Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.40
Liaison Saiyare Refaei
Submission Date March 12, 2013
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Pacific Lutheran University
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Christine Cooley
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

Sustainability fellowships are opportunities offered by PLU to students who want to pursue a research topic within sustainability. A stipend is offered to the three selected projects each year with the agreement that the students will work for a certain number of hours, prepare a written conclusion to their project results, and present the results to the Sustainability Committee.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

PLU offers both the Teaching with Technology and the Regency Advancement Award to faculty. Under these programs, faculty can choose a research topic, including sustainability, that is presented to the Faculty Committee for funding. In this way, faculty have researched sustainability in the past and can do so in the future as well.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:

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