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To apply for the Acara Challenge course (CE 5571, PA 5290, ARCH 5550), email Fred Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org with: (1) Resume (1-page PDF) (2) Short essay (2-page PDF) responding to three questions: Why you wish to take the class? What is your relevant background experience? What will you contribute to an interdisciplinary team? Application is now open. Space is limited to 20. Apply soon while space remains!
The Acara sequence of courses, and subsequent Challenge, is a unique way to get involved creating sustainable solutions for social and environmental change. Find out about the courses, and the Challenge. Learn more
SISCA, a program of IonE and the Dow Chemical Company, recognizes and rewards students and universities for innovation and research that encourages and promotes sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing social, economic and environmental problems. The Finals were Nov. 29, 2012, the next one is in Nov. 2013. Learn more
In January 2013, we spent 3 weeks learning about engineering and design aspects of sustainable development in Delhi, India. Through field trips, discussions and lectures, we learned about development and infrastructure issues with water, energy, waste, and more. It was a great class! See the class blog here and course syllabus here.