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the first and best in the nation.
Discover how a sustainability degree prepares you for tomorrow’s work environment.
The Nation’s First School of Sustainability
Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together leaders, stakeholders, and people from multiple disciplines to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.
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
Learn more about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.
Our Students are Successfully Leading the Way
Undergraduate Degrees »
99% Bachelor’s degree alumni are employed or are pursuing graduate degrees.
Master’s & Doctoral Degrees »
100% Master’s degree alumni are employed or pursuing graduate degrees.
Professional & Custom Education »
100% Doctoral degree alumni are employed.
All data from school alumni survey, updated Nov. 2014.
The Arizona Extreme Weather, Climate and Health Profile Report – a document produced by a team of ASU researchers and the Arizona Department of Health Services in March 2015 – is now available to the public. the report describes health risks posed by air pollution, extreme heat, flooding, drought and vector-borne diseases in Arizona. It also summarizes historic temperature and precipitation trends, and provides projections for the future.Continue Reading
A study led by ASU sustainability scientist Arianne Cease demonstrates how an excess of nutrients like phosphorous used in human food production can enter the water supply, having a profound impact on ecosystems.Continue Reading
Now equipped to compost, TerraCycle, and recycle plastic film and bags in addition to traditional materials, the ASU Wrigley Institute is piloting ASU’s efforts to achieve zero solid waste – defined as 90 percent diversion from landfills.Continue Reading
The Seville Orange Juicing Partnership, which harvested 10,000 pounds of Seville oranges from ASU’s Tempe campus and bottled 380 gallons of juice in the last year, was among the recipients of the President’s Award for Sustainability at the April 14 President’s Recognition Reception.Continue Reading