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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.51
Liaison Anya Spear
Submission Date July 29, 2011
President's Letter Download

STARS v1.1

California State University, Monterey Bay
ER-T2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Mark Lasnik
University Sustainability Assistant
Campus Sustainability Committee
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Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:
Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or ... (Yes)

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

The Science and Environmental Policy Division has for the past 3 years initiated a science focused First Year Seminar. This FYS guides students through sustainability and environmental focused text such as Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilema" and Shubin's "Your Inner Fish".
http://cusp.csumb.edu/fys-100-section-descriptions
section 24 focus on science


The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
Your Inner Fish

The website URL where information about the theme is available:

The information presented here is self-reported and has not been verified by AASHE or a third party. If you believe any of this information is erroneous, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Accuracy Inquiry Form.