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Our alumni are in high demand

The 2019 employment survey of School of Sustainability alumni
(2008-2018 graduates*) showed that most are working in sustainability careers.

There is a demand for employees and leaders who know what sustainability is and understand its complexity, understand how to approach problems and solutions, and know how to work with and draw from different disciplines.

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Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to foster innovative research, impactful education and engaged communities to achieve environmental integrity, social equity and well-being.

The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees in sustainability at the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, as well as through ASU Online.


Sustainability doctoral student wins AAAS student e-poster competition

Sustainability doctoral student wins AAAS student e-poster competition

Sustainability PhD student Wenjuan Liu has won first place in the AAAS 2021 student e-poster competition. Liu’s advisors are sustainability scientists Hallie Eakin and Datu Agusdinata.

Peter Schlosser discusses climate and opportunity on Horizon

Peter Schlosser discusses climate and opportunity on Horizon

ASU’s Vice President and Vice Provost of Global Futures, Peter Schlosser, was featured on the KAET news and current affairs program Horizon, where he discussed the current threat of climate change and the Biden administration’s prioritization of climate action.

ESSA: a new graduate training initiative solving global challenges from the bottom-up

ESSA: a new graduate training initiative solving global challenges from the bottom-up

“How do we expand our reach not just to other disciplines but also to non-scientists to make it easier to work with stakeholders and those who make policy decisions?” That was the question put forth by Sarah Bearman, second-year PhD student in the School of Earth and Space Exploration questions during the first reading group meeting...

What is sustainability?

Sustainability is improving human well-being and ensuring social equity for present and future generations while safeguarding the planet’s life-supporting ecosystems. -Dean of School of Sustainability, Chris Boone

about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.