Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.07
Liaison Tatum Hedrick
Submission Date Oct. 27, 2022

STARS v2.2

Nova Southeastern University
IN-47: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Tatum Hedrick
Student Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Medicinal Laboratory Garden

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:

Dr. Venkatesh Shanbhag has collaborated with the Chemistry department to fund raise and establish a garden for his Plant Drug Analysis class, removing the need for shipment of chemicals for the class, and increasing students' appreciation and knowledge of plant life in medicine. This project has resulted in a decrease in carbon emissions in the experimentation involved in the class while providing habitat for native plants and pollinators on campus.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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