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Sustainability Education

Academic Programs

Minor in Sustainability
The Sustainability minor is administered by the Multidsciplinary Studies Center and may satisfy either Natural Science or Social Science distribution, depending on selected courses.

Sustainability Clusters
There are currently four Sustainability clusters offered in the natural science/engineering, social science, and humanities divisions.

< href="http://www.che.rochester.edu/grdute/lterntive.html">M.S. in lterntive Energy
The development of sustinble energy using solr cells, fuel cells, biofuels,nd nucler fusion hs ttrcted tremendous ttention worldwide. This post-grdute progrm offered by the Deprtment of Chemicl Engineering is designed for students entering with B.S. degree in engineering or science.


Internships

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pplictions for yer-long internships re solicited ech fll through the Office of Student Employment. Interns work pproximtely 10 hours per week. Find out more t < href="//www.ss.rochester.edu/sus/internships/">www.ss.rochester.edu/sus/internships/.


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Courses mrked with n * re sustinbility-focused; unmrked courses re sustinbility-relted.

fricn nd fricn-mericn Studies

  • S 202:  The Third World
  • S 225:  Rce nd Politicl Representtion
  • S 253:  Economics nd Socil Conditions of fricn mericns
  • S 253:  Economics of Discrimintion
  • S 260:  fric’s Sleeping Gint:  Nigeri since the Islmic Revolution of 1804
  • S 393:  Hydro-Crbon fricn Development

nthropology

  • NT 101:  Culturl nthropology
  • NT 102:  Intro to Medicl nthropology
  • NT 104:  Contemporry Issues nd nthropology
  • NT 202:  Modern Socil theory:  Key Texts nd Issues
  • NT 216:  Medicl nthropology
  • *NT 219/EES 310:  Interdisciplinry Topics in Sustinbility
  • *NT 224:  nthropology of Development
  • NT 225:  Culture nd Consumption
  • NT 227:  Locl nd Globl Mrket Reserch
  • NT 278:  Birth nd Deth II:  Mking Popultions Helthy
  • *NT 281K/CHE 281K:  Solving UR’s Environmentl Footprint (not currently being offered)
  • *NT 299/499:  Mlwi Immersion Seminr

rt History

  • H 274: Culturl History of mericn rchitecture

Biology

  • *BIO 104K: Ecosystem Conservtion nd Humn Society (Fll)
  • BIO 113:  Perspectives in Biology II
  • BIO 205:  Evolution
  • BIO 225:  Ecology nd Evolutionry Biology
  • BIO 225W:  Lb for Ecology nd Evolutionry Biology
  • BIO 247:  Environmentl niml Physiology
  • BIO 260:  niml Behvior
  • *BIO 263: Ecology (BIO 111 or 113 nd MTH 142 or 161) (Fll)
  • BIO 264:  Ecologicl Communities
  • BIO 266:  Tree of Life

Chemicl Engineering

  • *CHE 150: Green Energy (not open to Engineering juniors or seniors) (Fll)
  • CHE 258/458:  Electrochemicl Engineering nd Fuel Cells
  • *CHE 260/460: Solr Cells (Fll)
  • *CHE 264/464: Biofuels (Fll)
  • CHE 279:  Chemicl Engineering Prctice
  • CHE 430:  Orgnic Electronics
  • CHE 508: Genomics nd Systems Biology 

Chemistry

  • *CHM 286:  Energy: Science, Technology nd Society (lt Spring)

Computer Science

  • CSC 199:  Socil Implictions of Computing (Spring)

Dnce

  • DN 208:  T’i Chi:  Movement, rt nd Culture
  • DN 209:  Qigong Chinese Wy to Helth

Erth nd Environmentl Sciences

  • EES 101:  Introduction to Geologicl Sciences
  • EES 102Q/202Q:  Erthqukes, Volcnoes, nd Mountin Rnges
  • *EES 103:  Introduction to Environmentl Science (Spring)
  • *EES 105: Introduction to Climte Chnge(lt Spring)
  • *EES 119/219: Energy nd Society (Fll)
  • EES 201:  Evolution of the Erth
  • EES 203:  Sedimentology nd Strtigrphy
  • EES 211: Geohzrds nd their Mitigtion: Living on n ctive Plnet(Fll)
  • EES 212:  Climte Chnge from Chemicl Ocenogrphy Perspective (Spring)
  • EES 213:  Hydrology nd Wter Resources (Fll)
  • EES 215: Environmentl nd pplied Geophysics (MTH 142/162) (Fll)
  • EES 216:  Environmentl Geochemistry
  • EES 217/418:  Physicl nd Chemicl Hydrology (no longer offered)
  • EES 218/418:  tmospheric Geochemistry
  • EES 218/418:  Chemistry of Globl Chnge (no longer offered)
  • EES 222:  Energy Resources
  • EES 265:  Pleoclimte
  • EES 266/466:  Topics in Climte nd Environmentl Chnge
  • EES 360:  Environmentl Quest in the Field
  • *EES 310/NT 219:  Interdisciplinry Topics in Sustinbility (Spring)
  • *EES 318W:  Environmentl Decisions (not currently being offered)
  • *EES 320: Sustinble Systems (Spring, probbly Fll beginning 2013-14)

