Opportunities

Four Course Sequence in Sustainable Business

The University of Vermont's Institute for Global Sustainability is offering a four course sequence in Sustainable Business practices this summer. The program consists of three one week intensive courses in Burlington, VT that are focused on Social Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Business, and Collaborative Management. The fourth course, Ecological Economics is offered online. Registration is now available.
  • Posted Apr 20, 2009

Mario Savio Young Activist Award

The Mario Savio Memorial Lecture Fund invites nominations for its Young Activist Award. The award is presented each year to a person under the age of 26 with a deep commitment to human rights and social justice and a proven ability to transform this commitment into effective action. The recipients should have demonstrated leadership ability, creativity, and integrity. The $6,000 cash award is divided equally between the individual recipient and an organization of his/her choosing. Nominations are due June 30, 2009.
  • Posted Apr 20, 2009

Opportunity to Attend UN Climate Negotiations

Agents of Change is now accepting applications to join the SustainUS youth delegation to the fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the Climate Change Convention and fifth meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP15 and COP/MOP5), which will be in Copenhagen, Denmark from December 7-18, 2009. Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 26 as of December 2009 and either be a US citizen or study or work in the US for more than six months by December 2009. Applications are due June 1, 2009.
  • Posted Apr 20, 2009

Undergrad Farm Intensive Summer Program

The University of Vermont's Institute for Global Sustainability, in partnership with the Plant & Soil Science Department, has developed a four week, on farm intensive summer program in Burlington, VT. The undergraduate program consists of three integrated classes (8 credits total) where students will learn first-hand about science-based nutrient management as an essential aspect of sustainable farming. The focus of this cluster of classes is sustaining soil fertility, composting wastes, and reducing farm-source pollution. Registration is now available.
  • Posted Apr 20, 2009

8 Week Summer Program in Renewable Energy

The University of Hawaii-Maui Community College is offering an eight-week summer program focused on the principles of renewable energy. The program consists of two three-credit courses and one two-credit internship. Possible hands-on projects include a trip to Kahoolawe to check on/service ongoing solar projects, a visit to the Humane Society to check on/service ongoing solar projects, and a trip to Molokai to check on/assist with wind projects. Registration begins on April 13.
  • Posted Apr 13, 2009

Environmental Ethics Institute

The Center for Ethics at the University of Montana invites participants to its 4th annual Environmental Ethics Institute. The three weeks of online study and six day workshop will focus on fire, restoration, and wilderness in an age of climate change and is open to students, faculty, and interested professionals. The workshop is particularly suitable for educators seeking a foundation in environmental ethics and its most pressing challenges today. The course begins online Mary 18, 2009 and the six day workshop begins June 8, 2009. Early registration ends April 15, 2009. Regular registration ends May 14, 2009.
  • Posted Apr 5, 2009

Member Discount: Occupancy-Based Energy Management System

Telkonet is offering AASHE members a free installation of its in-room energy management system in a room (classroom or dorm room) for 2 weeks, along with a free energy savings analysis quantifying the actual cost savings. Telkonet’s system self-calibrates based on environmental and HVAC characteristics, maximizing energy savings at a specified comfort level.
  • Posted Apr 5, 2009

RFP: Excellence in Green Building Education Awards

The U.S. Green Building Council Excellence in Green Building Education Awards Program recognizes outstanding curriculum and teaching methods that incorporate the built environment to teach sustainability. Through recognition awards and incentive grants, the awards program aims to celebrate and disseminate replicable, innovative curricular activities in formal education settings. Model programs are recognized in three categories: pre-K to 12, community and technical colleges, and colleges and universities, for their efforts in advancing green building education. One $10,000 incentive grant will be awarded to each education level category. Recognition awards honor existing educational programs and curricula for their innovative efforts to bring green building education to a broad spectrum of educational levels and content areas. Up to 15 recognition awards will be selected to receive a $1,000 honorarium. Incentive Grant proposals and Recognition Award submissions are due June 25, 2009
  • Posted Apr 5, 2009

Sustainable Agriculture Semester – Summer 2009

Sterling College (VT) will offer a summer-long Sustainable Agriculture Semester. Classroom instruction, hands-on training, and work on the farm are combined to teach sustainable practices and to foster discussion about agricultural issues. Classes are taught in an integrated fashion through lecture, reading, and discussion, student projects and research, work on the Sterling farm, and field trips to local farms and the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference. The 12-15 credit program is designed for college students, academically advanced high school students, and adult learners with an interest in exploring ecological management of plants, animals, and land. The deadline for applications is Mary 1, 2009.
  • Posted Apr 5, 2009

