Archive for 5. Education and Solidarity

Campus Social and Environmental Project Contest

Graduating students or graduates of PUC-Rio, who attended in 2017.1 and 2017.2 the discipline Socioambiental and Human Rights (CRE 1175), are invited to participate in the Socio-environmental Project on Campus.

The proposal of this subject is to stimulate the students to construct practices to be applied in the university. Thus, students will compete with their final projects already developed in classes, within the proposed axes: Environmental Education, Biodiversity, Water, Energy, Atmosphere, Materials or Waste. Registration is free of charge and runs from 5 until 31 May.

Loyola University Chicago Climate Change Conference Focuses on Public Health Issues

Loyola University Chicago hosted its fifth annual climate change conference in March, bringing together students, professors, experts from Jesuit universities and partners from across the United States, Canada and the world. “Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges” examined how we must continue to work together to address the global challenge of climate change.

REIMAGINING GEORGETOWN’S SUSTAINABLE FUTURE INCLUDES ‘DOING MORE GOOD’

During strategic planning sessions in advance of Earth Day, faculty, university community members, students, and sustainability experts explored ways to deepen alignment between Georgetown’s sustainability efforts, its core mission and Jesuit tradition, and Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si.

“The pope has asked Jesuit universities in particular to embody the teachings of Laudato Si,” said Eugenie Dieck, vice president of strategy at Georgetown. “So he’s looking to us and to other Jesuit universities to really think about how we incorporate the teachings into our living, into our teaching, into our research, into our work and into our outreach.”

Campion College Receives Sustainability Award for Lighting Retrofit Project

Campion College is among the recipients of the Education for Sustainable Development Recognition awards presented by the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) today in Nipawin, Saskatchewan.

The RCE Education for Sustainable Development recognition program applauds innovative ways in which organizations advance education for sustainable development in the prairie region. The award recognizes Campion College for its 2011 Lighting Retrofit Project.

Marquette University High School Rated Highest Performing High School in Wisconsin

Marquette University High School (MUHS) in Milwaukee was recently rated as the highest performing high school in the state of Wisconsin, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Institute of Law and Liberty.

The institute recently issued a new “apples to apples” report to compare the academic performance and test scores of Wisconsin schools across sectors (public, charter, private, and Choice). The study analyzed test scores of schools by making adjustments for demographic factors known to influence academic outcomes in order to provide a fair comparison of school results.

Loyola Marymount University Receives Award for Sustainability Efforts from the City of Los Angeles

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) was honorded by the city of Los Angeles with the first-ever Platinum recycLA Star Award for its sustainability efforts, including the university’s on-campus recycling center.

recycLA is the new recycling and waste collection program for commercial and large apartment buildings throughout Los Angeles.