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Academics and Research in Sustainability

Academics and Research in Sustainability
Bard College strives to fully integrate environmental responsibility into its academic programs and research endeavors. This incorporates everything from safe disposal practices in the lab, to an emphasis on academic programs that train the next generation of environmental leaders.

The following Bard College academic programs focus on sustainability issues:

Academic Programs in Sustainability

  • Environmental & Urban Studies (EUS) Program
    undergraduate major
    eus.bard.edu

  • Bard Center for Environmental Policy
    graduate degrees and certificates
    bard.edu/cep

  • Bard MBA in Sustainability
    master of business administration in sustainability
    bard.edu/mba

Research in Sustainability

  • Green Fund
    BOS and the Sustainability Council provide mini-grants to students or faculty who engage in sustainability research projects. Applications for the first round of mini-grants will be due in fall 2012. Criteria for faculty and staff applicants coming soon.

  • Bard Senior Projects in Sustainability
    Senior projects that have sustainability components.

  • STARS Reporting for Education and Research:
    We have begun to evaluate the sustainability content of Bard classes and research endeavors.
    Education Report June 2011
    Research Report June 2011

  • Sustainability Literacy
    First-year students at Citizen Science took the first-ever sustainability literacy survey. Results coming soon.