Illinois State’s Department of Chemistry has implemented several eco-friendly practices in its facilities.
Alex Hafner, a senior from Mahomet, decided to pursue a major in molecular and cellular biology due to his interest in research. This same passion drew him to Western Illinois University’s undergraduate research experience this summer where he continued his participation in the Integrated Pennycress Research Enabling Farm & Energy Resilience (IPREFER) Project.
Professor Noha Shawki received a grant from the Student Sustainability Fund in support of the independent study project on fair trade, which is scheduled to take place in spring semester 2022 and will include a week-long immersive experience in Costa Rica during spring break.
The Fall International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context, continues. Register at IllinoisState.edu/SeminarSeries.
Practices that protect headwater streams is the focus of an ongoing study lead by Dr. Joan Brehm. A Field Day will invite farmers to be part of that discussion.
Illinois State University’s Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) provides real-world professional experiences for undergraduate and graduate students from across campus. The program partners student consultants with actual organizations seeking insights about a variety of topics ranging from marketing strategies to product design to research questions.
Tom Harlovic said he could “go on and on” about what he learned from his participation in the Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) this academic year and described being a part of the program as “definitely one of the most impactful experiences” he has had at Illinois State University.
Team Mercury, the all-volunteer, student-led solar vehicle team from Illinois State University, will tackle the American Solar Challenge from August 3-7.
Redbirds in ISU’s Food Recovery Network were recognized by the national organization as “Top Food Recover-er” for 2020, logging more food recoveries than 99 percent of the FRN chapters in the country.
The talk with renowned marine biologist and founder of Urban Ocean Lab Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is one of several events from the Office of Sustainability.