Join the students of Solutions to Environmental Problems (STEP): Food Systems to see the outcomes of their semester-long, hands-on, engaged learning projects. Thursday, December 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the IES Atrium.
How do you minimize collateral damage in the war against disease-carrying mosquitoes? “In the long run, we need to think about better ways to control mosquitoes than applying chemicals,” says IES Ecotoxicologist Tham Hoang, PhD.
Spend your January watching movies or learning how temperate plants and animals survive and thrive during winter. We have two January Term classes scheduled at Loyola University's Retreat and Ecology Campus this year. Go snowshoeing and study Winter Ecology with Dr. Roberta Lammers-Campbell or relax and watch movies with Dr. Milan Pribisic.
An established ecologist and conservationist, Zahina-Ramos spent five years cultivating his own backyard food garden in the heart of South Florida. Here, Zahina-Ramos talks about the benefits of urban gardening, Loyola’s commitment to sustainability, and how the little things people do for the environment can make a big impact. John Zahina-Ramos, PhD joined the IES faculty this Fall 2016.
Sierra magazine, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, today released its tenth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of America’s greenest colleges and universities. This year, Loyola placed #7 nationally out of 202 schools ranked.
Theresa Johnston joined the IES faculty this Fall 2016. Here, Johnston talks about her ecotoxicology research, her stint working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and her love for composting.
Environmental Studies and International Studies double-major Olivia Urbanski knew she was in her dream class when her instructor Skyped in guest lecturers from the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (UNCCC) also known as COP21 in early December. "We were talking to people in Paris telling us how the negotiations were going as they were happening."