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

University of Texas at San Antonio
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Hazem Rashed-Ali
Assistant Professor
Architecture
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

PUBLISHED PAPERS:
Rashed-Ali, H. & Ohlenbusch, D. (2011). A collaborative model for teaching sustainability studios. In proceedings of SOLAR 2011, The National Conference of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), Raleigh, NC, May 17-21, 2011.
Rashed-Ali, H.; Solovyova, I.; Ohlenbusch, D.; and Clark, M. (2010). Integration and interdisciplinarity in the design studio, an experimental approach. In proceedings of SOLAR 2010, The National Conference of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). May 17-22, Phoenix, AZ. Also available online at: http://www.ases.org/papers/117.pdf
Solvoyova, I.; Rashed-Ali, H.; Ohelnbusch, D.; and Clark, M. (2010). Teaching sustainability: a hybrid approach. In proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). March 24-27, Atlanta, GA, pp: 268-271. Also available online at http://www.idec.org/documents/2010ConferenceProceedings.pdf .
Rashed-Ali, H. (2009). Integrating environmental performance criteria in architectural design studios. In proceedings of the Architecture Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Annual Spring Research Conference, Leadership in Architectural research, April 15-18, San Antonio, TX, pp: 361-369.
Bejrowski, M., Arnold, R, Manteufel, R. and Rashed-Ali, H. (2008). Energy audit and simulated conservation opportunities for a renovated mixed-use academic building. In: Proceedings of the Sixteenth Symposium on Improving Building Systems in Hot and Humid Climates, December 15-17, Dallas, TX.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
Rashed-Ali, H. (2011). A collaborative model for teaching sustainability studios. Presented in SOLAR 2011, The National Conference of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). Raleigh, NC, May 17-21, 2011.
Rashed-Ali, H. (2010). Advancing Collaboration and Student Engagement in the Sustainability Curriculum. Presented in the 2010 Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). October 10-13, Denver, CO.
Rashed-Ali, H. (2010). Integration and interdisciplinarity in the design studio, an experimental approach. Presented in SOLAR 2010, The National Conference of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). May 17-22, Phoenix, AZ.
Manteufel, R. (2009). Identifying Energy-Efficient Investment Opportunities in Publicly Owned Facilities, Presentation. Laredo TX, February 17 and Brownsville TX, February 19, 2009.

TXSERI PRESENTATIONS:
- UTSA-Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute Open House
- Joint Base San Antonio
- San Antonio Clean Technology Forum
- Water Forum at Pearl Stables
- Smart Grids, Smart Meters, and Smart People at Southwest Research Institute
- Boerne Rotary Club
- Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute/Sustainable Business Program Downtown Launch
- Air Force Energy Forum
- The Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies
- Realizing America’s Energy Future, Turning Promise Into Practice?
- San Antonio Manufacturer’s Association
- Kumamoto University; Kumamoto, Japan
- Paper/Presentation on Geothermal Power Plants.


The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

UTSA is a member of:

- The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
- The UT System Sustainability Steering Committee
- The South Texas Sustainability Alliance (STSA).


A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

N/A


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration 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.