Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.78
Liaison Sarah Rykal
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Stout
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Tim Cline
Graduate Assistant
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

The Biology Department offers BIO 111, during which students are engaged in a sustainability-focused immersive experience in labs and outdoor projects.

The School of Education offers the following study abroad opportunities which focus on sustainability: Multicultural Education and Colonialism, and Global Studies.

The Human Development and Family Studies offers HDSF 491, during which students have the opportunity to work with low-income families with food and security issues for a cultivating/capstone experience.

Construction Management provides the availability for students to assemble as a group which focuses on sustainable community service projects, along with assisting in LEED Design campus discussions.

The M.S. Mental Health Counseling Program immerses every student into real world interactions to provide experience with dealing with social aspects of their degree.

The Operations and Management Department offer numerous opportunities for sustainability exposure for the students. Often they are interactions with outside organizations dealing with environmental issues.

The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

Information obtained by speaking with faculty in each academic department about sustainability-focused immersive experiences for students.

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