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Liaison Barbara Kviz
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Lyn Decker
Osher Registrar
University Libraries Administration
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
25

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
494

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

The OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute at Carnegie Mellon is a non-credit program supported and chartered by Carnegie Mellon University in 1992. The Institute promotes a gathering of people eager to extend education in their senior years by attending classes at the University. Any adult in the Pittsburgh area is able to join the Institute, and there are no age restrictions.

2013 Winter / Spring
Biodiversity: The New Landscape Aesthetic?
Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Pittsburgh
Have You Ever Hugged a Tree? Have You Ever Killed a Tree?
Alternative Energy Sources: What's Real and What's Not?
The Future of the Earth
Wild Mushrooms: A Nature Study
Petroleum Pioneers of Pittsburgh
Geology of the National Parks

2014 Winter / Spring & Summer
Energy, Alternative Energies, Pollution of Environment
and Global Warming
Alternative Energy Sources: What's Real and What's Not?
Helping to Save an Ailing Planet
Geology of the National Parks
Biodiversity: The New Landscape Aesthetic?
Gardening the Right Way
3 Gates Hillman Complex Tours - LEED Gold Rated Building
Nine Mile Run Re-imagining Possibilities
Fair Trade: A Growing Movement
Birding for Beginners
Energy, Population Growth...

2015 Winter / Spring
Energy and the Environment
Small Space and Vertical Gardening
Gardening the Right Way
Whats Up with Mother Earth?

Several other environmental courses are offered that are based on science, social, health & wellness, but may not fit the title 'sustainability'.


Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program:
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Year the certificate program was created:
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The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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