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Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability Expands Through Partnership with Tecnológico de Monterrey

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ASU and Tecnológico de Monterrey and have jointly launched the Latin America Office of the Global Institute of Sustainability, which will conduct applied transdisciplinary research, offer an innovative curriculum, and develop business solutions that accelerate the adoption of a sustainable culture.

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ASU and Tecnológico de Monterrey and have jointly launched the Latin America Office of the Global Institute of Sustainability, which will conduct applied transdisciplinary research, offer an innovative curriculum, and develop business solutions that accelerate the adoption of a sustainable culture.

Regional Tree and Shade Summit receives Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards

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On Sept. 17, the Regional Tree and Shade Summit received an Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards program in the Environmental Education/Communication: Public Sector category. The awards recognize outstanding environmental achievement and projects that promote environmental initiatives. 

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On Sept. 17, the Regional Tree and Shade Summit received an Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards program in the Environmental Education/Communication: Public Sector category. The awards recognize outstanding environmental achievement and projects that promote environmental initiatives. 

Climate Change and Arizona: Experts Discuss the Impacts and the Future

Arizona’s three public universities come together to talk about solutions to climate challenges
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A panel of leading climate scientists from Arizona’s universities will discuss the impacts of climate change on Arizona’s water, energy, health, and economic systems. The solutions-focused discussion is scheduled for today, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

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A panel of leading climate scientists from Arizona’s universities will discuss the impacts of climate change on Arizona’s water, energy, health, and economic systems. The solutions-focused discussion is scheduled for today, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

RSVP Here.

Sun Devils Soak Up Solar Power

Arizona State University exceeds 10 megawatts of solar-energy capacity
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Arizona State University exceeds 10 megawatts (MW) of solar-energy capacity, making it the only higher education institution in the United States to have a solar capacity of this size. Ten MW is enough energy to power 2,500 Arizona homes and represents roughly 20 percent of ASU’s peak load, reducing the university's carbon footprint between 5 to 10 percent. Pushing ASU past the 10 MW mark is its latest 700-panel, 168-kilowatt (kW), ground-mount photovoltaic installation on its Tempe campus.

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Arizona State University exceeds 10 megawatts (MW) of solar-energy capacity, making it the only higher education institution in the United States to have a solar capacity of this size. Ten MW is enough energy to power 2,500 Arizona homes and represents roughly 20 percent of ASU’s peak load, reducing the university's carbon footprint between 5 to 10 percent. Pushing ASU past the 10 MW mark is its latest 700-panel, 168-kilowatt (kW), ground-mount photovoltaic installation on its Tempe campus.

ASU Faculty Help Tip the Scales Toward Global Sustainability at Nobel Symposium

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At the Third Nobel Laureate Symposium on Sustainability, distinguished faculty from Arizona State University joined Nobel Laureates in calling for coherent global action to reverse negative environmental trends.

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At the Third Nobel Laureate Symposium on Sustainability, distinguished faculty from Arizona State University joined Nobel Laureates in calling for coherent global action to reverse negative environmental trends.

High School Students Win Big and Gain Real World Experience through ASU Research Program

ASU’s Southwest Center for Education and the Natural Environment Expands with New Partnership
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A new partnership at Arizona State University offers high school students the opportunity to do cutting-edge scientific research in world-class facilities with outstanding faculty mentors.

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A new partnership at Arizona State University offers high school students the opportunity to do cutting-edge scientific research in world-class facilities with outstanding faculty mentors.

Sodexo Program Exposes Students to Culinary World Tour without Leaving Arizona’s Catalina Foothills School District

Events combine education and nutrition to showcase healthy global food and culture
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, Md., - October 15, 2010 - High school students at Tucson, Arizona’s Catalina Foothills School District get to experience the culture and flavors of the world without ever leaving the cafeteria thanks to student nutrition provider Sodexo and its event series that combines nutrition with education to introduce students to the food, music and customs from the corners of the globe.
 

Sodexo Offers Free and Unlimited Fruit and Vegetable Bar at Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District

New nutrition provider encourages student achievement with healthy and delicious meals
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, MD -  October 13, 2010  - Research shows that simply exposing children to fruits and vegetables increases consumption and students at Sodexo-served Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District in Cottonwood, Ariz. are benefiting from a plentiful fruit and vegetable bar, available to all students. 

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