Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.07
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date March 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Montana
ER-T2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Cherie Peacock
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

In 2011, the Mansfield Library and the Office of Sustainability chose the climate change focused book, "Field Notes from a Catastrophe" by Elizabeth Kolbert as the university-wide first-year reading experience book. An informative website was made available and was viewed 1950 times during the academic year. The University and Mansfield Library also organized an evening lecture that was delivered by the author and had an attendance of roughly 400 students and community members. The response to this university-wide first-year reading experience book was positive and stimulated many discussions on campus.

The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Colbert

The website URL where information about the theme is available:

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