Loyola University Chicago

School of Environmental Sustainability

Poster Session

 

Welcome to the 2021 Poster Session, part of the Climate Change Conference hosted by Loyola University Chicago's School of Environmental Sustainability. Below you will find more than 30 posters across 8 topic areas. Please follow the links to view both the participants posters and video presentations by some of our participants as well.

To view all of the video presentations, visit the Conference YouTube Channel.

Thank You Conference Sponsors! 

Links to Topic Sections

Art Biodiversity Climate Change Ecosystem Services
Education Food Invasive Species Public Health

Art

Attention is the Beginning of Devotion: How an Open Access Public Humanities Project in Our Parks Can Serve as a Platform for Climate Justice Work

Author: Megan Muthupandiyan
From: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

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Journey to the Sea: An S.O.S. from Our Oceans

Authors: Margaret LeJeune; Katilyn Christianson; Jamie Lankford; Sydney Ryan; Katelynn Shook; Katelyn Edwards; Mathilda Bell; Jackie Payne; Devin Bryant
From: Bradley University 

Reach

Author: Lauren Venable
From: Loyola University Chicago 

 

Biodiversity

 

Mariposas de Peru

Authors: Sydney Nice; Michael Pederson
From: Loyola University Chicago

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The Fungus Among Us

Authors: Andrew Roseman; Carly Fournier; Claire Nusekabel
From: Loyola University Chicago  

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Herpetofauna de Madre de Dios

Authors: Veronika Szczepanik; Lily Paukstys; Ola Brzezinska
From: Loyola University Chicago

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Climate Change

Transcending the Binary of Renewables or Fossil Fuels – Transitional Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation

Author: Catherine Conley
From: Jupiter Oxygen 

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What is climate action really about? 

Author: Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center Students and Youth Leaders
From: Ecojesuit Communications Production

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Microclimate Variability Analysis and a Proposed Management Plan for the Urban Heat Reduction of Naga City, Camarines Sur

Authors: Jeremiah Y. Morales; Jerleze Mae Q. Osea
From: Ateneo de Naga University (Philippines)  

 

Ecosystem Services

Modeling carbon allocation strategies for high-yielding perennial crops

Authors: Erin Kilbane; Dr. Ray Dybzinski
From: Loyola University Chicago

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The Exposure of Disadvantage Underserved Communities to Pesticides in the San Joaquin and Tuolumne Watersheds (Central Valley, CA)

Authors: Raeleigh Price; Iris T Stewart
From: Santa Clara University 

Nitrate and Uranium Pollution affect Household Wells in Disadvantaged Underserved Communities in Stanislaus County (CA)

Authors: Lilah A. Foster; John W. Rzepczynski; Iris T Stewart
From: Santa Clara University 

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Measuring plant nitrogen availability in forest soils with lab incubations and phytometer growth assays: a power analysis

Authors: Natalie Taylor; Dr. Ray Dybzinski; Meghan Midgley
From: Loyola University Chicago

Growing Algae in Wastewater to Mitigate Climate Change

Authors: Millenia Jimenez; Erica Belloso; Cassandra Ceballos; Jennifer Slate
From: Northeastern Illinois University 

 

 

Education

Healing Earth: Education for Integral Ecology

Author: Caleb Steindam
From: Loyola University Chicago 

Case Study: Environmental Problems at Secondary School of Aragón, Spain

Authors: María Laguna Marín-Yaseli; Velilla Gil; Carlos Guallart Moreno
From: Colegio del Salvador (Spain) 

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Radically Reusable

Authors: Catherine Barr; Umme Mandviwala
From: Loyola University Chicago 

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Critical Garden Based Learning as a space to explore Climate Change and student strategies for action

Authors: Rachel Brand; Novella Carpenter
From: University of San Francisco

An Australian Living Laudato Si' Archdiocesan School Integral Energy Project

Authors: Jacqueline Remond; Dr. Phil Jackson; Dr. Iain Jennings; Rick (Edward) Dalmau
From: University of Notre Dame (Australia)

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Framing sustainability to align with higher education institutional missions: An effective approach to successful sustainability integration

Authors: Tracy Harvey; Dr. Nancy Tuchman
From: University of Wisconsin-Madison; Loyola University Chicago 

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Food

Evaluating Food Insecurity in Students before and after COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic at Loyola University Chicago

Authors: Frances Rafferty; Dr. Mariana Valencia Mestre
From: Loyola University Chicago 

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A student assessment of Food Security and Sovereignty as Universities Respond to COVID-19

Authors: Chloe Gentile-Montgomery; Dr. Chris Bacon; Ben Grundy; Julia Jenak; Daniel McCabe
From: Santa Clara University 

Toward Real Food and Climate Neutrality on Campus: Assessing new tools for measuring institutional food system sustainability, transformation, and change

Authors: Emma McCurry; Dr. Chris Bacon; Paige Whittaker
From: Santa Clara University 

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A Participatory Assessment of Diversification, Food Security, and use of Agroecology for Food System Change with Organized Smallholders in Nicaragua

Authors: Dr. Chris Bacon; Vanessa Shin; Gabi Ballardo; Skyler Kriese; Erica Martinez; Misael Rivas; Maria Eugenia Flores Gomez; Emma McCurry
From: Santa Clara University  

   

 

Invasive Species

Combined effects of invasive Typha x glauca and Hydrocharis morsus-ranae on aquatic macroinvertebrates in a Lake Huron coastal marsh

Authors: Logan St. John; Andrew Monks, MS; Shane Lishawa, MS; Dr. Brian Ohsowski
From: Loyola University Chicago

 

Remediating runoff and generating biochar by harvesting invasive plants from Illinois Tollway detention basins

Authors: Sam Schurkamp; Dr. Beth Lawrence; Shane Lishawa, MS; Andrew Monks, MS
From: Loyola University Chicago

Invasive Typha and Frog Populations in the Great Lakes

Authors: Elizabeth Thilges; Drew Monks, MS; Shane Lishawa, MS; Dr. Brian Ohsowski
From: Loyola University Chicago

Effect of invasive Typha on sediment nutrient composition of Great Lakes coastal wetlands across a water depth gradient

Authors: Cassidy Redding; Drew Monks, MS; Shane Lishawa, MS; Dr. Brian Ohsowski
From: Loyola University Chicago

How does time since invasion by hybrid cattail affect wetland soil microbial communities?

Authors: Maggie O’Brien; Drew Monks, MS; Shane Lishawa, MS; Dr. John Kelly
From: Loyola University Chicago 

Potential spread of Great Lakes invasive species under Climate Change

Authors: Jack Marte; Victoria Prescott; Dr. Reuben Keller
From: Loyola University Chicago  

 

Tying It Together: From Invasive Plants to Commercial Fibers

Authors: Elise Anhorn; Dr. Brian Ohsowski
From: Loyola University Chicago 

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Public Health

Residential location and changing water amenity values: evidence from the Great Lakes

Authors: Jillian Hyink; Dr. Richard Melstrom
From: Loyola University Chicago

Empowering Physicians to Discuss Climate Change with Patients Whose Health Is Affected by It

Authors: Farinoosh Dadrass, MS; Justin Harbison, PhD; Amy Blair, MD
From: Loyola University Chicago 

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A Community-Owned / Community-Driven Approach to Air Quality in Cicero, IL

Authors: Clara Lutz; Sasha Adkins; Cicero Community Partners; Ivonne Salazar; Kayla Baum; Tiffany Werner
From: Loyola University Chicago 

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