In every field—be it medicine, business, sports, the arts, etc.—someone has to lead the way. Emmi Chambers, while proud of a Redbird lineage that dates back three generations, has charted her own precedent-setting path as the first Illinois State University student to commit to the curriculum of the new environmental systems science and sustainability (ESSS) major.
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.
Elisabeth Reed, program director in the Office of Sustainability, is the most recent recipient of the Living Our Values Award, for her work that embodies the University’s value of Collaboration.
“Sustainability and the Soul” will feature vegan cookbook author Afya Ibomu and yoga with alumna Radiance Campbell.
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 successfully received funding for a combined total of over $27,000.
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 species.
The Office of Sustainability is on a mission to dispel common misconceptions on campus about recycling.
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.
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.
In just months, a team of motivated students put together a proposal to implement a shipping container farm on Illinois State’s campus.