we're all in this together' to promote a sustainable college experience. PCC Facilities Management Services extends beyond traditional roles to encourage educational opportunities related to ...

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Measuring Sustainability Culture and Attitudes Among the Student Body: Why you Should Care Membership Required

Quite often institutional decisions are data driven. Given that people's sustainability behaviors are influenced by their attitudes, having valid and reliable information about students' and employees' sustainability attitudes will ...

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Campus and Community Involvement in Move-Out Waste Reduction Programs Membership Required

Move-Out! Classes end and our students vacate the rooms in their residence halls, cleaning up so that other students may become the new occupants. In the process, students discard lots ...

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Making an Impact Via Food Recovery Programs Membership Required

800 million people around the world suffer from hunger and 1 in 6 Americans live in food insecure households. F4 is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation of the Commonwealth ...

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New Models for Campus Food Production: Orchards and Community Collaborations Membership Required

This panel session will feature how campus food production programs can serve as vehicles for community collaborations, as well as a wide variety of opportunities for experiential learning and campus ...

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Using STARS to Drive Change on Campus Membership Required

AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS provides a number of opportunities for ...

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The University of Thriftsburgh: We Work With More Than Just Ugly Sweaters Membership Required

The University of Thriftsburgh, a non-profit, student-run thrift store, opened on the University of Pittsburgh's campus on March 18, 2015. The store was the result of year and a ...

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Creative Composting: a Comprehensive Approach to Food Waste Reduction Membership Required

Though composting is a great step away from creating landfill waste, it is still very low on the EPA's food waste hierarchy. This study presents how a group of ...

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From the United Nations to Your University: Coordinating the Efforts of Local Students in Global Climate Action Membership Required

Two of the most common hurdles student activist groups face are a) a lack of funding, resources and time to complete projects and b) gaining and maintaining student involvement beyond ...

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TailGator: Game Day Recycling at the University of Florida Membership Required

For the last ten seasons the TailGator Game Day Recycling Program, the longest running program of the University of Florida's Office of Sustainability, has educated fans on properly sorting ...

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Institutional Change through Student-Led Initiatives: The Appalachian State University Renewable Energy Initiative Membership Required

The ASUREI is a student-led, student-funded organization that reduces the environmental impact of Appalachian State University by implementing renewable energy technologies, investing in sustainable energy practices, and promoting campus engagement ...

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The Real Food Calculator: Students leading food chain transparency and campus accountability across the nation! Membership Required

Sustainable.' 'Green.' 'Local.' -- How can you REALLY know what type of food system your campus is supporting amidst all this 'green noise'?!? The Real Food Calculator is a student-developed research ...

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Making Student Events Greener, One Pizza Box at a Time Membership Required

From pizza boxes to plastic cups, a lot can go to waste during student events. What if there was a way to keep that waste out of the landfill while ...

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Powering a New South: Sustainability and Energy in the Southern US Membership Required

Through an examination of the processes and experiences of a yearlong, multi-disciplinary university press project, students, instructors, and press advisors will examine energy through the lens of our local experience ...

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Experiences and Strategies of a Student-Run Massive Monarch Restoration on Off-campus Sites Membership Required

The White House recently released the National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. One of its primary goals is a national effort to increase the ...

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Zero Waste: Data, Infrastructure, and Engagement Return Recycling Case Study Membership Required

Return Recycling is a student-led organization devoted to building a concrete understanding for waste data, infrastructure, and engagement. Over the past year we've prototyped new (self-designed) recycling bins, developed ...

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Engaging the Campus, Community, and Future: A Student's Guide to Organization Development Membership Required

Developing an organization, especially one that deals with a sustainability issue, may seem to be a daunting task. By examining the case-study of Lexington Environmental Youth Outreach (LEYO), a sustainability ...

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Enhancing Community Networks through Sustainable Events: Case Study Membership Required

At colleges and universities across the world, students are engaging their campus and community in sustainability through creative event programming. As local organizations and on-campus organizations collaborate on meaningful projects ...

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To Serve or Not to Serve?: The Role of Gender Socialization in Community Engagement and Connections to Toxic Masculinities Membership Required

Across various measures of civic and community engagement, whether across the country or here at Oregon State University, men tend to be less active in these activities, which can be ...

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What Professional Diplomacy can do for You: Putting the Ability in 'Sustainability' Membership Required

Diplomacy and negotiations permeate all aspects of life. It can either serve as a stepping stone for students advocating sustainability, or a stumbling block for those who lack diplomatic knowledge ...

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We're Divesting! Where can we Move our Money? Membership Required

Working with others in the Divest-Invest movement this workshop will present the steps that can be taken once a fossil fuel divestment commitment has been secured. The workshop will cover ...

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The Revolution May Be Composted: The UA Compost Cats as a Model for Transformational Pedagogy and Student Empowerment Membership Required

The Compost Cats program provides a model for how institutions of higher education can equip student environmental leaders for the great social and environmental challenges we face, engage deeply with ...

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The Campus Kitchens Project: Using Food as a Tool for a More Sustainable Campus and Community. Membership Required

Attendees will get an in depth look at The Campus Kitchens Project (CKP) and will be empowered to bring the program to their school. CKP students on 50 campuses are ...

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