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IES awarded $500,000 US EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant

Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability was awarded a $500,000 US EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to implement an innovative coastal wetland restoration, invasive plant management, and renewable bio-energy production project: Furthering capacity to maintain high quality coastal wetlands in Northern Michigan.

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Bees buzzing to campus

There will soon be a new buzz on campus, and this time the source will be the real thing: Loyola is getting honeybees. "We, here at Loyola, are trying to establish a healthy bee colony," said Jared Brocklehurst, 21, a junior environmental science major. “We want it to be an educational experience for other students.”

Residence Life Unveils Green Room Virtual Tour

Working with the Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Residence Life has developed an interactive virtual tour of their model green room in San Francisco Hall.

Summer Internship Applications Open

The Institute of Environmental Sustainability is accepting applications for multiple fellowships and internships for Summer 2014. Additional information and application forms are available on the Fellowship & Internship Page under Resources.

Waste Diversion

Loyola launches the Compost Collection Network

Through a $90,000 grant funded by the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, Loyola has launched the Compost Collection Network, a new program that assists local businesses and institutions in setting up an efficient food scrap collection process.

Award winning IES faculty and IES students!

Jeremy Gouldey, Edgar Perez and Natalie Lynch have all received honors during the semester - congratulations to all!

Ozone expert brings science down to Earth for students

Professor Ping Jing of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability recently received Loyola’s Excellence in Teaching Freshmen Award. Read more about the classes she teaches and what lessons she hopes to instill in her students.

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IES Featured on Chicago Tonight

Whether it’s a sun-drenched day or one filled with rain, the glass-draped building is designed to welcome whatever nature has to offer. It's the new Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University, and it's a breath of fresh air on a traditional college campus.

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Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660 · Phone: 773-508-2130 · IES@luc.edu

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