Loyola University Chicago

School of Environmental Sustainability


This page will be updated weekly to feature digital events for SES students. These events are not open to the general public.

Students, please check your email for events links and registration (when required).

Questions or trouble finding the link? Email Kevin Erickson: kerickson2@luc.edu.


FEATURED: Garden Series: Cover crops and cold weather food production

Tuesday 9/22 - 5:00-5:30 PM

Join SES Sustainable Agriculture Manager, Kevin Erickson, live from Winthrop garden as he shares best practices and tips for cover cropping and managing the garden in Fall.

Presentation: Identifying and Understanding Bias in the Media Hosted by Community Action and Service

Tuesday, September 22 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

CSA will help students take a close look at bias in media, and how to understand your own consumption of bias. Join us for this interactive activity!

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Lakeside Chat: Discovering Holistic Wellness

Tuesday, September 22 from 4:00-5:00 PM

Join your favorite faculty, staff, and peer leaders in dynamic discussions about student success.

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Film/Discussion: "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" Hosted by LUC Wellness Center and SES

Thursday 9/24 - 6:00-7:30 PM

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food. What they find is truly shocking. Hosted by Dietician Adrienne Seitz of the Wellness Center and Kevin Erickson, the Sustainable Agriculture Manager for SES.

 Upcoming Events 

Monday 9/28 - 5-6 PM   FEAUTURED: Applying to Law School for Environmental Science Students  Law school application deadlines are just around the corner! Join the LUC Pre-Law advising team to learn more about the law school application process, including application timelines, LSAT prep, steps to apply, and JD application requirements. 
Tuesday 9/29 - 4:30-5:30 PM  Social Justice Dialogue, hosted by LUC SERVE Join us to talk with peers about a certain social justice topic! No need to know anything about the topic before joining, we will give background info! Contact serve@luc.edu for more information.  
Wednesday 9/30 - 12-1 PM    Intro to Greenhouse Gas Inventorying  Learn the basics of an institutional greenhouse gas emissions inventory. With Loyola University Chicago as an example learn the basics of defining emission scopes, local and global emissions coefficients, and some strategies to collect direct and extrapolated data. Loyola’s Director of Sustainability will present this ‘Behind the Scenes’ summary of annual emissions accounting and reporting. 
Thursday 10/1 - 10-11 AM   Alumni Career Presentation: Climate Change   Speaker: Alexandra Vecchio, LUC ’13, Climate Change Program Director, Mass Audubon 
Tuesday 10/13 - 4-5 PM   Lakeside Chat: Exploring Intersectionality Join your favorite faculty, staff, and peer leaders in dynamic discussions about student success. 
Wednesday 10/14 - 12-1 PM    Lunch and Learn: Sustainable Purchasing

Please join us for a lunchtime presentation on how to support Loyola’s commitment to sustainability through your purchasing. We will be sharing resources, examples, and addressing your questions. This webinar is presented by the Purchasing Department and Office of Sustainability.

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Thursday 10/15 - 10-11 AM    Alumni Career Presentation: Climate Change   Speaker: Dani Abboud, IES ‘18, Manager of Community Programs and Partnerships, Brushwood Center 
Thursday 10/15 - 4:00 PM  FEAUTURED: Research Seminar Series: Chronic effects of polyfluoroalkyl substance mixture on Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens) development. Speaker: Edgar Perez, https://www.purdue.edu/fnr/sites/sepulveda/team/ 
Tuesday 10/20 - 4-5 PM   Lakeside Chat: Sustainability and Justice Join your favorite faculty, staff, and peer leaders in dynamic discussions about student success. 
Thursday 10/22 - 6:00 PM     FEATURED: IES Alumni Career Panel: Energy  Presenters: Gabrielle Habeeb, and Ryan Van Portfliet  
Tuesday 10/27 - 4-5 PM   Lakeside Chat: Set the World on Fire Join your favorite faculty, staff, and peer leaders in dynamic discussions about student success. 
Thursday 10/29 - 10-11 AM     Alumni Career Presentation: Energy   Speaker: Audrey Steinbach, LUC ‘15, Adjustable Block Program Manager, Illinois Power Agency 
Wednesday 11/11 - 12-1 PM   Presentation: Loyola's Climate Action Plan   You may know that Loyola has a carbon neutrality deadline of 2025 but do you know how Loyola intends to achieve it? Join this lunchtime webinar on what goes into Loyola’s actions to reduce carbon pollution, prepare for a changing climate, and engage the full community in climate action. 
Thursday 11/12 - 10-11 AM   Alumni Career Presentation: Waste and Materials  Speaker: Lauren Standal, LUC ‘15, Senior Program Owner- Waste Minimization, Target, Inc. 
    More Events Added Weekly