|Submission Date||Aug. 17, 2011|
The New School
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives
Office for Sustainability, Facilities Management
Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:
In Spring 2010, the New School Green Fund was launched as part of an annual initiative to increase community involvement in the sustainability efforts of the university and promote research around environmental issues. Every year, as much as $50,000 will be available for student-, faculty-, and staff-led projects and research. Students are paid to support faculty in research projects addressing relevant topics.
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?:
A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
The New School Green Fund supports faculty research as stated above.
The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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