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AASHE Sustainability Awards: Call for Submissions

AASHE will dispense 12 awards across five categories to those at the forefront of higher education sustainability. The award categories recognize sustainability achievements by individuals and institutions as well as meaningful research on campus sustainability. The deadline to apply and/or nominate someone is May 20.
  • Apr 14, 2022

Call for Authors: Racial Equity & Social Justice Anthology

AASHE is seeking authors to write original pieces on the interconnectedness of racial equity, social justice and sustainability for the third volume of No Sustainability Without Justice: An Anthology on Racial Equity and Social Justice. The aim of the anthology is to communicate how racial equity, social justice, diversity and inclusion are integral components to sustainability. Expressions of interest are requested by May 6.
  • Apr 14, 2022

Williams College to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Investments

The college's board of trustees recently committed to avoiding new investments in funds engaged in oil and gas extraction. Existing investments in oil and gas will phase out completely by 2033.
  • Apr 12, 2022

New Mexico Passes Bill to Make College Tuition-Free

The governor recently signed into law a bill that will waive tuition for any students attending any in-state public school or tribal college, including community colleges. In addition to covering full tuition and fees at in-state public colleges and universities, the scholarship lets students stack federal aid such as Pell Grants, local scholarships and private scholarships so that they can use these funds to pay for books, materials, housing, food, transportation, childcare and other college costs.
  • Apr 12, 2022

Green Gown Awards Australasia

The Green Gown Awards Australasia recognize excellence in sustainability within the tertiary education sector in Australasia. The Australasian awards are administered by Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS). The deadline to submit is June 30.
  • Apr 12, 2022

Call for Papers: Sustainability Through Outdoor Recreation and Education

The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership invites papers and research notes for a special issue that aims to explore topics that address outdoor recreation and education’s role in fostering a culture of sustainability. The deadline is May 1.
  • Apr 12, 2022

The State of Ecological Campus Land Management Across the US

Released by Herbicide-Free Campus, The State of Ecological Campus Land Management Across the US details the current status of collegiate land care practices, as well as the costs and benefits of transitioning from conventional land care rooted in synthetic pesticides to organic land care. Based on interviews and survey data, this report shows that transitioning to organic land care can save water and money, and highlights the best practices currently employed by colleges across the country who are spearheading the movement to organic land care.
  • Apr 12, 2022

Energy Engineer

  • Apr 12, 2022

Education Intern

  • Apr 12, 2022

U Sydney to Switch to 100% Renewable Electricity

(Australia) The university recently signed a five-year contract to deliver electricity from photovoltaic panels to cover 100 percent of its electricity use. The contract begins July 1.
  • Apr 12, 2022

Call for Special Issue Papers: Student Research in Sustainability and Climate Change

Recognizing the need for age inclusive discussion, the Sustainability and Climate Change journal is accepting manuscript submissions from undergraduate and graduate students, as well as those five years or less into their postgraduate level, for a special focus issue on student research. The deadline for manuscript submissions is Nov. 1.
  • Apr 12, 2022

AASHE Earth Day Photo Opportunity

AASHE invites picture submissions depicting sustainability in action, whether it’s planting a garden, organizing a socially-distanced community service event, testifying at a public meeting, cooking a meal with locally sourced ingredients or something else. Images submitted to the Campus Sustainability Hub will be included in an Earth Day image gallery.
  • Apr 12, 2022

Call for Authors: Racial Equity & Social Justice Anthology

AASHE is seeking authors to write original pieces on the interconnectedness of racial equity, social justice and sustainability for the third volume of No Sustainability Without Justice: An Anthology on Racial Equity and Social Justice. The aim of the anthology is to communicate how racial equity, social justice, diversity and inclusion are integral components to sustainability and are particularly relevant in higher education today. Expressions of interest are requested by May 6.
  • Apr 12, 2022

AASHE 2022 Sustainability Leaders Impact Accelerator

AASHE's 2022 Sustainability Leaders Impact Accelerator is an immersive, interactive virtual program designed to equip participants with change management tools to engage diverse campus stakeholders in today’s fast-paced, hybrid work environment. In addition to building skills and exploring emerging topics in change leadership, this is an opportunity to recharge your batteries while establishing and strengthening relationships with peers. The deadline to register is July 15.
  • Apr 12, 2022

The Future of Academic Research on Climate Solutions

Released by Second Nature, the report evaluates the current climate research landscape supported by the U.S. federal government and highlights key levers to improve the effectiveness of academic research for climate solutions. Researchers compiled and analyzed a dataset of over 1,800 recently awarded federal climate solution grants to universities and colleges, totaling $1.42 billion dollars, and performed stakeholder interviews to produce five recommendations.
  • Apr 7, 2022

2022 SPLC Deep Dive Series: Enlarging the Sustainable Purchasing Frame

As part of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council's deep dive series, this online event, happening from noon to 5:00 p.m. Eastern on April 26, focuses on procurement’s role in building prosperous, equitable and environmentally sustainable communities for all.
  • Apr 7, 2022