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Barrett, Martin; Jones, Gareth J.; Bunds, Kyle S.; Casper, Jonathan M.; Edwards, Michael B. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Athletic departments play an important role in sustainability-based collaborative processes due to their boundary spanning connections with both internal and external university stakeholders. As a result, athletic department representatives have become prominent members of university participant-governed network structures. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Teamwork, College Athletics, Athletes, Sustainability
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Dalla Gasperina, Liane; Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; dos Santos Rabello, Roberto – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Smart campuses can be seen as the future of higher education efforts, especially for their contributions to sustainability and to encourage innovation. This paper aims to present the benefits of smart practices in a Higher Education Institutions and highlights its connections to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainable Development, Educational Innovation, Objectives
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Lee, Suyeon; Lee, Seyeon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate potential impact of internal carbon pricing in emission reduction in Higher education institutions (HEIs). Over the past century, human activities have increased greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the atmosphere. If GHG emissions continue their upward trend, this will disturb the natural balance and trigger…
Descriptors: College Administration, Conservation (Environment), Energy Conservation, Higher Education
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Homer, Stephen T.; Khor, Kuan Siew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to highlight a multidimensional model of sustainability practices that are considered meaningful and practical for implementation by higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: The Concept System® Global MAX© software facilitated the bottom-up approach of this study, where 32 staff and students of a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Sustainable Development, Concept Mapping, Private Colleges
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Alexander, Rob; Jacovidis, Jessica; Sturm, Deborah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an exploratory analysis of campus community member (i.e. students, faculty, staff) definitions of sustainability, their perceptions of select elements of sustainability culture and the relationship between the two. Design/methodology/approach: Researchers implemented a cross-sectional design where…
Descriptors: Definitions, Sustainability, Case Studies, College Students
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Martek, Igor; Hosseini, M. Reza; Durdyev, Serdar; Arashpour, Mehrdad; Edwards, David J. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Universities have recognized their rich endowments in research, academic skills and facilities, as uniquely suited to finding "green" solutions. Moreover, the campus setting itself presents as a microcosm of greater society through which to investigate and test innovations. Thus, the "living lab" was born, a means of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Outcomes of Education, Laboratories
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Versteijlen, Marieke; van Wee, Bert; Wals, Arjen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Daily commuting trips of higher education (HE) students account for a large proportion of the carbon footprint of a HE institution. Considerations of students underlying their choice of travel mode and their decision to make the trip to campus or to study online are explored as a necessary first step for finding an optimal balance between…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Travel, Transportation
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Liu, Liguang; Gao, Lianhong – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the processes. Design/methodology/approach: Besides a review of campus sustainability initiatives at higher education institutions in China, the case of Central University…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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McKenna, Kelly; Altringer, Levi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the Colorado state university (CSU) MOVES online, transportation module, which was implemented for the dual purpose of promoting alternative modes of transportation and while providing students with the information and skills necessary to comfortably and safely commute on and around campus without a personal…
Descriptors: Student Transportation, Commuting Students, Innovation, Learning Modules
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Miller, Hongor; Miller, Byron Ronald, Jr.; Spoelstra, Jeffrey – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the strategies and an effective model for creating and implementing a sustainability internship program at a university campus. Design/methodology/approach: This study assessed Western Michigan University's sustainability program's interns' gain of environmental knowledge on sustainability topics…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Pretests Posttests
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Lee, Seyeon; Manfredi, Louise R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore systematic strategies implemented at the School of Design, X University, to use materials more sustainably and responsibly in the design studios. Design/methodology/approach: Printing and prototype fabrication are a vital facet of design education. These physical products which consume vast quantities of…
Descriptors: Recycling, Sustainability, Consciousness Raising, Wastes
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Mac-lean, Claudia; Vargas, Luis Santiago; Uribe, Gonzalo; Aldea, Cristian; Lares, Lorna; Mercado, Oscar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a panoramic and systematic view of 10 Sustainable Campus Network (SCN) universities' internal entities in charge of the sustainability effort -- such as offices, committees, units, programs, or other, showing how some institutions have gained increasing deployment and momentum. However, their…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Campuses, Networks, Universities
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Nolasco, Elaine; Vieira Duraes, Pedro Henrique; Pereira Gonçalves, Júlia; de Oliveira, Maria Cristina; Monteiro de Abreu, Lucijane; Nascimento de Almeida, Alexandre – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Universities are an example of institutions that aggregate people around work/study who consume water, energy and produce waste daily in their activities, generating an impact on the environment. The purpose of this study is to determine the quantity, composition and recycling potential of waste generated at the Faculdade UnB Planaltina…
Descriptors: Universities, Sanitation, Wastes, Hazardous Materials
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Dahlawi, Saad; El Sharkawy, Mahmoud F. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Municipal solid waste (MSW) consists mainly of several recyclable materials such as paper and cardboard. Inside the educational institutes, especially universities, MSW is generated from several facilities including offices and cafeterias. Without an effective management program, solid waste can have detrimental impacts on the…
Descriptors: Universities, Municipalities, Sanitation, Recycling
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Habib, Muhammad Nauman; Khalil, Uzma; Khan, Zunnoorain; Zahid, Muhammad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Sustainability in higher education has gained the attention of researchers and academia; however, there is still a need to explore and assess it from different perspectives that are unexplored. This study aims to evaluate and report sustainability and sustainable development in the higher education sector of Pakistan.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Deans
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