United Nations

DeJong in Commentary Mag on Campus Sustainability Nudging

Apr 15, 2014 by NAS |

NAS research associate Rachelle DeJong has published an article in Commentary Magazine on the behavioral modification inherent in the campus sustainability movement. 

Ahmadine-jabbing American Students

Nov 28, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Central Connecticut State University took its students to New York to dine with the dictator.

Academic Impactorators

Jan 28, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood finds a more meaningful direction for colleges in the book “Academically Adrift” than in the U.N. program Academic Impact.

Collisions on the Windshield of Globocracy: The UN’s Academic Impact

Jan 21, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

A United Nations initiative aims to unite colleges and universities in the pursuit of ambiguous ideals such as "global citizenship."

Ark of Hope for the Earth Charter…No Comment

Apr 07, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The UN sustainability manifesto endorsed by many U.S. colleges and universities has its own 200-pound "ark" for transportation.

Swamped: Florida’s Earth Charter U

Jan 06, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Florida Gulf Coast University centers its curriculum on sustainability and the UN document the Earth Charter.

Vapor Trail: The UN’s Plan for Higher Education

Sep 18, 2009 by Peter Wood |

The United Nations asks presidents of all colleges and universities in the world to sign its "Academic Impact" initiative.

Sustaina-Summits

Aug 20, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Inside: NAS's contributions to the decade for ESD; why no one criticizes sustainability; and international visions of sustainatopia.