Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.64
Liaison Rebecca Collins
Submission Date July 31, 2015
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Temple University
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Kathleen Grady
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The Creative Arts, Research and Scholarship (CARAS) Program offers funding to undergraduate and professional students interested in undertaking research projects related to sustainability. Funding is made possible through the Temple University Research Administration in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and the Deans of Temple University’s Schools and Colleges and the Office of Sustainability. http://www.temple.edu/vpus/opportunities/CARAS.htm

The Temple Library Prize for Undergraduate Research on Sustainability and the Environment was established to encourage the use of Library resources, to enhance the development of library research techniques, and to honor the best research projects on sustainability and the environment produced each year by Temple University undergraduate students. http://guides.temple.edu/content.php?pid=155082&sid=1314454

The Diamond Scholars program provides Temple university students the opportunity to engage in a focused, mentored research or creative arts project during the summer and fall. A number of Diamond Scholars have used this research award to investigate sustainability issues, ranging from farm subsidies to the availability of mass transit. http://www.temple.edu/vpus/opportunities/researchscholars.htm


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Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
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Has the institution formally adopted policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

A brief description or the text of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:
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Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's library support for sustainability research and learning:

Temple University Libraries provides an online resources for people interested in sustainability, in general, and offers support for teaching, learning and research at Temple University.


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