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The Sustainable Learning Community
One University’s Journey to the Future
John Aber, ed.; Tom Kelly, ed.; Bruce Mallory, ed.

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

Editor’s Preface – John Aber
• Acknowledgments
• SUSTAINABILITY AS AN ORGANIZING PRINCIPLE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION – Tom Kelly
• TEACHING AND LEARNING SUSTAINABILITY: CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY – John Carroll, editor
Curriculum: Biodiversity and Ecosystems
• Engaging Students in the Sciences – George Hurtt
• How Does a Local Master of Public Health Program Address Global Emerging Infectious Disease? – Rosemary Caron
• Sustainable Science and Engineering – Kevin Gardner and Nancy Kinner
• UNH-EcoQuest and Sustainability in New Zealand—Te Rarangahau Taiao – Ria Brejaart, Kim Babbitt and Donna Dowal
Curriculum: Climate and Energy
• ESCI 405: Global Environmental Change – Cameron Wake
• The Energy Waste Watch Challenge and Student Energy Captains – Michele Holt-Shannon and Sara Cleaves
• Organizing a Curriculum on the Environment—Inclusiveness or Security? – John Aber
• Science, Politics, and Policy from Global to Local in an Undergraduate Seminar – Stacy Van Deveer
Curriculum: Food and Society
• Dual Major in EcoGastronomy – Joanne Currancelentano
• Integrating Sustainability into the Professional Development of Dietetic Interns – Joanne Burke
• “The Real Dirt” – John E. Carroll
• UNH CREAM – Drew Conroy and Peter Erickson
Curriculum: Culture and Sustainability
• The Promise of the Sun – Tom Kelly
• Artistic Engagement—Discovering and Developing a Theatrical Response to Sustainability – David Kaye
• The University Dialogue and a Sense of Place – Joanne Curran-Celentano
• How the Sustainable Living Minor Came to Be – Robert Eckert and Bert Cohen
• PRACTICING SUSTAINABILITY: CAMPUS OPERATIONS – Douglas Bencks, editor
Operations: Biodiversity and Ecosystems
• Landscape Master Plan – Douglas Bencks
• Land Use Committee – Tom Lee
• The MUB Meadow – John L. Hart
Operations: Climate and Energy
• It’s Risky Business Doing the Right Thing—The Co-Gen Plant and EcoLine – Paul Chamberlin and Matt O’Keefe
• Transportation and Land Use – Steve Pesci
• The UNH Greenhouse Gas Inventory – Brett Pasinella
• The Energy Task Force—A Cross-Campus Collaboration to Address Climate Change – Sara Cleaves
Operations: Food and Society
• The UNH Compost Program—From Waste to Compost – Elisabeth Farrell and Rick MacDonald
• Acting Locally—The UNH Local Harvest Initiative – Elisabeth Farrell and Rick MacDonald
• Innovative Dining Hall Hours and Plate Waste – Rick MacDonald
Operations: Culture and Sustainability
• Developing Our Sense of Place—The Role of the Committee for Campus Aesthetics – Vicki C. Wright
• Sustainable Building Design – Douglas Bencks
• Moving the Kingsbury Mural – Douglas Bencks
• Sustainable Buildings—Do You Want Fries with Your Building? No Thank You! – Douglas Bencks
• CREATING THE INTELLECTUAL BASIS FOR SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP – John Aber and Cameron Wake, editors
Research on Biodiversity and Ecosystems
• Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology – Rich Langan and Dolores Leonard
• The History of Marine Animal Populations – Andrew Rosenberg, Jeff Bolster, Karen Alexander, and Bill Leavenworth
• The Stormwater Research Center – Tom Ballestero
• Oyster Restoration—Planning, Research, and Implementation in New Hampshire – Ray Grizzle
Research on Climate and Energy
• The Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space – David S. Bartlett
• The Environmental Research Group – Kevin Gardner and Taylor Eighmy
• Multidisciplinary Design Competition – Jenna Jambeck and Kevin Gardner
• Regional Climate Assessments—Supporting Informed Public Policy – Cameron Wake
Research on Food and Society
• The UNH Organic Dairy Research Farm – John E. Carroll and Tom Kelly
• The Atlantic Marine Aquaculture Center – Rich Langan and Dolores Leonard
• The UNH Community Food, Nutrition, and Wellness Profile – Joanne Burke
• From Campus Farm to Dining Hall – John McLean
Research on Culture and Sustainability
• The Undergraduate Research Conference—A Key Ingredient in the Sustainable Learning Community – Eleanor Abrams
• The Carsey Institute—Building Knowledge to Support Opportunity for Families in Sustainable Communities – Mil Duncan
• The Growing a Green Generation Project – John Nimmo
• SUSTAINING THE LARGER COMMUNITY: ENGAGEMENT – Jeffrey A. Schloss, editor
Engagement in Biodiversity and Ecosystems
• The New Hampshire Lakes Lay Monitoring Program—A Sustainable Model for Engaging Citizens – Jeffrey A. Schloss
• Forest Watch—Enhancing Pre-College Understanding of Biodiversity and Ecosystems – Barry Rock
• The UNH Marine Docent Program – Mark Wiley
• Students Without Borders – Jenna Jambeck and Kevin Gardner
Engagement in Climate and Energy
• Collaboration for a Low-Carbon Society—Carbon Solutions New England – Cameron Wake
• The New Hampshire Carbon Challenge – Chris Skoglund, Denise Blaha, and Julia Dundorf
• WildCAP Discount Program – Brett Pasinella
• Informing Public Policy—Engagement on Climate with the State of New Hampshire – Cameron Wake
Engagement in Food and Society
• The New Hampshire Farm to School Program – Elisabeth Farrell and Lynda Brushett
• Cooperative Fisheries Research—The Innovative Fisherman – Ken LaValley
• The Organic Garden Club – Rebecca Grube
• New Hampshire Center for a Food Secure Future – Elisabeth Farrell
Engagement in Culture and Sustainability
• Deliberation in the Civic Sector—The Role of Higher Education in Sustaining Democracy – Bruce L. Mallory
• Building a Sustainable Community of Engaged Scholars—The UNH Outreach Scholars Academy – Julie E. Williams, Eleanor Abrams, and Christine Shea
• Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail – Valerie Cunningham
• Four Hands, One Heart—Ed and Mary Scheier Documentary and Exhibit – Tom Kelly
• HOW THE SUSTAINABILITY ETHIC DEVELOPED AT UNH AND THE NEXT PHASE OF OUR “JOURNEY TO THE FUTURE” – Sara Cleaves, Tom Kelly, and John Aber
• Contributors
• Index

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