Wild Rockies Summer Semester

The Wild Rockies Field Institute invites participants to attend its Wild Rockies Summer Semester program, June 19 – August 19, 2009. Students will examine conservation from a broad regional perspective, a Native American perspective, and a local landscape perspective while exploring the Yellowstone to Yukon bioregion. Subjects addressed will include conservation biology, community-based conservation, regional environmental policy, restoration ecology, and traditional ecological knowledge. The enrollment deadline is April 20, 2009.
  • Posted Apr 5, 2009

America's Greenest Campus Contest

Climate Culture invites college and universities to apply for its America's Greenest Campus contest, which aims to motivate institutions to reduce the carbon footprint of their students, faculty, alumni, and staff. Institutions have until October 5, 2009 to get as many campus members to reduce their carbon footprint as much as possible. Carbon Culture will keep track of the number of people participating from each school and will award up to $10,000 to two winners - the school with the most participants and the school with the most carbon reductions per participant.
  • Posted Mar 30, 2009

Transatlantic Renewable Energy Exchange Study Tour

CDS invites students to apply for its 2009 Transatlantic Renewable Energy Exchange Study Tour. The 7-day tour of Germany and German companies will include site-visits to a bio-gas power plant, a brown coal mine, a photovoltaic manufacturer, a low-energy housing project, and the Wind Park. Applications are due April 3, 2009.
  • Posted Mar 30, 2009

10-Day Course on Green Building

Colorado State University and the Institute for the Built Environment are offering a 10-day course at a sustainable eco-resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands known as Maho Bay/Harmony Camps, on the island of St. John. The course, which will take place Mar 20-30, 2009, will focus on theories and practices of green building including energy, healthy buildings, natural resources, and other environmental issues. Students will gain knowledge about best sustainable practices through experimental learning at a demonstration site. Participants in the past have been students and professionals in landscape design and architecture, construction management, interior design and architecture.
  • Posted Mar 23, 2009

AASHE Seeks Nominations for New Board Members

The Nominations Committee of AASHE's Board of Directors is inviting members to nominate candidates to fill several slots on the Board. The full board holds multi-day, in-person meetings at least once a year (usually twice), and holds monthly phone meetings. In addition, each board member is expected to participate in at least one board committee. Committees meet by phone an average of 6 times per year, depending on their respective work agenda. Overall, board members should expect to contribute an average of 8 to 16 hours per month to AASHE. The closing date for nominations is Friday, March 27, 2009
  • Posted Mar 23, 2009

Farm Life Ecology Course

Green Mountain College will host a 13 week summer intensive program that allows student to manage all elements of the farm's operation while gaining a strong curricular foundation in sustainable agriculture. The program will address the fundamentals of organic crop and animal management; efficient integration and management of highly diverse farm systems; development of appropriate agricultural technologies with a focus on human and animal power; and the social and cultural importance of regional foods. Students will also eat what is grown in the fields and investigate the theory and practice of traditional culinary means of food preparation.
  • Posted Mar 23, 2009

ISCN Sustainable Campus Excellence Award

The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the First International Sustainable Campus Awards. These awards will recognize sustainable campus projects that demonstrate leadership, creativity, effectiveness and outstanding performance in the areas of “Construction” and “Impact”. The Construction Award will recognize completed campus development projects – single or series of new or retrofitted buildings – that show outstanding performance in energy efficiency, minimal CO2 or other environmental impacts and/or other sustainability relevant aspects. The Impact Award seeks entries of ongoing or completed initiatives that show excellent achievements from the viewpoint of engaging the various stakeholders of campus sustainability. Winning initiatives will demonstrate how campus development and management can be used to create impact for research, teaching and campus community involvement. Awardees will be featured in the ISCN gallery of landmark projects where they will serve as case studies to inspire university members on what is possible and how successful projects can be developed. Applications are due April 14, 2009.
  • Posted Mar 23, 2009

AASHE Seeks Nominations for New Board Members

The Nominations Committee of AASHE's Board of Directors is inviting members to nominate candidates to fill several slots on the Board. The full board holds multi-day, in-person meetings at least once a year (usually twice), and holds monthly phone meetings. In addition, each board member is expected to participate in at least one board committee. Committees meet by phone an average of 6 times per year, depending on their respective work agenda. Overall, board members should expect to contribute an average of 8 to 16 hours per month to AASHE. The closing date for nominations is Friday, March 27, 2009
  • Posted Mar 16, 2009

