Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

GreenHouse LC

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GreenHouse is home to students who are passionate about the relationships between people and nature and about becoming agents of change for a more sustainable society. As a member of the GreenHouse LC, you can engage in Loyola’s initiatives to develop a more sustainable campus, explore ways that the City of Chicago is working become more sustainable, and experience much of the nature Chicago has to offer, such as the beautiful lake front, forest preserves, and countless farmers’ markets.
 
GreenHouse is located in San Francisco Hall, a Gold LEED Certified building. The building features a Green House, Clean Energy Laboratory, and a Green Cafe featuring locally and sustainably sourced produce.
 
Staff Partner 
Aaron Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability - Institute of Environmental Sustainability
 
Academic Advisors
Hanna Ricketson
 
Sample Activities and Events
  • Attend the Climate Change Conference
  • Eat Sunday brunch while learning about food sustainability
  • Learn about global and local energy issues
  • Go to a farmer's market at Loyola
  • Paint mason jars and make flower bouquets
  • Take a tour of the Institute for Environmental Sustainability
  • Participate in No Impact Meal
  • Attend Coffee, Compost, and Conversation
  • Do restoration work at LUREC, Loyola's ecological retreat campus
  • Help with the Peterson Garden Project
  • Engage in Earth Week events with friends
  • Participate in Think Green and Give
 
Required Courses Fall 2018 - Coming soon!