All environmental justice

Captivating minds and sparking inspiration at the University of Illinois Chicago's SparkTalks Nov. 16, 2023

December 5, 2023

Debut SparkTalks provides whirlwind tour of UIC discovery, impact 

Inaugural event featured talks from 36 faculty members from across campus

Courtesy of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative. State health department staff discuss example maps they've created at a GIS training capacity building session led by CEHI.

October 13, 2023

For researchers tackling inequities, maps are a powerful tool

Faculty across UIC use maps, data visualization in support of positive change

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

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

November 3, 2016

Studies examine racial bias in pollution, devaluation of black communities

Stereotypes apply to perceptions of physical spaces associated with African Americans