Clinton Global Initiative U Outstanding Commitment Awards

The Clinton Global Initiative University invites applications for its Outstanding Commitments Awards. Students, student groups, and universities have the chance to received funding directly from the Pat Tillman Foundation and the Wal-Mart Foundation to help them implement Commitments to Action in CGI U’s four main focus areas: energy & climate change, poverty alleviation, global health, peace & human rights, and education. A total of $400,000 will be distributed to various students and student-group commitments. Any CGI U commitment-maker is eligible to apply for this award. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 3, 2009.
  • Posted Mar 16, 2009

Sixth Annual Byron Fellowship

The Byron Fellowship invites applicants for its 5-day seminar in sustainable communities. Topics of learning will include ethical and theological basis for sustainable community interaction; local natural heritage including geology, flora, and fauna; learning through the stories of place; economic structure and incentives for sustainability; political action and community initiative; building communities for sustainable living; restoration ecology; and sustainable agriculture and forestry. The program, which will take place during the 3rd week in May at Turkey Run State Park in Marshall, Indiana, is open to upper class undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates from the United States. Only 12 – 16 applicants will be accepted. Rolling admissions opened February 1, 2009. Applicants are reviewed and accepted weekly.
  • Posted Mar 16, 2009

2009 Faculty Pioneer Awards

The Aspen Institute invites nominations for its 2009 Faculty Pioneer Awards. The Awards seek to recognize exceptional faculty who are leaders in integrating social and environmental issues into their research and teaching. Nominations are open to all faculty members at any institution worldwide offering a graduate management degree. Nominees should have demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following ways: demonstrated leadership in the integration of social, environmental, and economic issues into business school courses, curriculum development, and design; organized or participated in a leadership role in business school activities involving social and environmental topics, including but not limited to: conferences, program design, experiential learning, independent studies, and student clubs; made a positive and visible impact on business practice with regard to the intersection of social, environmental, and economic issues; and/or shown cutting-edge scholarship within the context of social and environmental issues in business. The deadline for nominations is March 27, 2009.
  • Posted Mar 8, 2009

$25K Community College Grants

The Civic Ventures Community College Encore Career project will award $25,000 to eight community colleges developing innovative encore career programs in education, health care, nonprofit leadership, and the environment. The new grants are a follow-up to ten grants that were provided in 2007 to community colleges around the country, aimed at creating programs that match the skills and interests of experienced adults with high-need careers that support the community, such as nursing, teaching, and social services. This year, the program has been expanded to include green jobs, and aims to further support the role of community colleges as a primary pathway for encore jobs. Proposals are due April 24, 2009.
  • Posted Mar 8, 2009

Opportunity to Contribute Essay on Sustainability to Business Officer

The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) invites students to submit essays to be included in an upcoming issue of Business Officer, the monthly flagship publication of NACUBO. The essays should address senior college and university business officers at all types of institutions, presenting them with perspectives on what is happening in higher education in a new era. The piece should focus specifically on the critical importance of integrating sustainability throughout higher education. The 350-500 word article is due March 20, 2009. Submissions should be emailed to Michele Madia, NACUBO's Director of Environmental Leadership, at Michele.madia@nacubo.org.
  • Posted Mar 8, 2009

AASHE Member Discount on STRiDA Foldable Bikes

Areaware is offering AASHE members a $100 discount and free freight on their STRiDA bicycle, a triangular frame bicycle that quickly folds for easy storage. The STRiDA features a rustproof aluminum frame, a greaseless chain, and weighs roughly 20 pounds.
  • Posted Mar 2, 2009

Opportunity to Participate in Green Fee Survey

The University of Texas at Austin Campus Environmental Center is completing an analysis of Green Fee programs in the U.S. and in Canada. The Center invites institutions that have green fees to complete two surveys. Survey A - Program Details (to be completed by fund administrators and an institution's green fee program expert) will compare the characteristics and histories of green fees across the U.S. and Canada. Survey B – General Impressions (to be completed by faculty, staff, and students at institutions with green fees) aims to track green fees' perceived effects on campus sustainability. The surveys must be completed by Friday, March 27, 2009
  • Posted Mar 2, 2009

