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An International Undergraduate Research Experience in Sustainable Engineering
http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalho...

The University of Pittsburghs Swanson School of Engineering (Pitt) recently launched a new International Research Experience for Students Program (IRES) sponsored by the National Science Foundation in sustainable engineering research. The Pitt IRES program presents an innovative international research experience in sustainable design for a select group of undergraduate engineering students who...

Screenshot Defining Water Management
http://ateec.org/defining-water-management-report/

This 32-page report, compiled by Julie Plummer and Doug Feil, serves as a report of the Defining Water Management Forum, which took place in San Diego, California from January 22 to January 22, 2013. The point of the forum was to discuss issues surrounding freshwater - things like water pollution, scarcity, competing ecosystem water needs, climate change, environmental and public health, resource...

Development of Masters Programs in Sustainable Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology
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During the 2006-2007 academic year, a team of faculty from the Kate Gleason College of Engineering developed a proposal for a pair of Masters programs (a Master of Science program and a Master of Engineering proposal) in the field of Sustainable Engineering. Sustainable Engineering has been described as engineering for human development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the...

Down to Earth Sciences
http://gk12.asu.edu/physical+sciences

Experimentation and exploration the way scientists create new knowledge will be adopted as the cornerstone for learning and teaching science in Arizona State University's Down to Earth Science fellow/teacher/student partnership program. The activities are based on a strongly interdisciplinary, multiscalar approach to earth systems science in three important research domains that powerfully...

Screenshot Exploring Sustainability: Creating a Sustainable Business
http://www.rrcc.edu/green/pdfs/ExploringSustainability.pdf

This resource, created by Donna Armelino of Red Rocks Community College, will introduce students to the concept of corporate sustainability practices and creating "green collar" jobs. The overall premise of the project is to expose students to the "concept philosophy, explore its relevance and the components that comprise it, and apply it to existing businesses and their own business idea...

Implementation and Assessment of an Interdisciplinary NSF/REU Site on Watershed Sciences
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Authors experiences of implementing a successful NSF/REU site (2007-10) on watershed sciences and engineering at Virginia Tech, a large research university, are discussed. Research mentors representing civil engineering, environmental engineering, geology, biology, crop and environmental sciences, water resources, environmental chemistry, engineering education, and academic assessment disciplines...

Screenshot Policy: Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims
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Calls for the closer integration of science in political decision-making have been commonplace for decades. However, there are serious problems in the application of science to policy ? from energy to health and environment to education. To address these problems this article suggests to improve policy-makers' understanding of the imperfect nature of science through the understanding of 20 key c...

Screenshot Pulp and Paper Operator: Occupational Profile
http://ateec.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Pulp-and-Paper-O...

This document, created by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, serves as an overview of job tasks assigned to pulp and paper operators. What is a pulp and paper operator? As the document explains, a pulp and paper operator "observes, monitors, and supports the process of pulp and paper making. [These individuals] possess the skills for a multi-faceted production environment, such as troubleshooting,...

Screenshot Regional Water Conversations Report
http://ateec.org/regional-water-conversations-report/

This 60-page report, assembled by professionals at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, serves as a report on a series of regional conversations on water management issues, including the Midwest, Mountain West, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. According to the document, the report is intended to "provide a preliminary labor market analysis and needs assessment" allowing "educational...

Screenshot Sanitation Processes: Distribution Logistics Technician Program
http://www.matecnetworks.org/externship/SanitationProcesses/...

This presentation and lesson, created by educators at Estrella Mountain Community College's Southwest Skill Center, walks students through the process of sanitation. As the introduction the lesson summarizes, "Sanitation is one of the most important processes performed by every type of business," which means that "everyone is responsible for the cleanliness and contamination-free environment" at ...

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