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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 Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Alaska Anchorage
AC-8: Campus as a Living Laboratory

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution utilizing the campus as a living laboratory for multidisciplinary student learning and applied research in the following areas?:
Yes or No
Air & Climate No
Buildings No
Dining Services/Food No
Energy No
Grounds No
Purchasing No
Transportation No
Waste No
Water Yes
Coordination, Planning & Governance No
Diversity & Affordability No
Health, Wellbeing & Work Yes
Investment No
Public Engagement Yes
Other No

A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Air & Climate and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Buildings and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Dining Services/Food and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Energy and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Grounds and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Purchasing and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Transportation and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Waste and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Water and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Coordination, Planning & Governance and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Diversity & Affordability and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Health, Wellbeing & Work and the positive outcomes associated with the work:

The Healthyroads Program is provided to employees and spouses/partners enrolled in the UA Choice health plan by the University of Alaska as part of your benefits. The program aims to introduce you to a new world of wellness with the following health improvement services, including:

Healthyroads.com
The website features many tools, including a Personal Health Assessment (PHA), cardio and strength exercise planners with animated demos, a meal/nutrition planner, more than 40 fitness and wellness trackers, a library of health articles, videos, blogs, mp3s and more!

Challenges
Healthyroads Challenges offer a fun and creative way to get healthy with your coworkers and teammates. Topics for the challenges range from physical activity and stress management to nutrition, and often tie in with the time of year—making them relevant and inspiring to you and your life.

Healthyroads Coaching for weight management, tobacco cessation, stress management, and/or healthy living
Access one-on-one telephone-based coaching to help you get healthy in a whole new way. You’ll also have access to a variety of educational resources and an optional Milestone Kit when you complete a progress review session with your coach.

Biometric Screenings
By either attending an onsite screening, visiting your health care provider or getting a screening at a local contracted facility, you can learn vital health statistics, such as your blood pressure, lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides), BMI and/or waist circumference, glucose/blood sugar levels and more.

Results from biometric screenings will automatically populate your Personal Health Assessment, allowing you to generate a plan customized to you and your health needs.
http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/centerforhumandevelopment/fulllives/pastconferences/upload/Assets-Wellness-Program-Outline.pdf


A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Investment and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory for Public Engagement and the positive outcomes associated with the work:

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A brief description of how the institution is using the campus as a living laboratory in Other areas and the positive outcomes associated with the work:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s campus as a living laboratory program or projects is available:
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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.