Watterson Towers during winter

English 460 students awarded funding from Office of Sustainability

Three groups presented their projects to the Office of Sustainability, and because of their innovative ideas, team-work, and organizational forethought, all three graduate student groups...
ISU Sugar Creek Savanna

Illinois State student helping to restore Sugar Creek Savanna

Jesse Smith identified six types of bumblebees on the Quad during his first year as a graduate student in the School of Biological Sciences. When he returned his second year, he found only two...
surface of the water

Water resources management and environmental sustainability, November 10 

Dr. Prasanta Kalita, professor of agricultural and biological engineering and director of the Appropriate Scale Mechanization Consortium at the University of Illinois, will present a talk for the...
Photo of Lake Bloomington from the Your Water, Your Future study.

Living Well with Floods, October 15

The Center for a Sustainable Water Future is hosting an interdisciplinary, water-themed lecture series via Zoom. The first speaker, Dr. Caroline Gottschalk Druschke from the University of...
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Brittany Weber, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Bone Scholar

The Department of Technology is proud to recognize Brittany Weber, a sustainable and renewable energy senior. Weber has been selected as a 2020-2021 Bone Scholar. The Bone Scholar is the highest...
Male student places item in waste station

New waste stations aid on-campus recycling efforts

The Office of Sustainability is on a mission to dispel common misconceptions on campus about recycling.
computer, bug, glasses, and mouse on table

HR launches and updates online tools

With much of the world going online and remote, Illinois State University has been responding in kind.
Woman smiling standing in front of tree

Campus models social responsibility

Efforts to improve sustainability extend far beyond the laboratory at Illinois State, due in large part to the efforts of Elisabeth Reed, director of the Office of Sustainability.
A group of students at a fair trade farm

Illinois State students make fair trade trip to Costa Rica

A group of Illinois State students spent one week in Costa Rica over spring break with politics and government faculty Noha Shawki and Julian Westerhout.
The group visiting a shipping container farm in Champaign.

Innovation Consulting Community team proposes sustainable farming container at ISU

In just months, a team of motivated students put together a proposal to implement a shipping container farm on Illinois State’s campus.