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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 Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v1.2

George Washington University
ER-17: Departments Engaged in Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.68 / 6.00 Lisa Benton-Short
Director of the Sustainability Academic Program
Department of Geography
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

The total number of academic departments that conduct research:
82

The number of academic departments in which at least one faculty member engages in sustainability research:
48

A list of academic departments in which at least one faculty member engages in sustainability research:

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
American Studies
Anthropology
Biology
Chemistry
Economics
English
Environmental Resource Policy
Environmental Studies
Geography
History
Interior Design and Architecture
Museum Studies
Organizational Sciences and Communication
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Religion
Romance Languages
Media and Public Affairs
Sociology
Statistics
Theatre & Dance
University writing

Elliott School of International Studies

Graduate School of Education and Development
Human and Organizational Learning
Curriculum and Pedagogy

Milken Institute School of Public Health
Environmental and Occupational Health
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Exercise Science
Global Health
Health Policy
Prevention and Community Health

School of Business
International Business
Marketing
Management
Strategic Management and Public Policy
Tourism & Hospitality Management

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

School of Law

School of Medicine
Medicine
Pathology
Pharmacology and Physiology

College of Professional Studies


The website URL where the sustainability research inventory that includes the departments engaged in sustainability research is posted:
A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the departments engaged in sustainability research:

(1) Of the total 82 GW departments engaged in research, 23 are within the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
(2) The Elliott School of International Affairs, School of Professional Studies, and Law School do not have departments. For this assessment, we have counted each of these schools as a single department.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.