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Issues of sustainability are urgent and complex, and require the contributions of multiple disciplines and professions. The University of Minnesota offers a spectrum of opportunities for students to engage in the challenges of sustainability. This website provides undergraduate sustainability education offerings, graduate programs and courses and faculty resources.
The Sustainability Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to choose electives from across the University that address their specific interests, while offering courses on the core issues of sustainability that effect all disciplines. Learn about the Minor and other undergraduate opportunities in sustainability education.
Graduate sustainability education opportunities exist in departments and programs across the University of Minnesota, including a new searchable list of sustainability courses, as well as current and emerging graduate programs.
The Sustainability Education Network includes faculty and staff from colleges and departments across the University who are pursuing opportunities to advance sustainability education. Learn about Network members, publications, and how to engage with this faculty group.
The four-part film series’ theme, The Edge of Civilization, explores different viewpoints of environmental sustainability and human stewardship of the Earth. Every month through May, visit the Bell Museum on BIG Thursday night to take in these beautifully made, thought-provoking films. Films are free with UMN student ID or museum admission.