Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Auburn University
ER-T2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Christopher Wyckoff
Coordinator, First Year Seminars
First Year Experience, Office of Undergraduate Studies
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Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

In 2010 Auburn offered the Earthsmart Learning Community which was a sustainability focused community. The 25 freshman in this group all shared a personal interest in sustainability and took a First Year Seminar in the fall of 2010 that focused on sustainability. Auburn also offeres a First Year Seminar not tied to a learning community that any student can take called UNIV 1100: Earthsmart. In Fall 2013 a new sustainability-themed learning community will be offered called "Live Green, Save Green."


The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
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The website URL where information about the theme is available:
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