|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||July 25, 2013|
University of Wisconsin-Stout
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives
|3.00 / 6.00||
STARS Graduate Assistant
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:
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:
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:
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:
Information about incentives for student research in sustainability from academic department chairs and faculty members in each department