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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 Keith Muhlestein
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Texas at San Antonio
Tier2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Keith Muhlestein
Associate Director, Student Orientation/OLs
Orientation and Family Programs
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

All incoming Freshmen to UTSA are required to read the book: "Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living", by Doug Fine. The book describes the experiences of a world-weary journalist who decides to live sustainably, and settles down in a New Mexican ranch.


The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living

The website URL where information about the theme 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.