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Campus sustainability institute: Sharing what works to make college campuses more sustainable

Campus sustainability institute: Sharing what works to make college campuses more sustainable

The University of Delaware’s Sustainability Task Force has announced the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Regional Institute on Sustainability in Higher Education as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. The one-day institute will be held on Friday, Nov. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 3p.m., at the Perkins Student Center on the University’s Newark campus.

Designed to foster collaboration and information sharing among colleges and universities in the region, the institute will feature keynote speaker Debra Rowe, president of the U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development, who will also be available throughout the day for consultation.

The institute will consist of multiple breakout sessions and presentations on the implementation of sustainable practices both in academics and in operations. Attendance at the institute will be capped to maximize the opportunity for personal interaction. Institutions of higher education within the mid-Atlantic region are invited to participate by attending and/or presenting a project related to sustainability in curricula, facilities, housing, student life, outreach and more.

As co-sponsors of the institute, DENIN and Delaware EPSCoR have reserved a limited number of seats for students, faculty, and staff who are affiliated with our programs. For more information about registering for these reserved seats, see this webpage or email Amy Broadhurst.