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Nursing

In the field of nursing, there is always more to learn. The nursing program at CAUSES develops students into lifelong learners who are equipped to provide the best healthcare to their patients and advance their careers.

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Center for Sustainable Development & Resilience

The Center for Sustainable Development & Resilience of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences of the University of the District of Columbia provides relevant and innovative applied research and education to students, District residents, and the world in the areas of sustainable infrastructure, sustainable spaces, urban economics and entrepreneurship, and behavioral and social change.

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Water Resources Research Institute

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Nutrition and Dietetics

The nutrition and dietetics program offers a robust education experience that prepares students for a variety of professional settings such as food service, community nutrition, and clinical practice.

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Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education

The Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences of the University of the District of Columbia seeks to expand academic and public knowledge of sustainable farming techniques that improve food and water security, health and wellness by providing research and education on urban and peri-urban agroecology and gardening techniques to residents and organizations in Washington, DC, and beyond.

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Health Education

The Health Education program seeks to create economic opportunity and improve quality of life for communities in the District of Columbia and beyond. 

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Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health

The Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences of the University of the District of Columbia offers high quality research-based community outreach programs that combat systemic urban nutrition and health issues and engage citizens in collaborative efforts to improve community health, obesity prevention, the quality of life and economic opportunity for people and communities in the District of Columbia, the nation, and the world.

Architecture & Community Planning

Through research-based collaboration with partners across various fields such as environmental studies and agriculture, students explore new solutions for sustainability in urban settings.

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Center for Architectural Innovation and Building Science (CAIBS)

The Center for Architectural Innovation and Building Science (CAIBS) at the University of the District of Columbia provides relevant and cutting-edge applied research and education to students, District residents, and the world in the areas of the technical performance of buildings, building materials and building systems.

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Architectural Research Institute (ARI)

Building Science Institute (BSI)

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Professional Science Master’s (PSM)

The Professional Science Master’s Program is designed to advance students’ knowledge of water resources management, urban sustainability and urban agriculture. 

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Center for 4-H and Youth Development

The Center for 4-H and Youth Development of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences of the University of the District of Columbia seeks to engage youth in experimental opportunities with caring adults that allow them to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, stewards of positive change in their communities and the world.

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BA in Urban Sustainability

The B.A. in Urban Sustainability offers students a broadly defined degree option at the bachelor’s degree level that indicates their interest in a career in the sustainable development, urban development, and environmental management field.

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Tel: 202.274.7124

 

Email: causes@udc.edu

 

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Sabine O’Hara, Ph.D.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

December 12, 2017 5:00 pm

East of the River Urban Agriculture Collaborative All Partners Meeting


The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences' (CAUSES) Center for Sustainable Development + Resilience (CSDR), the 11th Street Bridge Park Plot’s and THEARC Farm will host its first annual East of the River Urban Agriculture Collaborative All Partners Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. We are inviting you to come, participate and share your ideas and opinions about the work you are doing in East of the River and its connection to food justice, equity, and access. The meeting will provide a means of communication and collaboration for current and potential partners.

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and following the meeting we will have a White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange and Bonfire.


EVENT DETAILS
THEARC 
1901 Mississippi Ave, SE
Washington DC 20020


Save The Date
December 12, 2017
All Partners Meeting: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange and Bonfire: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


CONTACT
Ashley Grant
ashley.grant1@udc.edu
202-274-7128