AASHE Bulletin Feb. 25: U Miami Launches Urban Sustainability & Resilience Degree + More

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February 25, 2020

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February 28 is the last day to submit a proposal and/or sign up to be an abstract reviewer for AASHE 2020, themed Mobilizing for a Just Transition. All accepted presenters receive a discount applicable to full conference registration. This deadline will not be extended. Considering submitting today!

News of the Week

U Miami Launches Urban Sustainability & Resilience Degree
This fall the university will launch the Master of Professional Science in Urban Sustainability and Resilience through its College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Architecture. Students can choose from one of two tracks: urban sustainability or urban resilience.

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Carnegie Foundation Announces Community Engagement Classification Recipients

Vassar College to Purchase 100% Renewable Electricity
U Albany Receives $2M for Carbon Neutrality Planning
Southern Illinois U Carbondale Signs Climate Commitment
Columbia U Event Management Offers Food Menu With Reduced GHGs
Bowie State U Opens Nutrition Lounge & Food Pantry
Brandeis U Launches Plastic Waste Reduction Initiative
U Pittsburgh Renovation Receives LEED Silver
Vanderbilt U Campus Dining Earns Allergen-Free Certification

Planning & Administration
U Southern California Offers Free Tuition Based on Family Income
SUNY ESF Implements Tobacco/Smoke-Free Policy

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AASHE Workshop: Earth as Relative: An Indigenous Lens for Sustainability in Higher Ed
This workshop, happening June 16 – 19 in Bemidji, Minnesota, will explore how Indigenous language, culture and history can be integrated into campus and community life and provide a new lens for sustainability work. The deadline to register is June 1.


New Resources

New Issue: Sustainability: The Journal of Record
The last issue of Sustainability: The Journal of Record is a special issue covering the 2019 AASHE Sustainability Award winners, including the second recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Judy Walton. Additionally, the issue includes research about sustainability competencies among graduates.


AASHE Webinar: Institutionalizing Environmental Justice
Feb. 26, 2020 (3:00 p.m. Eastern) – Online

AASHE Webinar: Digging In: Specific Examples of Diversity in Sustainability Work
March 11, 2020 (3:00 p.m. Eastern) – Online

Shaping Harm Reduction Into Wellness Promotion Webinar
March 24, 2020 (3:00 p.m. Eastern) – Online

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference
April 21, 2020 – April 23, 2020 – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium Spring 2020 Conference
April 30, 2020 – University Park, Pennsylvania

AASHE Leadership Workshop: Sustainability Across the Curriculum
June 3, 2020 – June 4, 2020 – San Diego, California

AASHE Workshop: Earth as Relative: An Indigenous Lens for Sustainability in Higher Education
June 16, 2020 – June 19, 2020 – Bemidji, Minnesota

2020 Sustainability Professionals Retreat: Accelerating Your Impact
June 28, 2020 – July 1, 2020 – Wallingford, Pennsylvania

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Jobs & Internships

Director of Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives
Williams College

Sustainability Specialist
University of Central Florida

Sustainability Minor Program Manager
The George Washington University

Environmental Finance Center Executive Director
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Zero Waste Specialist
Stanford University


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