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Connect Problem Solvers to Sustainability Issues

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ASU Sustainability and Design Team Develop Award-Winning Project in Hawai’i

ASU Sustainability and Design Team Develop Award-Winning Project in Hawai’i

Since August 2016, an interdisciplinary team of ASU design and sustainability students and faculty have been working on a group project called “Water is Life” with local Hawai’ians to imagine a more sustainable Hawai’i. We followed up with Leah Gibbons, PhD student, Sustainability; Paul Coseo, Assistant Professor, The Design School; and Chingwen Cheng, Assistant Professor,...

Alum Develops New LEED Pilot Credit from Capstone Project

Alum Develops New LEED Pilot Credit from Capstone Project

Martin Smith, a 2016 Masters of Sustainability Solutions (MSUS) alum, just saw the realization of his capstone project in the form of a new U.S. Green Business Council (USGBC) certified Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot Credit for “Residential Energy Submetering and Real-time Usage Data.” Though Smith completed the project in July 2016...

Celebrating Student Sustainability Projects

Celebrating Student Sustainability Projects

We had a wonderful array of student projects this 2016-2017 academic year covering a vast landscape of topics. We decided to make a video montage to celebrate the solutions-oriented projects students worked on this year. Clips include video and images from the sustainability student showcase "Open House" and some of the public presentations given by...

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GREEN Program offers short-term, experiential opportunities abroad

GREEN Program offers short-term, experiential opportunities abroad

The GREEN program offers interested students short-term, experiential learning opportunities in Iceland, Peru, Japan, and Hawai'i. Each program is designed around the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals with an emphasis on hands-on learning in real-world scenarios while being immersed in new cultural contexts. Students can explore sustainability issues in: Renewable energy Water resource management...

Green Living Magazine Presents Simple Solutions Summit

Green Living Magazine Presents Simple Solutions Summit

Join Green Living magazine for their first annual Simple Solutions Summit in partnership with the VerdeXChange Arizona conference on six pillars of sustainability: Air, Education, Energy, Food, Water and Waste. "Whether you’re passionate about sustainable education, purchasing local food and goods, growing groundwater concerns, saving energy, reducing the amount of waste you produce, living healthier,...

Message in a bottle: BikeMaps.org blitz at ASU

Message in a bottle: BikeMaps.org blitz at ASU

Cyclists at ASU and in Tempe should check their bike cages during the week of Oct 24th. In conjunction with ASU’s bike month, a team of BikeMaps.org volunteers lead by Dr. Trisalyn Nelson will be delivering water bottles to bike racks across the region in the hopes of raising awareness about cycling safety. Each water...

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