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Times Higher Education Releases 2022 Impact Rankings

The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings include metrics based on the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals across four broad areas: research, stewardship, outreach and teaching. This year, 1,406 universities from 106 different countries/regions are ranked in the overall table.
  • May 3, 2022

Request for Comment: AASHE STARS 3.0: Energy & Climate

As part of the development process for the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) 3.0, AASHE is seeking public comment on the Energy & Climate credits slated for inclusion in the new version (projected release is currently fourth quarter of 2023). AASHE encourages feedback from stakeholders who may have relevant expertise or interest in participating. Public comment is open through June 18.
  • May 3, 2022

HBCU/MSI Student Survey: Self-Care Practices & Perceptions of Holistic Health

A doctoral student at Fayetteville State University invites educational leadership graduate students at master, specialist, or doctoral levels attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) or Minority Serving Institution (MSI) to participate in the study, Self-Care Practices and Perceptions of Holistic Health Among Selected Educational Leadership Graduate Students Attending Historically Black Colleges or Universities or Minority Serving Institutions. The study will explore self-care practices and perceptions of holistic health within six dimensions of wellness.
  • May 2, 2022

AASHE Member Discount: 15% Off Sustainability and Climate Change Subscription

AASHE members are entitled to a 15 percent discount off the regular, full subscription rate for an online institutional subscription to Sustainability & Climate Change, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to sustainability, sustainable development and climate change.
  • Apr 29, 2022

AASHE Sustainability Awards: Apply/Nominate and/or Volunteer to Judge

Limited time remains to submit an application or nomination for an AASHE Sustainability Award, which seeks to recognize individuals and institutions catalyzing sustainability in higher education. Apply by May 20 to be considered. AASHE is also recruiting judges.
  • Apr 29, 2022

Harvard U Dedicates $100M to Legacy of Slavery Report Recommendations

The report of the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery released in late April describes the university's historical ties to slavery and how they contributed to the institution's rise. The report also offers a series of recommendations, including the inauguration of a $100 million fund to implement the recommendations and a sustained endowment.
  • Apr 28, 2022

Contemplative Practices and Anti-Oppressive Pedagogies for Higher Education: Bridging the Disciplines

This book explores mindfulness and other contemplative approaches as strategic tools for cultivating anti-oppressive pedagogies in higher education.
  • Apr 27, 2022

Health Students Release 'Planetary Health Report Card'

The Planetary Health Report Card is a metric-based tool for evaluating and improving planetary health content in health professional schools. Featuring responses from students and faculty from 74 medical schools across the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, Germany, Malaysia and Japan, the report grades medical schools on their sustainability performance.
  • Apr 27, 2022

Gallaudet U to Install Photovoltaic & Energy Storage Microgrid

Expected to go online by fall of 2023, the microgrid will consist of 2.5 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic panels spread across numerous campus rooftops and parking garages, a 1.2 MW/2.5-megawatt-hour (MWh) lithium-ion battery energy storage system, and a 4.5 MW combined cooling, heat, and power system.
  • Apr 27, 2022

Call for Proposals: Anti-Racist Community Engagement: Principles and Practices

The editors of the upcoming publication, Anti-Racist Community Engagement: Principles and Practices, seek chapter contributions from faculty, staff, administrators, practitioners, students, and community partners who share and analyze their experiences using anti-racist community engagement principles in their teaching, research, and practice on and off college campuses. This edited collection will be published by Campus Compact. Proposals are due June 3.
  • Apr 27, 2022

My Green Lab Summit 2022: Community + Collaboration

My Green Lab's 2022 summit is happening virtually on May 26. The event brings together leading voices in sustainable science to connect and collaborate while setting the community on a shared trajectory leading toward systemic transformation.
  • Apr 26, 2022

Anxiety to Action: Insights From University Students About Climate Change & Pathways to Climate Action

Turning Green invites college students to fill out a climate change survey, which seeks to assess student knowledge and ideas for solutions-based climate action.
  • Apr 25, 2022