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St. John’s U Receives $1.8M for Decarbonization Initiatives

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently awarded $1,792,750 to the university to help fund two specific decarbonization projects—chilled water generation and domestic hot water generation.
  • Jan 11, 2022

Student Corporate Engagement Competition

The Intentional Endowment Network’s Student Corporate Engagement Competition invites students to pitch an investment in a publicly-traded company, and include in that recommendation a shareholder engagement strategy focused on addressing inequality and the climate crisis. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 14.
  • Jan 11, 2022

Survey on Updating Curricula for Climate Solutions & Green Careers

The U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) is collecting information on the decision-making process that occurs for curricula upgrades within higher education related to climate solutions and careers in sustainability. The survey will aid UNEP in organizing an event to help higher education connect with employers and organisations implementing climate solutions.
  • Jan 11, 2022

TheDream.US National Scholarship

The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates that have DACA or TPS, or meet TheDream.US immigration eligibility criteria and qualify for in-state tuition at one of TheDream.US partner colleges. An online college option is available. The scholarship is for up to $16,500 for an associate’s degree and $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Jan 11, 2022

Planetary Health Education Framework

The Planetary Health Education Framework aims to guide the education of global citizens, practitioners and professionals able and willing to address the complex planetary health challenges of the world today. The framework considers five foundational domains–interconnection within Nature, the Anthropocene and health, equity and social justice, movement building and systems change, and systems thinking and complexity. To ground the framework in action, each domain includes suggested process outcomes and key planetary health themes and concepts.
  • Jan 11, 2022

2021 Survey of Sustainability in Education Abroad Results

The results of the 2021 Survey of Sustainability in Education Abroad illustrate sustainability performance across four dimensions and several indicators. The survey was conducted by Bound International, LLC, in partnership with Earth Deeds.
  • Jan 11, 2022

AASHE Member Discount: 30% Off America East Sustainability Conference

AASHE members receive 30 percent off select registration types to attend the inaugural America East Sustainability Conference, being hosted by the University of Massachusetts Lowell from June 7 - 9, 2022. This discount expires May 6.
  • Jan 11, 2022

AASHE 2022 Sustainability Change Leadership Development Program

The AASHE Sustainability Change Leadership Development Program is a six-month, virtual, hands-on, cohort-based collaborative program that trains participants in a diverse set of frameworks, tools and models for leading organizational change. One-on-one and collaborative coaching from faculty and peers will provide participants with ongoing support and feedback to design and implement a change management project at their institution. Applications are due by February 25, 2022.
  • Jan 4, 2022

ASLE Book Awards in Ecocriticism & Environmental Creative Writing

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) will present book awards in two categories: the best book-length work of scholarly ecocriticism and the best book-length work of creative writing with an environmental theme. The awards include a prize of $500. Deadline for receipt of all submissions is March 21, 2022.
  • Jan 4, 2022

The MacJannet Prize

Established by the Talloires Network and the MacJannet Foundation, the MacJannet Prize recognizes and encourages exceptional student community engagement and community service, financially supports the ongoing work of university-based civic initiatives, elevates and disseminates innovative civic engagement program models and strengthens public support for the global civic engagement movement in higher education. Nominations are due March 30, 2022.
  • Jan 4, 2022

2022 ALPINE Summer Institute

The ALPINE (Academics for Land Protection in New England) Summer Institute program is designed for undergraduates, graduate students and young professionals to learn more about the theory and practice of large land conservation in New England. The institute is also designed to encourage the students to consider how land conservation might become a significant focus of their professional careers and volunteer commitments over the course of their lives.
  • Jan 4, 2022