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Climate Change

Pope's Encyclical

“Climate change is a global problem with grave implications: environmental, social, economic, political and for the distribution of goods,” the statement says. “It represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day.”   READ MORE


Encyclical and Climate Change in the News

Read what Loyola Theologians and Scientists have to say about the Pope Francis's encyclical on the environment.   READ MORE

Staff Profile

Eniko Racz, Commitment to Excellence Award Winner

Congratulations to our IES Business Manager, Eniko Racz, winner of the University Staff Council Commitment to Excellence Award for June 2015. Thank you for everything you do!   READ MORE


Biodiesel Lab Receives EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award

The EPA's Safer Choice program has recognized our Biodiesel Lab for it's Safer Choice Biosoap and for its broad educational initiatives, including offering safer product coursework and highlighting its Safer Choice partnership on campus tours.   READ MORE


Loyola's 2015 Farmers Market Season Begins June 8th at Loyola Plaza

Ready for some farm fresh fruits and vegetables? June means Farmers Market season has begun and we've got some new vendors. Be sure to check out Farmer Nick's stand--you'll find pasture raised, hormone and antibiotic-free pork, beef, chicken and eggs and don't forget to hit up Bridgeport's very own Pleasant House Bakery for your local grains and pastries. Plus-- many more every Monday.   LEARN MORE

Climate Change

Naomi Klein, author of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate," named as our 2016 Climate Change Conference Keynote Speaker

IES is pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker for next year's Climate Change Conference: Naomi Klein. Klein's presentation "Ecological Economics: The Impacts of Capitalism, Free trade, and NAFTA on the Acceleration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change," will kick off our third annual Climate Change Conference on March 17, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Mundelein Auditorium.   LEARN MORE

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