AASHE Member Discount on Campus Rideshare System Set-up

RideShark is offering AASHE members a 20 percent discount on the set-up of any new campus rideshare system for their college or university. RideShark's ridematching system allows students, staff, and faculty to find compatible carpool or vanpool matches, as well as walking, cycling, and transit ”˜buddies’. Additional modules are available to enable users to track their commuting emissions and to monitor carpool or vanpool participation.
  • Posted Feb 23, 2009

Experiential Education & Sustainability – Faculty Workshop in Thailand

The International Sustainable Development Studies Institute invites faculty to participate in a 7 day summer workshop entitled, "Experiential Education and Sustainability." The workshop will focus on using case studies from the experience of ISDSI and other organizations to give participants practical experience with and a solid working knowledge of the key issues involved in teaching experiential field-based courses.
  • Posted Feb 23, 2009

Opportunity for Campuses to Host a Climate Corps Fellow

The Environmental Defense Fund and Net Impact are seeking campus hosts for the 2009 Climate Corps Fellows program. Fellows are MBA students with a strong background in finance or engineering who spend their summers on-site at host organizations, conducting detailed analyses of energy reduction opportunities in lighting, computer equipment, heating and cooling systems, and datacenters. They work to produce a detailed, actionable investment and implementation plan that helps hosts cut costs and reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Last year, the Climate Corps Fellows identified 110 million kilowatt hours of electricity savings at companies like Yahoo!, Cisco, and Intuit.
  • Posted Feb 23, 2009

Power Down for the Planet

Climate Savers Computing, in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program, invite higher education institutions to take part in "Power Down for the Planet," a challenge program designed to encourage universities and their campus communities to reduce their own IT power consumption and get their students, faculty, and staff involved in the fight against climate change. The challenge includes a month long competition to see which university can recruit the largest percentage of their campus community to pledge support to Climate Savers Computing. The pledge challenge will kick off on March 23 and conclude on April 17, 2009. The challenge winner and the collective results of all participants will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2009. In addition to the pledge challenge, students have the opportunity to create and submit a video that tells the Climate Savers Computing story. The winning videos will be selected based on a combination of content and relevance, as judged by Climate Savers Computing representatives. The winners of the student viral video challenge will receive technology prizes.
  • Posted Feb 23, 2009

Sustainable Practices Summer Program

The Audubon Expedition Institute invites applications for its Sustainable Practices Summer Program, to take place June 1 – 22, 2009. Participants will explore sustainable practices and how they relate to their individual lives, to the greater society, and ecological systems. Topics of discussion will include alternative fuels for vehicles, composting and the basics of biologically active soil, agricultural seed diversity, gray-water systems, and passive solar design. All participants will grow and cook organic food, use sustainable technologies, and live out of doors for the duration of the program. Students will be expected to complete reading and writing projects one week before and one week after the program.
  • Posted Feb 23, 2009

1st Annual Spring Campus Commuter Challenge

The AlterNetWays Company is proud to announce that it will hold the 1st Annual Nationwide Spring Campus Challenge during the month of April 2009. The competition among higher education institutions aims to promote and encourage the use of alternative modes of transportation. Each person who participates will be able to track their daily trips to their school and automatically calculate their CO2 savings. Schools are automatically ranked based on level of participation. Institutions that sign up will receive a marketing kit to help promote their participation.
  • Posted Feb 16, 2009

Agents of Change Delegation

Agents of Change is now accepting applications to join the SustainUS youth delegation to the seventeenth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainability Development-17 (CSD-17). Selected delegates will have the opportunity to work with government officials, scientists, civil society representatives, and youth from around the world to review progress on issues related to sustainable development. As a policy year, the focus of CSD-17 will be on the understanding and lobbying for policy related to the topics areas of agriculture, rural development, land, drought, desertification, and Africa. Applicants are required to be between the ages of 18 and 26 as of April 2009 and to either be a US citizen or have studied or worked in the US for more than six months. Delegates must commit to attending at least one full week of the conference. Applications are due March 6, 2009.
  • Posted Feb 16, 2009

Chance to be Featured in Campus Sustainability Publication

Campus InPower invites campus sustainability organizers to share their stories of successful initiatives for a chance to be featured in a new publication entitled, "Get it Done: Success Stories from the Front Lines of Campus Sustainability." Suggested categories include policies and administration, education, energy, water, built environment, food systems, waste, purchasing, land use impacts, and transportation. The publication will be part of a new Campus InPower toolkit.
  • Posted Feb 16, 2009

