Faculty leaders can now apply to join the Global Sustainability Across the Curriculum Program Development Support Group. Participants will engage in dynamic discussions, share strategies, receive one-on-one consultations with experienced leaders, and access modest grants of up to $5,000 to enhance curriculum development. Thanks to Microsoft Philanthropies, there’s no registration cost. The application deadline is April 12, and the accepted participants will begin meeting in July 2024.
Discover practical solutions to campus food waste challenges by attending our upcoming virtual workshop, Toolkit Resources to Help Understand and Manage Campus Food Waste, on March 14 from 2:00-5:00 pm ET. Led by expert presenters, this workshop is designed for sustainability offices, dining services, facility operations, and students united by a common goal of reducing food waste on campus. By attending this workshop, you will gain an understanding of food waste generation and will be empowered to create a comprehensive food waste management plan. Throughout the workshop, we will delve into key aspects of food waste management, such as identifying sources of food waste, auditing or estimating generation, understanding campus attitudes, and exploring relevant collection, recovery, or recycling options.
Discover key insights at the “Teaching Building Decarbonization to the Next Generation” workshop on February 29. The Stanford Building Decarbonization Learning Accelerator (BDLA) offers free resources to seamlessly integrate decarbonization into architecture, engineering, and construction management courses. Learn from BDLA’s founder, explore effective teaching approaches, and gain tools to impart these crucial concepts to students.
The 2023 AASHE Sustainability Award Winners were announced during this year’s virtual award ceremony on December 7. The AASHE Sustainability Awards shine a spotlight on the individuals and organizations leading the higher education sustainability movement. These pioneers in higher education sustainability have made remarkable contributions through innovative projects, groundbreaking research, and inspiring student leadership, driving progress in environmental, social, and economic well-being. Get to know each of the ten winners across various categories today!
AASHE’s Lifetime Achievement Award honors outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of sustainability in higher education over their lifetimes. Meet this year’s winner, Dr. Peggy F. Barlett! As Professor Emerita at Emory University, Peggy’s expertise in curriculum development and sustainability in higher education has left an indelible mark on the field.