Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Chelsea Hamilton
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Vanderbilt University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Reporter Chelsea Hamilton
Sustainability Outreach Coordinator
Sustainability and Environmental Management Office
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:

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

Various study-abroad programs, offered during the academic year, “Maymester” and summer, have programs that focus on sustainability, environmental science, and environmental engineering. For example, the DIS program in Copenhagen, Denmark during the semester allows students to embark upon sustainability studies by taking courses such as Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business Practice, Renewable Energy Systems and Sustainable Food Systems. The VISAGE program in Northern Ireland also allows students to focus on measuring sustainability, society’s perception of sustainable building, VU’s initiatives in sustainable building design, and innovations in materials and design and students also have the opportunity to take 1 to 3 credit hours of independent research in the area of their choice, as it relates to sustainable buildings.

Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
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