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[FALL ʻ17] Study Sustainability Courses at University of Hawai’i campuses systemwide

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The S-Designation helps you to easily find sustainability courses offered at UH so that your higher education remains relevant in a rapidly changing world, so that you are able to not only equipped to understand our relationships and function with the biosphere and each other, you are … Continue reading

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[SUSTAINABILITY COURSES]: OCN 101 – Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability

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UPDATED: Time and location updated to MWF 1:30 – 2:20 Wanatabe 420 Learn about the dynamic intersections between environmental sciences and human dimensions in this new introductory course offered by the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology – SOEST taught … Continue reading

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[FACULTY RESOURCE]: How do we re-humanize our institutions?

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In this webinar, Krista Hiser and Matt Lynch share lessons from an ongoing dialogue in the University of Hawaii system about indigenous knowledge and global sustainability in the context of a complex history of social injustices, and contemporary communities already experiencing … Continue reading

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2016 UH Office of Sustainability Annual Report now available

Watch highlights from the UH Office of Sustainability teamʻs 2016 annual report at the January 26, 2017 Board of Regents meeting at UH Mānoa Information Technology Center, including updates from: Watch highlights from the UH Office of Sustainability teamʻs 2016 annual report at the … Continue reading

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[HAWAII CC] Powerful pioneering ag-to-culinary partnership pleases palates

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A beautiful academic partnership is blooming across the Hawaiʻi Community College campus. The agriculture program is providing produce for the campus’ culinary program and students on both sides are thrilled. Hawaiʻi CC agriculture student Ana Murillo said, “I feel that … Continue reading

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[FACULTY RESOURCE]: Why do we need the S-Designation?

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Why do we need the S-Designation? ​The University of Hawaii Executive Policy on Sustainability (EP 4.202​) directs the university to: “Develop new courses and programs related to sustainability that articulate across campuses, Integrate sustainability principles into existing curricula, Develop campus and … Continue reading

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[UH HILO] New course explores food, agriculture & sustainability

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A new course designed to help Hawaiʻi move forward in local food production and tourism is being offered this semester at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. The course on Agricultural and Food Tourism is covering the momentum of foodie … Continue reading

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[DEC 9]: S-Designation information session at UH Palamanui

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Palamanui campus is a unique environment to our students and community; join us as we collectively forge the path ahead in creating a sustainable future for our campus and community. “Sustainability education can be leveraged as a platform for the meeting … Continue reading

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S-Designation information session at UH Hilo

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The UH Hilo Sustainability Committee invites all interested faculty to participate in an informational session on how to include your course(s), or develop new courses focused on sustainability core concepts and competencies. RSVP online here.

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Decade Zero: Understanding Climate Disruption

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This Kapiolani Community College S-Designated course is a joint English and Biology class exploring the science and rhetoric of climate change. Fall ʻ16, meets Tuesday/Thursday from 9:15-10:30 am and 12:15-1:45pm. For more information contact: Krista Hiser, PhD Professor Faculty Service & Sustainability Learning Coordinator, … Continue reading

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