Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.73
Liaison Katherine Spector
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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State University of New York at Oswego
IN-2: Innovation 2

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 John Moore
Director of Facilities Construction and Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

The GENIUS Olympiad is an international high school science and art competition devoted to projects on environmental issues. It is co-organized by the State University of New York at Oswego and the Terra Science and Education Foundation. The GENIUS Olympiad science and art competitions will be held together in the same exhibition space on the SUNY Oswego campus during the summer of 2011.

The GENIUS-Olympiad is organized into five science and five art categories, which focus on the scientific and social aspects of global environmental issues. The goals of the GENIUS-Olympiad are:

To encourage high school students to participate in finding solutions for global environmental problems
To inspire high school students to contribute to the protection and improvement of the environment
To make high school students environmentally conscious and to produce in them sensitive, positive and permanent behavioral changes
To provide a forum for successful youth from around the world to come together and exchange their knowledge and ideas
To inform the public about global environmental problems

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