Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.01
Liaison Andrew Predmore
Submission Date March 2, 2017
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Indiana University Bloomington
IN-25: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Andrew Predmore
University Director of Sustainability
Sustain IU
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
2020 Sustainability Scholars Program

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The Office of Sustainability (IUOS) and the Integrated Program in the Environment (IPE), with support from the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, are continuing the 2020 Sustainability Scholars program after experiencing great success during the 2015-2016 pilot year. The goal of this project is to provide high quality research experience for approximately 15 first- and second-year undergraduate students in the area of sustainability. Students that are selected as 2020 Sustainability Scholars receive unprecedented access to world-class faculty in sustainability research, experience that is highly valued by employers and graduate schools; support from IPE and IUOS in refining their sustainability interests and future marketability; and the opportunity to grow critical thinking and analytical skills.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Enagement

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Video describing 2020 Sustainability Scholars Program: https://youtu.be/IW9RjY43CxY

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