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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 65.93
Liaison Srinivasan Raghavan
Submission Date Feb. 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Missouri
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michael Burden
Sustainability Coordinator
MU Sustainability
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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:

The College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources offers a sustainability-focused immersive study abroad semester in Costa Rica. Students experience the rain forest first-hand and study agriculture/environment at a world-class international college specializing in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management. EARTH (Escuela de Agricultura de la Región Tropical Húmeda) University has 400 full-time students from throughout Latin America, Asia and Africa. It offers a unique, student-centered experiential-learning system where hands-on experience is stressed.


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

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