Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.82
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.84 / 12.00 David Havlick
Asst Professor/ Director Sustainable Development Minor
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
48

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
251

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
14

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
61

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

http://www.uccs.edu/~sustainabilityminor/

Departments with Faculty Conducting Sustainability Research (w/ # of sustainability related researchers per dept in parenths)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Anthropology (3)
Biology (1)
Chemistry (1)
Criminal Justice (1)
Economics (1)
Geography & Environmental Studies (7)
History (2)
Philosophy (2)
Psychology (1)
Sociology (3)
Visual & Performing Arts (1)
Womens & Ethnic Studies (3)

Bachelor of Innovation (B.I.)
Electrical Engineering (1)
Inclusive Early Childhood Education (1)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Biology (1)
Business (3)
Chemistry (1)
Electrical Engineering (1)
Health Care Sciences* (3)
Mechanical Engineering (3)
Nursing (1)
Physics (1)

Master of Arts (M.A.)
Applied Geography
Counseling & Human Services (1)
Curriculum & Instruction (1)

Educational Leadership (1)
History
Psychology
Sociology

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Business Administration (1)


Master of Engineering (M.E.)
Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Nursing

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Educational Leadership, Research, & Policy
Engineering
Psychology


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

From the list of all degree-granting programs, the minimum number of faculty members conducting sustainability-related research was flagged, with an effort not to double-count the same faculty member serving in multiple degree programs (e.g. biology for the BA and biology for the BS).


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

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