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Essays: Programs that Bring Together Geoscience and Sustainability

These essays were contributed by participants at the 2012 workshop on Programs that Bring Together Geoscience and Sustainability and describe the philosophy and goals underpinning the design of their institution's program.


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Innovation and Integration in Student Centered Environmental Science
Erin Lane, University of British Columbia
Erin Lane, Earth and Ocean Science, The University of British Columbia There is increasing awareness and concern regarding pressing environment issues such as climate change, waste management, food security, and ...

Environmental sustainability, Alternative energy, Geo sciences and Future career
Bhavna Rawal, Houston Community College System
Bhavna Rawal, Science, Houston Community College System The goal of this program is to educate students where they can learn about environmental sustainability, alternative energy, geosciences and future careers. ...

Development of an Online Certificate Program that Bridges Geoseciences and Sustainability
Tim Bralower, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Timothy Bralower, Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Online education is becoming an increasingly important component of the long-term strategy of institutions of higher education around the ...

Geoscience Program Information at Alabama A&M University
Xiongwen Chen, Alabama A & M University
Xiongwen Chen, Biological and Environmental Science, Alabama A & M University Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University is a historical black college and university. Alabama A&M University ...

Geology and Geography Program at Georgia Southern
Wei Tu, Georgia Southern University
Wei Tu, Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University 1. The overarching goal of your program (why it exists) The Geology and Geography programs support the Core Curriculum by providing students a deep ...

Global Change Minor and Liberal Education at the University of Michigan
Ben van der Pluijm, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ben van der Pluijm, Earth & Environmental Sciences/Program in the Environment, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and T. Gregory Barrett, University of Arkansas at Little RockA great deal of attention has been ...

The Environmental Studies Department at University of California, Santa Cruz
Michael Loik, University of California-Santa Cruz
Michael E. Loik, Environmental Studies, University of California-Santa Cruz The Environmental Studies Department at UC Santa Cruz is a leader in innovative interdisciplinary environmental problem-solving teaching ...

Sustainability Education at University of Missouri-Kansas City
Syed Hasan, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Syed E. Hasan, Geosciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City Introduction: The Department of Geosciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) started a bachelor's degree in environmental ...

Nascent BA Program in Environmental Analysis and Sustainability
Doug Yule, California State University-Northridge
Doug Yule, Geological Sciences, CSU Northridge Our Department has a four-year plan, starting this year, to design and implement a new Bachelor of Arts Program in Environmental Analysis and Sustainability (EAS) ...

Climate Science for Sustainability in the Future Greenhouse/Hothouse
David Feary, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
David Feary, School of Sustainability and School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus My upcoming course—Climate Science for Sustainability—is a 200-level course offered ...