If you deep fried your turkey, or just have a few containers of used cooking oil in your kitchen, drop off your used cooking oil at the Clean Energy Lab after Thanksgiving.
The Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Department of Theology, Office of the President, College of Arts & Sciences and Richard A. McCormic S.J., Chair present the U.S. Energy and Climate Change: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy Conference. There will be a keynote address by James Balog, director of Chasing Ice, on Thursday, November 14 at 7 p.m. The conference will be November 15 from 9 a.m - 4:00 p.m. at the Mundelein Auditorium.
Professor Ping Jing of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability recently received Loyola’s Excellence in Teaching Freshmen Award. Read more about the classes she teaches and what lessons she hopes to instill in her students.
Whether it’s a sun-drenched day or one filled with rain, the glass-draped building is designed to welcome whatever nature has to offer. It's the new Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University, and it's a breath of fresh air on a traditional college campus.
The new Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago combines academics and research with sustainable agriculture and community living. And it does it all in one amazing facility.
IES is seeking dependable and responsible candidates to help with various urban agriculture-related projects on the Lake Shore Campus, including the newly constructed Ecodome research/greenhouse space, Ecodome wall gardens, Ecodome aquaponics systems, Winthrop student garden, Quinlan Rooftop garden, and other agriculture and horticulture related projects.
Loyola University Chicago is expanding its biodiesel laboratory with much-needed additional space, and a new processor and analysis instrumentation. The new space is part of the new Institute of Environmental Sustainability, and will allow more students to participate in the business and research activities in the Clean Energy Lab.
The $58.8 million Institute of Environmental Sustainability—is set to debut this month at the Rogers Park campus. The environmental structure “will raise our profile,” says the Rev. Michael Garanzini, Loyola's president since 2001. “We're building, I think, the best undergraduate university in the Midwest.”
The Artificial Stream and Pond Research Facility allows faculty and students to conduct aquatic ecology experiments on the penthouse floor of the Quinlan Life Sciences Center. Read on to learn more about current research projects, like the behavior of invasive Asian clams and leaf decay in urban streams.