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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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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) ...

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 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 ...

The Environmental Studies and Sciences Department at Ithaca College
Chris Sinton, Ithaca College
Chris Sinton, Environmental Studies and Science, Ithaca College The Department of Environmental Studies and Science (ENVS) at Ithaca College was created as a stand-alone program in September 2009 with the goal of ...

Ocean Studies Program, Maine Maritime Academy
Lauren Sahl, Maine Maritime Academy
Lauren Sahl, Ocean Studies, Maine Maritime Academy The Ocean Studies program at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) educates students in Marine Science and Marine Biology and teaches service courses to students in other ...

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 ...

Environmental Science Degree: Year One
Lynn Dudley, Florida State University
Lynn Dudley, Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University The departments of Geological Sciences, Oceanography, and Meteorology at Florida State University were merged April 2010 creating the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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