Give Magdalena Nykaza an open space on campus, and she’ll likely turn it into a vegetable garden. Nykaza, who was one of the first interns at the student farm on Loyola’s Retreat and Ecology Campus, is heavily involved in the University’s urban agriculture program.
Interested in learning what it means for mankind to live well within our planetary means? Would you like to put on some snowshoes and explore LUREC during the winter? Or what about curling up and watching movies all winter break for credit? Take a look at these special topic courses that IES will be offering this January Term and next spring. These are courses you don't want to miss, so plan accordingly!
STEP Class Highlight
IES senior Caitlin Dillon reflects on preparing a sustainable meal in our fast-food culture.
Loyola University Chicago student Matthew Grcic produced this documentary about SOAR. The film played at the 2015 Cincinnati Film Festival, the 2015 Lake Erie Arts and Film Festival, and the 2015 6th Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival.
IES is pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker for next year's Climate Change Conference: Naomi Klein. Klein's presentation "Ecological Economics: The Impacts of Capitalism, Free trade, and NAFTA on the Acceleration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change," will kick off our third annual Climate Change Conference on March 17, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Mundelein Auditorium.
“Climate change is a global problem with grave implications: environmental, social, economic, political and for the distribution of goods,” the statement says. “It represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day.”