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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.

UIC Labs Compete in the 2021 International Freezer Challenge for the 5th time

In January 2021, non-profit organizations, International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) and My Green Lab, have partnered together for the fifth year in a row to run the 2021 International Laboratory Freezer Challenge, a cold storage competition…

volunteers helps weed in the garden, with t-shirt reading

Native Plant Garden Weeding Event

On a gorgeous sunny May morning, the Office of Planning, Sustainability and Project Management (PSPM) organized a Native Prairie Garden Hands-On Maintenance Workday event to educate UIC faculty and staff about native garden…

volunteers stand more than 6 feet apart with masks on ready to do work in the prairie garden

PSPM Sustainability Team Annual Report 2020

This year, the Office of Sustainability grew because we were combined into the Office of Planning, Sustainability, and Project Management (PSPM) under the direction of Dave Taeyaerts, Associate Vice-Chancellor for Planning, Sustainability, and…

Headshot of Cynthia Klein Banai. She is smiling in front of her desk.

Opinion: Climate Change is our Focus

Via OakPark.com. Read full article here: https://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/10-22-2019/Climate-change-is-our-focus/ Last month, young people took to the streets in over 150 countries pleading for “adults” to do something in light of the United Nations emergency climate…

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.