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Summer Teacher Insititute: Energy and the Global Environment

Learn and discuss how concerns over energy scarcity and energy sustainability can be translated into creative classroom instruction. MORE »

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Seniors in Environmental Studies presented their research projects at a poster symposium before graduation. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors! MORE »

Calumet Quarter website launched

Check out the new Calumet Quarter website, featuring student blogs, essays, photo galleries and more! MORE »

PGE Shapes National Green Restaurant Certification

New standard for sustainable industry practices is based on research by students working with Environmental Studies lecturer Sabina Shaikh. MORE »

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Food Patriots Film Aims to Make a Change

Filmmakers Jeff and Jennifer Spitz screen the documentary of their journey to discover the present and future of sustainable food production in the USA.

Can UChicago Divest from Fossil Fuels?

A panel of students and faculty discuss the opportunities and obstacles connected with eliminating University investements in fossil fuels.

Panel launches PGE's book on The Social Lives of Forests

Editors Kathleen Morrison and Susanna Hecht launch the volume from PGE's inaugural conference on the surprising links between humans and forest transformation.  

Student View: Balancing Neutrality and Impact in Disaster Relief

During his visit to campus, international humanitarian Peter Walker spoke with students in the Human Impact on the Environment course. Second year undergraduate Hannah Flynn reflects on the strategic considerations underlying disaster relief.

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