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

Sustainability Connect Successes

July 25, 2017

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, The Design School to talk more about the future of the project and its continued impacts.

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Celebrating Student Sustainability Projects

Sustainability Connect Successes

May 22, 2017

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.

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Sustainability Planning at the City of Bisbee

Sustainability Connect Successes

March 29, 2017

Torin Sadow, a BA alum in Sustainability and Urban Dynamics and a BS in Planning, took on a challenging project as a Sustainability Intern with the City of Bisbee Public Works. Sadow was responsible for helping the City of Bisbee create a municipal sustainability plan.

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Practice Sustainable Food Waste - Don't Landfill It!

Sustainability Connect Successes

August 28, 2013

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The goal of the project was to investigate how to create a sustainable food waste disposal system for ASU. Arizona State University’s Office of University Sustainability Practices and Facilities Management collaborated with six graduate and sixteen undergraduate students in a workshop class provided by Katja Brundiers and Aaron Redman from the School of Sustainability.

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Future Visions of Food Security

Sustainability Connect Successes

August 28, 2013

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Briar Schoon and Kathleen Talbot, master’s students in the School of Sustainability (SOS) and Sustainability Connect project coordinators, conducted thesis research focusing on youth perspectives of food security in the Canyon Corridor neighborhood in West Phoenix.

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Expanding the Bike Co-op at ASU

Sustainability Connect Successes

February 3, 2012

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During the 2009/2010 academic year, undergraduates Kimberly Pearson, of the School of Sustainability (SOS), Matthew Petrucci of Civil Engineering, Derek Cardinale of Geography and Urban Planning and Canon Leadership Program facilitator Betty Lombardo of University Sustainability Practices (USP) developed a project to increase the capacity, visibility and sense of community space of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Bike Co-op.

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Sustainability in Public Policy: Working with City of Mesa on Water Management

Sustainability Connect Successes

February 3, 2012

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In the fall of 2011, Dr. Rob Melnick, Director of Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability, and Grady Gammage Jr. brought graduate students from a variety of ASU’s schools and city officials from the City of Mesa, AZ, together to address key sustainability issues within an interdisciplinary workshop class in the School of Sustainability (SOS).

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