Loyola University Chicago

School 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 WaterWeek 2019, March 8 - 21.

Unless otherwise noted, Water Week is coordinated by The School of Environmental Sustainability in partnership with Student Environmental Alliance.


Friday, March 8, 2019

2 p.m., CTRE Room 504, Health Sciences Campus
Agrochemical Use, Implications for Public Health, and Challenges in the Caribbean Region
Dr. Lindonne Glasgow, Dept. of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, St. Georges University, Grenada,  

Members of the Maywood community are invited to hear Dr. Lindonne Glasgow, St. Georges University speak on the impacts of chemical-intensive agriculture and Caribbean water systems. Hosted by Public Health Sciences.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

4:00 p.m., IES 123
The Ecocentrists – A Conversation with author Keith Woodhouse

Join us for a conversation with Northwestern University faculty, Dr. Keith Makoto Woodhouse as he shares the history of the radical environmental movement of the mid-1980s and its implication for current and future environmental protection. Brought to you by the IES and LUC History Department


Monday, March 18, 2019

6:30 p.m., IES 123/124
Water Issues Speakers Panel

Join young leaders from local non-profits addressing water issues globally and locally including Unlocking Communities, Alliance for the Great Lakes, and Surge.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

5:00 p.m., Damen Cinema
Smog of the Sea
Film and Discussion

Join the SEA for this film on the issues facing the world’s oceans. There will be giveaways (get your reusable metal straw!)


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

7:00 p.m., Crown Center Lobby
Water Coloring – Lake Michigan

Join us for a relaxing mid-week activity to make art and reflect on the power of our “fresh coast”.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

7:00 p.m., IES 111
Faculty Front and Center

Take this chance to connect with IES faculty outside the classroom. Learn about their sustainability and water-related work in a casual setting.


Monday, April 8, 2019

4:00-6:00 p.m. 
Film Screening, Damen Cinema

Paris to Pittsburgh 

National Geographic documentary featuring coastal cities to America’s heartland. Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. A partnership between the School of Environmental Sustainability and International Studies Department.