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Spotlight: Sustainability Planning

Torin Sadow, a BA alum in Sustainability and Urban Dynamics
and a BS in Planning, took on a challenging project as a Sustainability Intern with the City of Bisbee Public Works.

Sadow was responsible for helping the City of Bisbee create a municipal sustainability plan.

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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.

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 news

3 countries, 3 universities, 1 unforgettable experience

3 countries, 3 universities, 1 unforgettable experience

ASU sustainability senior Hailey Baker was among 31 students representing ASU, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and National Taipei University who experienced Southern China through a unique summer course on sustainable urban development.

#1 in innovation for three consecutive years

#1 in innovation for three consecutive years

For the third year in a row, Arizona State University tops U.S. News and World Report's list of “most innovative schools” in the nation – a recognition of the university’s groundbreaking initiatives, partnerships, programs and research in fields like sustainability.

How to weather calamities like Harvey and Irma

How to weather calamities like Harvey and Irma

According to Charles Redman – founding director of ASU’s School of Sustainability and leader of the Urban Resilience to Extreme Weather Related Events Sustainability Research Network – new ideas on how to build more resilient cities focus on working with nature rather than trying to master it.

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.