Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.22
Liaison Sarah Rykal
Submission Date July 25, 2013
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University of Wisconsin-Stout
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 6.00 Leann Fay
STARS Graduate Assistant
Sustainability Office
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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 biology courses, Environmental Science 425 and Biology 111 provide mentorships for students to engage in sustainability research. Environmental Science 425 involves working with a community partner or stakeholder on a sustainability issue and Biology 111 involves a simple research project in sustainability.

The School of Education offers a multiculturalism course which requires students to conduct research on a sustainability topic.

The Human Development and Family Studies Department offers Family Research Methods which requires students to choose a sustainability topic on either social, environmental or economic sustainability.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
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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:

Many departments provide support for faculty research in sustainability, but no departments specifically encourage research on sustainability topics.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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Information about incentives for student research in sustainability from academic department chairs and faculty members in each department

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