community projects and internships
July 25, 2017
Since August 2016, an interdisciplinary team of ASU design and sustainability students and faculty have been working on a group project called “Water is Life” with local Hawai’ians to imagine a more sustainable Hawai’i. We followed up with Leah Gibbons, PhD student, Sustainability; Paul Coseo, Assistant Professor, The Design School; and Chingwen Cheng, Assistant Professor, The Design School to talk more about the future of the project and its continued impacts.
June 2, 2017
Martin Smith, a 2016 Masters of Sustainability Solutions (MSUS) alum, just saw the realization of his capstone project in the form of a new U.S. Green Business Council (USGBC) certified Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot Credit for “Residential Energy Submetering and Real-time Usage Data.”
May 22, 2017
We had a wonderful array of student projects this 2016-2017 academic year covering a vast landscape of topics. We decided to make a video montage to celebrate the solutions-oriented projects students worked on this year.
May 11, 2017
On April 24, 2017, Decision Center for Desert City, a unit of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, conducted an Open House and Student Project Showcase.
April 28, 2017
March 29, 2017
March 1, 2017
From August 2015 to May 2016, students enrolled in the project-based, modular learning (ProMod) sustainability program worked with the Tempe Academy of International Studies to create a vision and plan for a community garden on the school grounds.
December 15, 2016
October 14, 2016
September 23, 2016
Saurabh Biswas, a PhD student in Sustainability, spent his summer visioning sustainability in Rio Claro, an agricultural village of the Delfim Moreira municipality, in Minas Gerais, Brazil as part of the United States Agency for International Development’s Global Development Research (USAID-GDR) Fellowship.