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Research
Transportation
Work Culture
Spring
2019

Duke University is educating and empowering its Duke community to create a more sustainable future through environmental, economic, and social change on campus and beyond.

Buildings
Energy
Policy & Planning
Research
Spring
2021

Duke University utilizes on and offsite data centers in order to meet computing and storage needs. Cloud computing is an essential part of University operations and creates a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions due to the electricity and cooling needs of data centers.

Campus Engagement
Curriculum
Policy & Planning
Work Culture
Spring
2021

The Trillium Faculty Workshop and the Trillium Student Research Initiative (TSRI) at Duke work to educate faculty about sustainability education and to incorporate sustainability in the syllabi of existing courses. These programs have interacted with many departments, but neither program has successfully recruited faculty members who teach large classes.

Diversity & Affordability
Personal Wellbeing
Policy & Planning
Spring
2021

This project team seeked to find the best ways for an environmental diversity mentoring program to serve undergraduate needs. In 2019, the Nicholas School of the Environment (NSOE) identified the need to increase diversity in undergraduate programming and responded by forming the NSOE Career and Academic Innovation and Research Network of Scholars (CAIRNS) Program.

Air & Climate
Campus Engagement
Policy & Planning
Research
Spring
2021

Our project team's goal was to help map Duke University's ongoing initiatives and organizations to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), research other institutions' policies concerning the SDGs, and provide recommendations that could help Duke implement the SDGs in its operations in the future as effectively as possible.