|Submission Date||March 2, 2020|
Stevens Institute of Technology
AC-5: Immersive Experience
|2.00 / 2.00||
Civil Environmental and Ocean Engineering
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:
1. The Hugo Neu Corporation Sustainability Seminar Series is a weekly lecture hosting 11 speakers per semester. The series is sponsored by the Hugo Neu Corporation, and co-sponsred by BEM Systems, Brown and Caldwell, Geosyntec Consultants and H2M Architects and Engineers. It is organized by the sustainability management master's program at Stevens Institute of Technology. Sample topics include "Stronger and More Resilient Infrastructure to Address the Effects of Climate Change", "Sustainability and Digitalization in the Beauty Industry" and "Sustainable Coffee: From Bean to Cup". The seminar is open to Stevens faculty, staff and students and is live webcast via Stevens WebCampus and Blackboard Collaborate for those who are unable to attend in person.
2. Stevens offers an accelerated Sustainable Energy study abroad program in Madrid, Spain. In collaboration with exchange partner Comillas Pontificial University, the 500-level course combines lectures, guest speakers, lab work, research and field trips, providing students an immersive introduction to sustainable energy technologies at an accelerated pace. With more than 40 percent of Spain's electricity coming from renewable energy, the summer program offers students more immediate access to more extensive green resources, knowledge and infrastructure. Students are immersed in sustainable energy concepts and technology, and they're immersed in a culture and place outside of their own.
Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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