Colleges and Universities

In times of crisis, whether our current pandemic or a natural disaster, how should social scientists manage their research of human subjects? (Lisa Shoning-Young/Creative Commons)

Research Director for Sustainable GW | George Washington University
Given the ongoing crisis, many faculty and researchers are launching projects that deal with disasters. But a key question for social scientists working with human research subjects is how to conduct research in these conditions.

(Greta Hardy-Mittell)

Carleton College
How the Food Recovery Network fights food waste, food insecurity, and climate change—all at once.

The roof-top gardens at Drake Memorial Library at SUNY Brockport. (Jess Buttery/Creative Commons)

SUNY College at Brockport
Campus sustainability is becoming more of a necessity for colleges and universities to not only answer a student call to action, but for the planet.

(Gábor Adonyi/Pixabay)

Assistant Editor, Planet Forward
As August rolls in, one thing is clear: It's back-to-school shopping season. Here are our tips to get an A+ in sustainability as you stock up for the semester.

These types of water bottle refill stations can prevent the use of thousands of disposable water bottles every year. (GW Housing)

The George Washington University
Hundreds of student-athletes across 27 sports at The George Washington University call the Charles E. Smith Center home. With so much foot traffic, the potential for sustainable practice is colossal.
Eckerd College
The Eckerd College Reduce Single-Use project has developed a guide for colleges and universities looking to break free from single-use plastic.
Planet Forward
Watch the 2018 Summit breakout session "The Power of Diversity in Moving the Planet Forward."
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Shelby Thomas' video focused on reversing global warming through the creation of a device that would orbit the planet collecting greenhouse gases.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Kira and Sara, journalism students at The George Washington University, created a video that focused on The Food Recovery Network.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Architecture masters student Javier Ponce created a video that focused on his own innovation, Smart Floating Farms.

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