Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.14
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Indiana University Bloomington
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Makayla Bonney
Assistant Director
Sustain IU
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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?:

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:
Indiana University offers many partnership programs with countries overseas that incorporate semester abroad experiences, or a split class where half the term is held at IU and the other half in a chosen country. Examples of partnership programs that are sustainability focused include: an Environmental Studies Summer Program in China that examines the environmental issues China and Southeast Asia currently face (https://iabroad.iu.edu/istart/controllers/ovst/InquiryEngine.cfm?serviceid=ProgramSearchProvider), a sustainable agriculture and service learning course in Jamaica (https://overseas.iu.edu/docs/flyers/RootsFruitsFlyer.pdf), an Environmental Studies and Sustainability program in Freiburg, Germany (http://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/programs/freiburg-environmental-studies-sustainability), and a program in Quito, Ecuador exploring the ecological diversity in the Amazon Rainforest and the Galapagos Islands (http://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/quito). Additionally, many IU Alternative Spring Break experiences focus on sustainability themes. https://studentaffairs.indiana.edu/student-life-learning/community-engagement/alternative-break/experiences.shtml

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

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