curriculum

Perspective: Changing Curriculum Connects Faculty with Each Other, Students with Their Environment

  Sustainability activity is mushrooming on campuses around the nation-except in one vitally important place: college classrooms.  As the recent National Wildlife Federation National Report Card on Sustainability in Higher …

ISU Degree Tackles the Many Faces of Climate Change

  In May of 2007, Illinois State University’s Board of Trustees approved a new bachelor’s degree program in renewable energy. ISU is not the first school  to bring this sort …

Loyola Brews Up a New Model for Sustainability Courses

On the shores of Lake Michigan, just north of downtown Chicago, something special is happening at Loyola University. As they enter the third semester of the Solutions to Environmental Problems …

College of the Atlantic Aims for the Triple Bottom Line

When businesses go green, they do it for reasons ranging from profit and good PR to reliable supply chains and genuine concern for the environment. Examples of individual companies taking …

Stony Brook Southampton Combines Curriculum with Sustainable Operations

Students at Stony Brook University’s new Southampton campus will help determine building design, campus energy decisions, cafeteria fodder and waste systems, as well as their own coursework, as part of …

NSCC Institutes Two-Year “Green-Collar” Degree

  |   May 23, 2008

    As the possibility of carbon-capping legislation becomes more likely and investments in renewable energy increase, the demand for "green-collar" workers will rise. All three presidential candidates endorse the …

Students at San Jose State Compete to Tackle Climate Change

  |   May 15, 2008

San Jose State University, in a bid to get students more involved in learning about and dealing with climate change, is piloting a new course which will force groups of …

USGBC Rewards Sustainablility Curricula

  |   May 9, 2008

The U.S. Green Building Council has just announced the recipients of their Excellence in Green Building Curriculum awards and grants program. This is the first year these awards have been …

NYT Magazine’s Green Issue Profiles Campus Efforts

I spent a few hours this morning reading through the New York Times Magazine’s intensive survey of new green projects in buildings, energy, food, transportation, lifestyle and technology. There are …

NCSE Climate Neutral Campus Session Generates National Recommendations

The half-day session on climate neutral campuses hosted by the National Council on Science and Environment (NCSE) at its 6th annual conference entitled, "Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future" …

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