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Sustainability and the Soul events explore wellness

“Sustainability and the Soul” will feature vegan cookbook author Afya Ibomu and yoga with alumna Radiance Campbell.
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...
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.
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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.
Trees on campus

Silver lining: Earth benefits from people isolating

If you think the sky seems clearer and more blue, it's not because you haven't been getting out much. The earth is healing.
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.
Students raking dirt in the Quad

Office of Sustainability interns work to heal beloved Fell Arboretum tree

A 60-year-old resident of the Quad received some much-needed pampering October 8. 
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U-Club: The STATE of Sustainability

Elisabeth Reed, the director of Illinois State University’s Office of Sustainability, will present the talk “The STATE of Sustainability,” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the University...
Steam line

Insulating blankets reduce Illinois State’s yearly energy consumption

Illinois State University’s Office of Energy Management completed a project on campus to cut energy consumption, a project that awarded the Office of Energy Management a rebate check from Nicor...