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

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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STARS v1.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired 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?:

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".
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:

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