The Sustainability Exchange: Interdisciplinary class tackles real-world problems

This spring, the schools of Engineering & Applied Science, Arts & Sciences and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis launched “The Sustainability Exchange,” a unique course bringing students from across campus together to work on interdisciplinary teams to tackle real-world challenges in energy, environment and sustainability.

New bachelor of science in sustainability offered through University College

A new degree, the bachelor of science in sustainability, that provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and resolving today’s most pressing and complex environmental, economic and social challenges, has been developed at University College, the adult, evening and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences. The program, which will be offered beginning with the start of the semester Aug. 31, treats sustainable living from multiple perspectives — scientific, political, economic, social, historical, philosophical, anthropological and literary. 

The Sustainable University Campus

The School of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and the U.S. Green Building Council—St. Louis Chapter will present The Sustainable University Campus, a national colloquium on campus environmental design, March 28 and 30. The event will feature lectures, workshops and case study presentations by close to a dozen architects, engineers, landscape architects, campus facilities managers and environmental systems consultants from around the country. Schedules, Bios, Registration…