Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Water Week

Water is one of the most important and unifying of issues. From water scarcity to water-related disasters, we are dependent on water for our health and our economy. Celebrate water and everything it provides during Water Week 2017.

Water Week is being funded by The Institute of Environmental Sustainability in partnership with Student Environmental Alliance.


Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Water Work Roundtable

Regis Hall, Multipurpose Room

Interested in protecting and cleaning our water resources but don't know where to start? Join a set of professionals from various water-related jobs to learn about what they do, how you can be ready and the future of the water economy for our region. Please RSVP.


Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Bear Witness - Film and Discussion

Damen Student Center, Damen Cinema

This documentary follow a young couple's year spent in the nature of the Boundary Waters region in Northern Minnesota. Learn about the threats to this area by proposed mining activities. Join us for a lively presentation and discussion following the film.

This event is being held in partnership with Loyola University Chicago's History Department.


Friday, March 24, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

Guided Yoga: Set your water intentions

Information Commons (IC), 4th Floor

Enjoy a time of reflection on water issues in a yoga session led by certified instructor Abbie Cwiklinski. The goal is to learn to be present in your conscious decisions about water.


Friday, March 24, 4:30 p.m.

Living Off Campus and Living Sustainably (LOCALS) - Green Cleaners DIY

Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) Room 123/124

Join LOCALS for a workshop on green cleaners. Learn how you can protect the environment and save some money on cleaning products. Everyone goes home with a gift!