Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.06
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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Ball State University
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Robert Koester
Director of CERES
Center for Energy Research/Education/Service (CERES)
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

The Building Better Communities (BBC) Program provides a gateway for Immersive Learning in sustainability.

The Vital Signs course offerings for students in Architecture provides a hands-on field-based research gateway for students to assess building performance of signature architecture and to formally publish the findings.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

The CERES Research Fellows Program for some 15 years has supported faculty research in areas of sustainability.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:

_____Some of this occurs through coursework, through thesis projects, and through externally funded projects, or through assistance to faculty with research projects.

_____Additional web sites:

_____www.bsu.edu/vitalsigns

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