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Metropolitan Universities Journal


Universities are uniquely positioned to lead society toward sustainability and their collaborations with community organizations are essential to this transition. The Biodiesel Program at Loyola University Chicago Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy provides a case study of course-based service-learning projects facilitating synergies between the university and the community while concomitantly fostering urban sustainability. This article discusses the program’s design andstructure, and describes specific examples of community partnerships that havebenefited the university, the community, and the environment


Author Posting. © Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, 2010. This article is posted here by permission of the CUMU for personal use, not for redistribution. The article was published in the Metropolitan Universities Journal, 2010.

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