NACUBO Innovation Award

The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) invites applicants for its 2009 Innovation Award. The Award honors the achievement of higher education institutions of each constituent type (community colleges, comprehensive and doctoral institutions, research universities, and small institutions) in the following areas of business and financial administration: process improvement and resource enhancement. Institutions with sustainability and energy efficiency improvements are encouraged to apply. Applications are due April 3, 2009.
  • Posted Feb 2, 2009

SustaInvest Student Investment Challenge

The SustaInvest Student Management Committee is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2008-09 SustaInvest competition. SustaInvest is open to any graduate or undergraduate student at any institution. Judging criteria rewards thoughtful design of high performance, sustainability-driven investments. Portfolios will be judged for an understanding of the interdependence among business, society and the environment for a competitive advantage. This year's grand prize is paid registration at the 2009 Net Impact Conference at Cornell University and access to VIP networking events with industry leaders at the 2009 Net Impact Conference. In addition, there will be cash prizes. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2009.
  • Posted Feb 2, 2009

AASHE Member Discounts for RETECH Higher Ed Pavilion

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is offering a 50 percent discount on Higher Education Pavilion exhibiting and conference packages to AASHE members for the upcoming conference, RETECH - Renewable Energy Conference and Technology Exposition, which will take place February 25 - 27, 2009. The focus of this year's RETECH program is education about renewable energy and planning of the new, green economy. 3,000-5,000 attendees are expected. AASHE members will also receive a $250 discount on registration, which closes January 30, 2009
  • Posted Jan 26, 2009

Brower Youth Awards

The Earth Island Institutes invites individuals with the power and persistence to create environmental change, ages 13 – 22 to apply for the Brower Youth Awards. The Brower Youth Awards honors six young people annually with a $3000 cash award and weeklong trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. During that week, award recipients will participate in a week of media and public outreach and be recognized at an awards ceremony attended by 900 members of the public. Applications are due May 15, 2009.
  • Posted Jan 26, 2009

Courses: Certificate in Green Building Construction & Green Energy Mgmt

San Diego State University (CA) is offering online courses towards two certificate programs. Courses towards a Professional Certificate in Green Building Construction begin January 20 and include Building Green Buildings – The Contractor's Perspective; Building Information Modeling with an Emphasis on Green Construction; Construction Materials and Processes; Fundamentals of Green Building Design and Construction; and LEED for New Construction – Applying the Guidelines. Courses towards a Professional Certificate in Renewable Energy and Green Energy Management begin February 9 and include Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) for Green Buildings and Solar Energy Conversion.
  • Posted Jan 19, 2009

'Real Food Is' Video Contest

The Real Food Challenge invites applicants for its "Real Food Is" Video Contest. The contest challenges K-12 and higher education students to complete the phrase, "Real food is...," with a 30 second to 3 minute video that informs, inspires, and encourages student advocacy to restore connections to community, food, land, and place through Farm to Cafeteria programs. The winners, one K-12 video and one college video, will receive $1,000 and one representative from each winning team will win an all expenses paid trip to the 4th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Portland, Oregon March 19-21, 2009. Submissions are due February 8, 2009.
  • Posted Jan 19, 2009

Course: Sustainability – The Challenge of Changing Our Institutions

The Harvard Green Campus Initiative invites participants in its spring 2009 course, "Sustainability – The Challenge of Changing Our Institutions." The course aims to address the real life challenges of environmental sustainability by building change agent capacities of students who operate within a myriad of institutional and other contexts. The course, which begins January 28, 2009, can be taken in the classroom or online via the Harvard Extension School Distance Learning Program.
  • Posted Jan 12, 2009

Green Chemistry Outreach Fellow Program

Beyond Benign invites undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. to apply for its 2008-2009 Green Chemistry Outreach Fellows Program. Students will work as "Ambassadors" and will talk about green chemistry to a wide range of audiences and express the importance and necessity of a sustainable world through science. As an Ambassador, the student will be the link between green chemistry and their community. Ambassadors do not have to be scientists, but should be energetic and be able to talk to a wide audience with enthusiasm.
  • Posted Jan 12, 2009

Citizen Science Paper Competition

The U.S. Youth Network for Sustainable Development invites youth, ages 13-26, to submit original scientific research or position papers to the Citizen Science Technical Board for the 2009 Citizen Science paper competition. Winners will get their work published in Citizen Science and have the chance to present their work at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, convening at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, New York from May 4-15, 2009. Papers should be written for a non-scientific audience on natural or social science topics related to the economic, social, technological or environmental dimensions of sustainable development addressed by the current session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 1, 2009.
  • Posted Dec 22, 2008

