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The Penstemon Project

Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
The Penstemon is one of the most beautiful and most prolific wildflowers in North America. With a wide range of sizes, shapes and colors, there are over 250 known species. Like the Penstemon, sustainability comes in many different forms, spanning the spectrum of curricula. Which is why the Penstemon Project is a fitting title for Santa Clara's initiative to integrate sustainability across the curriculum. Read More »


Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
New Agenda | Eco-Apartments | Frugal Innovation | Sustainable Engineering | STARS | Grand Reunion | Campus Sustainability Week | Empowered Partnerships | Apples | Sustainability and Jesuits | White House Solar Panels | Prop 23 Read More »


Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
150 Mile Thanksgiving | REI Service Day | Cleantech Outlook | Green Club | The Forge | Design Contest Read More »

Profile: Professors' Approach to Sustainability

Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
The challenge of adapting sustainability into the curricula is certainly not the same for every faculty member. Faculty in different colleges and departments face unique challenges when folding sustainability into everyday course work. Read More »

Did You Know?

Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
Over 50 classes offered at Santa Clara University incorporate sustainability. These courses spread across the business, engineering, and arts and sciences curricula, and cover interesting topics such as International Environment & Development, Spirituality & Sustainability, and Designing for Sustainable Construction. Read More »

What Can I Do?

Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
According the AAA, approximately 38 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home last Thanksgiving. Read More »


Posted on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
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