All environment

Canalport Riverwalk Park is being led by UIC’s Freshwater Lab

September 2, 2022

Chicago River event, public art project aim to raise environmental awareness

UIC’s Freshwater Lab to co-host River of Welcome/Rio de Bienvenida Sept. 10 at Canalport Riverwalk Park

The Backward River Festival

October 5, 2021

Backward River Festival presents a celebration of water, art, activism

Hosted Oct. 16-17 by UIC’s Freshwater Lab

Leafless trees on brown grass during sunset

April 13, 2021

UIC ecohydrologist receives NASA early career award for wetland restoration research

A University of Illinois Chicago researcher who studies the interactions […]

Jalapeno pepper plant

October 6, 2020

Can your diet help protect the environment?

Study shows global eating recommendations could reduce environmental degradation

pollution; middle class African American communities

October 30, 2019

Cumulative environmental exposures increase diabetes risk in rural populations

Poor sociodemographic environments play a role in diabetes risk everywhere

Plate of Food
Scenography of Friendship exhibition, 2019 by Tamara Becerra Valdez

February 13, 2019

Gallery 400 exhibit explores effects of climate insecurity across the planet

Exhibit is made up of seven field projects around the world and their communities

Climate Action Implementation Plan

April 21, 2018

Taking action to enhance sustainability

Plan outlines steps for implementing UIC Climate Commitments

A tall ship on Lake Michigan with lighthouse in the distance

November 3, 2017

New website features Lake Michigan stories, education and activism

Freshwater Lab project aims to inform, engage around water issues

Freshwater Lab logo

May 2, 2017

Summit to examine freshwater issues

‘Untrouble the Waters’ begins May 10

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