CFP: Thresholds in Education

Thresholds in Education, a peer-reviewed journal, invites manuscripts related to topics which address sustainability across the higher education curriculum for consideration in Vol. 35, No. 1, 2009. The focus and central purpose of this issue will be to showcase articles that discuss theory, practice, and innovative strategies or models of education for sustainability in the higher education context. The deadline for proposals is December 30, 2008.
  • Posted Dec 1, 2008

Opportunity to Be a Correspondent for the Mother Nature Network

The Mother Nature Network (MNN) invites applicants to submit a blog or video for its College Correspondents Contest. The purpose of the contest is to encourage original, environmentally minded blogger journalism on college campuses and to identify young talent who wish to pursue careers as journalists and writers. The judges will select the finalist blogs on quality of the writing, the intellectual merit of the posts, and the ability of the blogs to bring across a strong voice and keen insights. Winners will be selected on a state-by-state basis. Videos and blog posts are due January 16, 2009.
  • Posted Dec 1, 2008

People, Ecology, & Development Study Abroad Prgm, Thailand

The International Sustainable Development Studies Institute is now accepting applications for its Fall 2009 People, Ecology and Development study abroad semester in Thailand. Designed to be academically and experientially challenging, the program will enable students to learn about sustainability, culture and ecology from local communities while backpacking in the mountains of Mae Hong Son with tribal leaders, sea kayaking and skin diving in the Andaman sea, and working alongside communities practicing sustainable agriculture in Chiang Mai province. The deadline for applications is March 13, 2009.
  • Posted Dec 1, 2008

Green Chemistry Fellowship Program

Beyond Benign invites U.S. graduate and undergraduate college and university students to apply for its Green Chemistry Outreach Fellow Program. Selected Fellows will serve as "Beyond Begign Outeach Ambassadors." As an Ambassador, the student will be the link between green chemistry and their community. They will learn about green chemistry and green chemistry applications in society; receive training on how to demonstrate green chemistry technologies to a K-12 audience through hands-on activities; engage
  • Posted Nov 23, 2008

NWF Chill Out Competition

The National Wildlife Competition invites submissions to its 2008 Campus Chill Out Competition. College and university campuses are encouraged to submit their projects to address global warming. Winners will receive grant money and a chance to be featured in the Chill Out multimedia broadcast in April 2009. Students, faculty, and staff are all eligible to submit either written or video competition entries. The deadline is November 30, 2008.
  • Posted Nov 23, 2008

AASHE Member Discount on PC Power Reduction Software

Living Life Green is offering AASHE members a special discount of 10% on their CarbonWise Software, which can reduce PC energy costs by enabling institutions to manage the power states of individual PCs from a centralized location. AASHE members can also participate in the UniGreen program, in which you pay for CarbonWise with the savings it provides. Contact Burt Smith at burt.smith@carbon-wise.com about the special AASHE discount.
  • Posted Nov 3, 2008

NWF Chill Out Competition

The National Wildlife Competition invites submissions to its 2008 Campus Chill Out Competition. College and university campuses are encouraged to submit their projects to address global warming. Winners will receive grant money and a chance to be featured in the Chill Out multimedia broadcast in April 2009. Students, faculty, and staff are all eligible to submit either written or video competition entries. The deadline is November 30, 2008.
  • Posted Nov 3, 2008

Climate Crews Challenge

The People Speak.org invites proposals for its Climate Crews 2008/2009 competition. Students are invited to submit a proposal on how their school could improve its Sustainable Endowments Coalition College Sustainability Report Card grade. Submissions will be accepted from non-Report Card schools as well. The top 10 Climate Crew submissions will win $500 to help pay for the submitted campus project; an invitation to a Washington, DC training to meet leading climate, energy, and sustainability experts; and an on-campus sustainability and endowment seminar from SEI. Proposals are due November 24, 2008.
  • Posted Oct 27, 2008

Endangered Environmental Laws Student Writing Competition

The Environmental Law Institute invites law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. Any topic addressing recent developments or trends in U.S. environmental law that have a significant constitutional or "federalism" component will be accepted. Any relevant article, case comment, note, or essay may be submitted, including writing submitted for academic credit. A $2,000 cash prize will be awarded along with publication in the Environmental Law Reporter .
  • Posted Oct 20, 2008