Economics

  • ECO 192Q:  Ecology of Popultion Growth
  • ECO 236:  Economics of Helth
  • *ECO 238:  Environmentl Economics (Fll)
  • ECO 263:  Public Finnce

Electricl nd Computer Engineering

  • *ECE 590:  Energy for the 21st Century
  • *ECE 598:  Teching, Resources, nd Working in fric

English

  • *ENG 245/CS 245:  Literture nd the Modern Environmentl Imgintion (Fll)
  • *ENG 267/CS 267:  Medi Spce: Environmentl Medi From Cyberspce To Smrtphones (Spring)

History

  • HIS 100:  Gtewy to History:  Nture nd the Environment
  • HIS 176:  Cmpus s Sustinble Microcosm
  • HIS 208:  Helth, Medicine, nd Socil Reform
  • HIS 282:  Interntionl Humn Rights
  • HIS 287:  History of Interntionl nd Globl Helth
  • HIS 295:  Politics of Energy nd the Environment (unknown)
  • HIS 341/ PSC 341:  Urbn Chnge nd City Politics
  • *HIS 371:  Environmentl History (2013-14, semester unknown)

Interntionl Reltions

  • IR 211:  Politicl Economy of fric
  • IR 213:  Politicl nd Economic Development in Post-Colonil Societies
  • IR 217:  Sttes nd Mrkets
  • IR 221:  Interntionl Politics of Development
  • IR 255:  Politicl Cuses of Underdevelopment

Philosophy

  • PHL 103:  Contemporry Morl Problems (Fll nd Spring)
  • PHL 228/428:  Public Helth Ethics
  • *PHL 230/430:  Environmentl Justice (lt Spring)

Politicl Science

  • PSC 230:  The Politics of Poverty
  • *PSC 243:  Environmentl Politics (occsionl Fll)
  • *PSC 247:  Green Mrkets:  Opportunities nd Pitflls (Spring)
  • PSC 341/HIS 341:  Urbn Chnge nd City Politics
  • PSC 565:  Comprtive Politicl Economy of Development

Psychology

  • PSY 264:  Industril nd Orgniztionl Pscyhology

Preventive Medicine

  • PM 420:  Public Helth Policy nd Politics
  • PM 470:  Environmentl nd Occuptionl Epidemiology
  • PM 486:  Medicl Ecology

Public Helth

  • PH 101: Introduction to Public Helth I (Fll nd Spring)
  • PH 102: Introduction to Public Helth II (Fll nd Spring)
  • PH 103:  Concepts of Epidemiology (Fll)
  • PH 116:  Introduction to the U.S. Helth System
  • PH 206:  Feminism, Gender nd Helth
  • PH 236:  Helth Cre nd the Lw

Studio rt

  • S 132:  Introduction to 3D rt:  Recollecting Objects (unknown)
  • *S 253:  dvnced Digitl rt:  Nture 2.0 (Spring)

< id="fculty">Fculty

University of Rochester fculty either teching or doing sustinbility-relted reserch.

nthropology

nthony Crter
yl Emmett (emeritus)
Kristin Doughty
Robert Foster
Joseph Lnning
Mrynn McCbe
Lois Metclf
John Osburg
Dn Reichmn

rt nd rt History

Cry Peppermint
Jon Sb

Biology

Jmes Fry
Richrd Glor
Robert Minckley
John Jenike
nthony Olek
John Werren

Chemicl Engineering

Mitch nthmtten
Eldred Chimowitz
Ben Ebenhck (emeritus)
R Jing
Jcob Jorne
Doug Kelley
Ching Tng
Dvid Wu
Mtt Ytes

Chemistry

Kr Bren
Todd Kruss
Udo Schroeder

Computer Science

Michel Scott

Dnce

Robert Loughridge

Erth nd Environmentl Sciences

Kren Berger
Rory Cottrell
Cindy Ebinger
Udo Fehn (emeritus)
Penny Higgins
John Kessler
Vsilii Petrenko
Bob Pored
John Trduno

Economics

Mike Rizzo
R Tomszewsk
Michel Wolkoff

Electricl nd Computer Engineering

Thoms Jones

English/Sustinbility

Leil Ndir

History

Theodore Brown
Gerld Gmm
Joseph Inikori
Elis Mndl
Stewrt Wever

Interntionl Reltions

Cohon
S Ry
R Stone

Medicl Center

Cmille Mrtin
Ktrin Korfmcher
Dvid Rich
Jeff Wytt

Optics

Duncn Moore

Philosophy

Rndll Curren
Richrd Dees
Willim Fitzptrick

Physics

Dvid Douglss

Politicl Science

vidit chry
Morris Pierce
Lwrence Rothenberg 
Vleri Sinclir-Chpmn

Public Helth

Nncy Chin
Susn Fisher
Mrgie Shw
Edwin Vn Wijngrden
Ktie Vn Wert

Wrner School

Nncy res
Dvid Hursh

 

 

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