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Air & Climate
Campus Engagement
Policy & Planning
Fall
2011

This study was conducted in order to inform the sustainability planning process at Duke University and similar institutions of higher education. Through interviews of Duke University Campus Sustainability Committee members and a cost-benefit  analysis  of  Duke’s  Climate  Action  Plan,  we  evaluated  the   effectiveness  of  Duke’s  sustainability  planning  and  implementation  process.

Campus Engagement
Curriculum
Research
Fall
2012

All college students should experience and understand sustainability, but few universities have been able to perform an assessment of their students’ sustainability literacy. This comparative case study at ten of the largest U.S.

Buildings
Energy
Fall
2011

Duke University has a deep commitment to sustainability and a clear track record of constructing highly efficient buildings. The new North Carolina Building Energy Conservation Code requires that new construction be 30 percent more efficient than the ASHRAE 90.1-2007 standard.

Air & Climate
Buildings
Campus Engagement
Energy
Policy & Planning
Fall
2017

It has been nearly 10 years since Duke University's formal commitment to climate action via the creation of the first campus-wide climate action plan, "Growing Green: Becoming a Climate Neutral Campus". As the Duke Office of Sustainability, looks to continue its journey towards carbon neutrality, they are exploring additional avenues to create change.

Campus Engagement
Food & Dining
Policy & Planning
Fall
2015

Traditionally associated with land-grant institutions as a means for technical farming instruction and experience, campus farms have expanded into the liberal arts space where farming and food systems may not be a primary component of an institution’s mission or history.