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Welcome to MCSI

MCSI aims to co-create research, education and engagement opportunities by fostering connections to solve the complex challenges facing our planet. 

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Engagement Programs

MCSI makes an impact by working with community partners through service initiatives, K-12 education and outreach, and the Sustainability Capstone. 

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2024 Grant Initiatives

Annual funding opportunities are available to both students and faculty for interdisciplinary sustainability education and research initiatives.

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Curriculum and Courses

Students can engage in sustainability experiences offered both in and out of the classroom at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Sustainable Innovation

The University of Pittsburgh defines “sustainability” as balancing equity, environment, and economics so current and future generations can thrive.  With that focus MCSI champions academic collaborations, sustainability integrations in the curriculum, groundbreaking sustainability research, community outreach, and innovation. 

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