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Institute of Environmental Sustainability

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Energy Week 2014

Loyola has made great strides in conserving energy. But what more could we be doing? Join us to understand what happens when you flip the switch and see how it affects the world we live in.  

March 19-21, 2015

Climate Change Conference

IES will co-host a conference on Climate Change with AJCU Midwest Province Universities March 19-21, 2015   LEARN MORE

Community Assistance

Farmers Market Assists LINK Card Families

The Loyola Farmers Market received funding to assist Illinois Link Card families to increase their ability to purchase more fresh, healthy local foods with Double Value Coupons for LINK-approved foods.

Student Profile

Junior Wins EPA Fellowship

Loyola Junior Amber White Wins USEPA Research Fellowship for her Project: "Achieving Net-Zero: Designing a Sustainable Waste-Water Treatment System for Biodiesel Production Processes."

Degree Programs Offered

The Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) has integrated Loyola’s Environmentally based academic programs into our innovative infrastructure of research, teaching and training, and outreach. IES offers five undergraduate programs designed to provide a solid inter-disciplinary base of knowledge then specialize in Environmental Policy, Environmental Studies or Environmental Science with optional concentrations in Food Systems & Sustainable Agriculture, Conservation & Restoration.   LEARN MORE

Solar Thermal Study

A Residence Hall Solar Thermal Feasibility Study was completed during the 2014 spring semester, funded by Loyola's The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF), a sustainability fund for students, from students. Dana Buelsing, class of '14, was the project's student coordinator and led this effort on behalf of Loyola.   READ MORE

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Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660 · Phone: 773-508-2130 · IES@luc.edu

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