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Our definition of sustainability reflects what the UN and the World Wildlife Fund suggest as the process of improving the quality of human life while living within the carrying capacity of supporting eco-systems. We use the definition where human, societa
 

Summary: Our definition of sustainability reflects what the UN and the World Wildlife Fund suggest as the process of improving the quality
of human life while living within the carrying capacity of supporting eco-systems. We use the definition where human, societal,
environmental, material, and economic activities are fundamentally integrated dimensions that are mutually reinforcing.
The new School of Global Sustainability at the University
of South Florida will be:
n Innovative ­ global satellite and campus-based programs
n Distinctive ­ enduring global partnerships
n Visionary ­ emphasizing global citizenship for sustainability
n Integrated and holistic
n No-walls ­ not a `bricks and mortar' School
n Faculty tenured in home departments
n The reduction of intellectual `silos' created by disciplines and departments
n The integration of engineering, the humanities, the arts, with the social and natural
sciences, business, education and medicine
n A home for interdisciplinary, integrated research, teaching, and creative activities
n Faculty- and student-driven initiative
n A response to global urgency for research and practice to create sustainable
futures
n Comprised of a global network of SGS Affiliated Scholars
The USF SGS is distinctive for two reasons:

  

Source: Arslan, Hüseyin - Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida

 

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