SIP students at the summer poster presentation

Office of Sustainability Annual Report 2018

Though our office is small, we have a BIG impact.  Sustainability touches everything we do which means that every student, staff and faculty on campus can benefit and participate.

Protecting UIC's Peregrine Falcons

SIP student Anh Le talks about UIC's Peregrine Falcons on campus and what we can do to help protect these birds and others on campus.

Climate Change and COVID-19

SIP student Basmah Nadeem talks about the unique position we find ourselves in with Earth Day 2020 and COVID-19 offering connections between this crisis and the climate crisis, and argues that there are many lessons we can learn.

OS Staff at the Employee Award of Merit ceremony

Office of Sustainability Annual Report 2019

We guide the Chancellor’s Committee on Sustainability and Energy (CCSE) to develop strategies to institutionalize the goals, facilitate the execution of the Climate Action Implementation Plan (CAIP), and offer signature services and programs. Scroll down to…

Volunteers proudly display the Tree Campus USA banner along with OpenLands before the event

UIC Volunteers, OpenLands Plant 10 New Trees

Openlands, an organization devoted to environmental conservation in the greater Chicago region, was represented by a handful of tree care professionals who guided volunteers through the tree planting process, from digging holes to…

Sustainability staff proudly display thier Emerald Award plaque

UIC Wins the 2019 Emerald Award for Organizational Leadership

The University of Illinois at Chicago will receive the Emerald Award for Organizational Leadership for its plan to advance the practice of sustainability among all campus stakeholders through operations, education, research, and leadership.

volunteers and tree enthusiasts stand by the Tree Campsu USA Banner

Arbor Day Tree Planting

Check out the UIC News article “Making campus greener” May 8, 2018 as well as photos and videos of the event on Facebook.

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