California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Initiative for Climate Leadership and Resilience Website | https://climate.calpoly.edu/ ICLR was created to organize and amplify sustainability-related activities on the academic side of campus. It is a grassroots effort of the faculty, following a self-study by the College of Engineering to determine whether or not sustainability is a good overarching strategic framework for the college, […]

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Indiana State University

Created in 2009-2010, Town+Gown is a city-wide university-community partnership program, resident at the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), that brings academics and practitioners together to create actionable knowledge in the built environment. […]

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University of Nebraska Omaha

Dixie State UniverCity Alliance is a mutually-beneficial regional learning collaborative formally established among DSU and cities within Washington and Kane Counties to expand and enhance learning opportunities for DSU students and citizens, while providing access to select university resources for local governments, organizations, and industry. Membership in UniverCity Alliance is accomplished by participating in the UniverCity Year Program or through a UniverCity Alliance agreement. Dixie State UniverCity Alliance was created as a result of DSU’s Strategic Plan 2020-2025: Trailblazing Distinction and its goal of Community as University. Goal 4 reads, “Partner with Washington County and Kane County cities to blend the University with regional public and private spaces, human networks, organizations, and resources to formally designate and operate “Dixie State UniverCity,” an open, integrated and vibrant southern Utah learning ecosystem providing exceptional learning opportunities and catalyzing the economic and social development of southern Utah.” The concept of UniverCity Alliance was discovered during the strategic plan writing process through learning of the EPIC-N program at University of Wisconsin – Madison. […]

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Drexel University

Created in 2009-2010, Town+Gown is a city-wide university-community partnership program, resident at the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), that brings academics and practitioners together to create actionable knowledge in the built environment. […]

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Texas State University

The International Sustainable Transportation Engagement Program (I-STEP) is a project of the Texas State University’s Public Administration program and is designed to link partners from around the world to sustainable transportation policies to help create safer, more livable cities. […]

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User Experience Evaluation and Testing

We tested SnapPlus (Soil Nutrient Application Planner), a nutrient management planning software developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and several other State of Wisconsin entities. It was developed to help farmers stay in compliance with Wisconsin’s Nutrient Management Standard Code 590. From the SnapPlus website: “SnapPlus can calculate: ● Crop nutrient (N, P2O5, K2O) recommendations […]

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The Village of Monticello Wastewater Treatment Facility

Wastewater treatment is the process of removing contaminants and creating an effluent that can be returned to the water cycle with minimal impacts. Municipal wastewater treatment includes streams from household sewage and sometimes industrial wastewater. Physical, chemical, and biological processes can be used to remove contaminants, including excessive nutrients, to produce an effluent that is […]

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Concepts and Tools for Data Analysis and Visualization

University of Wisconsin-Madison students in Journalism 677: Concepts and Tools for Data Analysis and Visualization (fall 2017), created visualizations to help Dane County analyze massive amounts of data. The visualizations help the county better understand which residents have the greatest need, where they are located, and whether they have sufficient access to services. Read the […]

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