Bard College

Leaning Across Borders, strengthened the international component of environmental graduate education at Bard, through student exchange, internships in developing countries, and joint research with NGOs abroad.

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Bowdoin College

The Ecology and Environmental History of Merrymeeting Bay Project started an ongoing, long-term study of ecological recovery in an important coastal ecosystem conducted by Bowdoin College students and faculty.

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Brown University

The Watson International Scholars of the Environment (WISE) program brought mid-career environmental leaders from universities, governments, and NGOs throughout the global South to Brown University for advanced training in land-change history, sciences, and policy.

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Bucknell University

At the Susquehanna River Institute the students at Bucknell have focused their energies on the Susquehanna River watershed through interdisciplinary coursework, faculty-guided research, and outreach to the community.

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Carleton College

Integrative spatial modeling: towards a program of participatory and empirical teaching in environmental studies, involves students and faculty in spatially explicit analysis of problems that arise from the interaction of road networks and the landscape.

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Carnegie Mellon University

Greening of Early Undergraduate Education, focuses on infusing environmental literacy into early courses ranging over variety of disciplines via courses or modules, resulting also in a learning community of faculty.

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College of the Atlantic

Coastal Ecology and Integrated Marine Studies aimed to develop and
assess an Inter-disciplinary program in Marine Studies and Conservation.

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Dickinson College

Integrated Watershed-Based Field Semesters, an integrated semester experience with extensive immersion, fieldwork, and independent research focused on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and the lower Mississippi River Basin.

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Duke University
Nicholas School of the Environment

The DEL Master of Environmental Management is an online and on-campus degree designed for environmental and business professionals with a minimum of five years environmental experience.

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Johns Hopkins University
The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

The Luce International Environmental Policy Practicum is an innovative course in which SAIS students consult for “client” organizations on international environmental projects.

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Middlebury College

With Issues and Impact: Coexistence and the Global Environment, our objective was to strengthen the international focus of the College’s Environmental Studies Program, thereby enhancing the educational experience of our students as they prepare to be leaders in this challenging new century.

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MIT

Terrascope, field experience for a project-based freshman learning community with an environmental/earth system emphasis.

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Northland College

Superior Connections is place-based, interdisciplinary general education curriculum integrated by a focus on the Lake Superior Watershed.

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Oberlin College

International Perspectives in Environmental Studies, increased international perspectives in environmental studies through courses, visiting scholars, and study tours with students and faculty from China, India, Indonesia, and Japan.

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Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Sustainability Ph.D. Program at Rochester Institute of Technology, the grant from the Henry Luce Foundation led to the development and implementation of a Ph.D. program focusing on sustainable production systems.

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Stanford University
School of Earth Sciences

The Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources trains the next generation of scholars and leaders to address the world’s most challenging environmental and sustainability problems.

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The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Portfolio Program in Sustainability, an interdisciplinary graduate level minor, or concentration, with two related activities: (1) a research-based seminar and (2) an affordable/sustainable housing initiative.

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Tufts University

Graduate Education for International Environmental Management and Governance, an interdisciplinary graduate program to educate the next generation of international environmental problem solvers to work with governments, intergovernmental organizations, multinational corporations and international NGOs.

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UC Berkeley

Sustainable Engineering through Green Design, Manufacturing, and Social Infrastructures, UC Berkeley developed and launched a multidisciplinary certificate program, Engineering and Business for Sustainability (EBS) to train graduate students in designing and managing sustainable systems.

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UC Berkeley

The Luce Project on Green Governance, Green Peace (2005-2010) has fostered international exchange between the University of California, Berkeley, and research institutions in Indonesia, Nigeria, and Brazil addressing the question of new approaches to environmental policy and law, conflict resolution, and local resource management.

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UC Santa Barbara

The Luce Environmental Science to Solutions Initiative educates Ph.D. students on the trajectory from the identification of important environmental issues to the implementation of solutions.

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UC Santa Cruz

Interdisciplinary Training in Environmental Management, a suite of environmental management courses spanning conservation biology and environmental policy along with skills development (in writing and GIS) plus internship placements.

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University of Puget Sound

Environmental Policy and Decision Making Initiative created an interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular program focused on regional environmental policy and decision making that connects the campus to environmental stakeholders.

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University of Washington

Environmental Management Keystone Projects create interdisciplinary teams of graduate students working for community partners to address particular local/regional environmental problems with a focus on policy-based solutions.

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Vermont Law School

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic offers Vermont Law School students the exceptional opportunity to become “apprentice lawyers” and to apply what they learn in the classroom to real problems on behalf of real clients in cases with real consequences.

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Washington University in St. Louis

Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic (IEC); Students work on interdisciplinary teams (law, engineering, arts & science, public health, medicine, etc) under interdisciplinary supervision, representing non-profit organizations in environmental cases and projects.

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Williams College

Participatory and Empirical Teaching in a Curricular Initiative for Renewable Energy and Resource Sustainability, enhances students’ critical thinking and analytical skills through developing renewable energy and resource sustainability themes in the College’s curriculum, the campus serving as the laboratory.

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Yale University

Bringing Buildings to Life: Training a New Design Professional in the Principles and Practices of Restorative Environmental Design to Harmonize the Natural and Human Built Environments advances a new approach to sustainable design of the built environment that combines avoiding adverse environmental impacts and fostering beneficial connections between people and nature.

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Yale University

Collaborative Industrial Ecology in Asia: Collaboration with Asian institutions to institutionalize understanding and use of industrial ecology through faculty exchange, student scholarships, preparation of educational materials and executive training.

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