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Research

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Faculty Research

From fuel cells to food system governance; from environmental justice to racial equity issues in K-12 schools; from economic development in Africa to spirituality, many Santa Clara University faculty members research topics related to sustainability.

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Student Research

More and more students are focusing their research on issues related to sustainability. Such projects include engineering students' senior design projects, an analysis of the University's current and future energy usage and an examination of the sustainability in SCU offices.

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Library Guides

Sustainability is a multifaceted topic, and spans many disciplines. This University Library guide reflects library resources and recent acquisitions related to sustainability plus authoritative, relevant web resources.

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Solar Decathlon

SCU participates in this biennial competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, which unites college teams to design, construct, and operate the most energy efficient, functional, and attractive solar-powered home.

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SLURP

SLURP stands for Sustainable Living Undergraduate Research Project and promotes a culture of sustainability throughout the University via applied research. Members of SLURP live on a special floor in the CyPhi RLC and receive course credit (ENVS 195).
Contact Us

Center for Sustainability
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 sustainability@scu.edu