JESS Special Issue Call for Papers: Critical Energy Literacy
The Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS) has put out a special issue call for papers on Critical Energy Literacy: Intersectional Approaches to Research, Pedagogy, and Activism. The manuscript submission deadline is Jan. 31, 2023.
Better Buildings Summer Webinar Series
The Better Buildings Summer Webinar Series, offered by the U.S. Department of Energy, occurs weekly around topics facing energy professionals, with conversations on best practices, cost-effective strategies, and innovative and new ways to approach sustainability and energy performance. Webinars are free and open for registration through August.
AASHE Mentorship & Peer Collaboration Program
As a benefit of AASHE membership, sustainability staff, faculty and students can apply to be a mentor, mentee or peer collaborator in the AASHE Mentorship Program for 2022-23. The program implements a semi-structured process designed to facilitate ongoing collaboration between mentors and mentees as well as peer collaborators. Matches are made based on participant goals, experience and interests. Applications are open through July 15.
Sustainability Peer Educators (Eco-Reps) Survey
Researchers at Champlain College, Boston University and Tufts University invite sustainability peer educator program administrators, as well as past student participants, to complete a survey that aims to provide a comprehensive overview of such programs. Survey organizers hope to measure the impacts of sustainability peer educator programs on individual student participants, institutional practices and in broader communities.
Call for Abstracts: P3: Higher Education Summit
The P3 Higher Education Summit will focus on sustainability and innovative development approaches available to facility owners under increasing pressure to cope with aging infrastructure and changing market needs. Abstracts on facility resiliency and sustainability, as well as case studies, are due on June 30.
Brigham Young U Hawaii Completes Solar Energy Plus Battery Installation
The recently completed photovoltaic energy system that includes three rooftop and five carport installations plus battery storage is projected to meet approximately 39 percent of the university's energy needs annually. The university financed the project through a 20-year power purchase agreement.
World Study on Food Waste at Universities
Undertaken by the European School of Sustainability Science and Research and the U.K. Consortium of Sustainability Research, this survey aims to identify how food waste is handled at institutions of higher education around the world.
2022 Sustainability Leaders Impact Accelerator
The 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. It also provides an opportunity to establish and strengthen peer relationships. The event takes place over four half days (July 18-21). The deadline to register is July 15.