Sustainability Sciences Institute

Engaging students, faculty, community, and industry in collaborative, applied research.
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Mission

The institute will engage faculty, community, and industry in collaborative education, service and applied research that results in multi-disciplinary mechanisms for producing efficient economies, resilient ecosystems, and an equitable society.

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Goals

  • To pioneer new pathways for career-focused education to undergraduate and graduate students through graduate degrees and certification in various dimensions of sustainability
  • To proactively serve an inclusive and diverse population of students, faculty, and industry participants to promote sustainable communities and ecosystems
  • To build and strengthen authentic and productive research alliances between the University and local, regional, national, and international stakeholders in sustainability.
  • To pioneer new pathways for career-focused education in various dimensions of sustainability
  • Foundation for 'Inclusive Excellence'
  • Targeted recruitment and support for those who have not traditionally been served in STEM fields
  • Continue to build authentic partnerships with community sustainability stakeholders through outreach and service

 

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