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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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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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Environmental Science B.S. degree program at UNM
David Gutzler, University of New Mexico-Main Campus
David Gutzler, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico-Main CampusThe B.S. degree in Environmental Science (ENVS) at the University of New Mexico was conceived in the late 1990s by the Department of ...

A Truly Interdisciplinary Approach: Environmental Studies at Guilford College
Angela Moore, Guilford College
Angela M. Moore, Geology, Environmental Studies, Guilford College The Environmental Studies (ENVS) program at Guilford College is a highly interdisciplinary program that emphasizes the understanding of systems and ...

A Tour of the Earth Sustainability Liberal Education Program: An experiment in integrative learning
Barbara Bekken, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Barbara M. Bekken, Geosciences, Virginia Tech What is the Earth Sustainability program in liberal education? The Earth Sustainability (ES) program is an integrative and STEM-saturated experiment in liberal ...

Building a Program in Earth System Science at UC Davis
David Osleger, University of California-Davis
David Osleger, Geology, UC Davis The departments of Land, Air & Water and Geology at UC Davis are in the planning stages of developing a joint major in Earth System Science, with a focus on sustainability. ...

Environmental Science and Sustainability programs at UT Brownsville
Jeff Wilson, PhD
Jeff Wilson, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas at Brownsville Jump down to Masters of Science in Sustainability Studies (MSSS) BS in Environmental Science The purpose of the BS in ...

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