Category Archives: Good Reads, Film Clips, etc.

AASHE STARS update 2020: STARS Video Series & Other Updates!

Latest news from AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) February 2020 DATA sharing deadline approaching Since 2012, AASHE has collaborated with Sierra and The Princeton Review to allow colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada to use the STARS Reporting Tool to share their sustainability data for potential inclusion in Sierra’s Cool Schools ranking […]

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

February 25, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise 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 […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Bernie, bees, smart babies and more…

 share       tweet       forward Bernie’s 1981 Mayoral victory focus of podcast A new MudSeason podcast tells the story of Bernie’s first electoral win, the 1981 campaign for Mayor, with the help of local organizer Phil Fiermonte. At the time of Bernie’s upset mayoral victory, Phil was working for the King Street Youth Center – part of a […]

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Alive in the Forest

ALIVE IN THE FOREST — February 2020 IN THIS ISSUE: 2019 through the seasons (VFF’s Annual Report is here!), Keeton lecture next week, amphibian update, chainsaw classes, and more. Hot off the Press: VFF’s Annual Report  2019 Through the Seasons Take a look at what Vermont Family Forests was up to last year, in words and photos, […]

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AASHE Newsletter: 13 Institutions Become ‘Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers’ + More

February 18, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise News of the Week Thirteen Institutions Become ‘Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers’ The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) selected 13 institutions as Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers. Organized around the five pillars of […]

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Students Fundraise for Service Learning Trip to Uganda

REPOSTED FROM THE VIEW FEBRUARY 14, 2020 – BY DANIELLE PETRILAK Champlain College hosts service learning trips for the same reason it organizes study abroad opportunities: to offer life-changing, cross cultural experiences for students. This May, 11 Champlain College students will embark on the Uganda Service Trip and volunteer at the Malayaka House. As a […]

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LCC Winter 2020 E-News – Climate Action, Introducing Lauren Sopher, Good Chemistry, Wood Notes, Black Holes, Kwawaldam & More

Lake Champlain Committee Winter’s Wane 2020 E-News Happy Valentine’s Day! In this issue of Enews we share some recent legislative initiatives (including a call to action on climate change for Vermont members), introduce you to Director of Science & Water Programs Lauren Sopher (read her Lake Look column about Lakeshore Grasslands below) and let you know of […]

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Your February Digest

February 2020 The sweetest of Valentine’s Day wishes to you! Somehow Valentine’s Day and solid waste management do not strike me as a match made in heaven. Valentine’s Day is mushy cards, fancy dinners, decadent chocolate, roses, and champagne. The following week, though, is sorted paper, mushy food scraps, wilted flowers and hard-to-recycle glass. At […]

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AASHE Newsletter: LAST CHANCE! Help Us Examine Higher Ed Sustainability Positions!

Membership | Resources | Events & Education | STARS | AASHE Connect FINAL NOTICE: TOMORROW IS THE DEADLINE! The 2020 Higher Education Sustainability Staffing Survey closes at 11:59 p.m. ET on Feb. 14! Last released in 2017, this survey will allow AASHE to examine the nature of higher education sustainability positions. Get Started A publication on our […]

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2020 AASHE Webinar Slate Announced, New STARS Resources + More!

AASHE Connect | Bulletin | Events | Resource Hub | STARS Tomorrow campus divestment campaigns across the country, along with allies in state pension divestment campaigns and international groups, will take unified action to prove that our movement is bigger than ever. Share how you plan to participate in Fossil Fuel Divestment Day (aka “F2D2”) by tweeting us at @AASHENews! […]

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