Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.25
Liaison Alex Miller
Submission Date March 20, 2018
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Carleton College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Alexandra Miller
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Energy and Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Carleton College offers off-campus programs that immerse students in sustainable issues. Each year, new proposals are accepted for programs, so faculty are continually creating new programs each year. There are 10 week programs that replace a term, or shorter trips for winter and spring breaks. The winter 2017 break trip to China and the United States focused on Agricultural Sustainability. Students met with farmers to compare practices in China and the United States. The spring break 2018 trip Wilderness Studies at the Grand Canyon explores the significance of wild country in the American experience. During winter term 2017 and 2018, two science-focused trips traveled Ecology in Australia and Geology in New Zealand. They are both general programs that work with environmental scientists locally.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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