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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.

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Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired DeDe Long
Director
Office for Study Abroad
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

One undergraduate and three graduate degree programs have been identified as relevant: BS in Environmental Science, MS in Environmental Science (CSES-Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food, and Life Sciences), PhD in Environmental Dynamics (Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences), and the MS in Biological Engineering (College of Engineering). The Belize Program (Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences) offers students a multi-disciplinary immersive experience conducting research and service learning projects in a study abroad atmosphere for 3-4 weeks during the summer.

The University of Arkansas Rome Center offers a summer study abroad with a focus on sustainability. A 5 week, 6 credit hour program, will address sustainability principles from the perspective of tradition, history, and local best practices. Students will also learn from a series of site visits.


The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

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.