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May 11, 2015

Alice Furumoto-Dawson, 1952-2015

PGE's Community Engagement Associate worked tirelessly to challenge social and environmental injustice.

April 2, 2015

News Feature: Students help bring sustainability to Chicago’s professional sports

The University News Office reports on the Environnment, Agriculture and Food Working Group's Sustainable Chicago Sports Project.

February 11, 2015

Student Research Opportunity with EAF

The Environment, Agriculture and Food working group is looking for student members to contribute to the Sustainable Chicago Sports Project. Apply by February 28!

October 7, 2014

Chicago Maroon: Scientists talk bees at the Field Museum

A panel focused on the importance of preserving pollinator species in urban areas like Chicago.

July 28, 2014

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.

June 18, 2014

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!

May 26, 2014

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.

May 16, 2014

The Calumet Quarter in Pictures & Words

Check out the 2014 Calumet Quarter website, featuring student blogs, essays, photo galleries and more!

April 17, 2014

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.  

March 17, 2014

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.