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Summer Features of EAF’s New Members: Claire Costelloe

This summer, I worked as a Metcalf intern for the Delta Institute. The Delta Institute is a Chicago-based nonprofit that creates economically and environmentally sustainable tools to build healthy, resilient communities in the Great Lakes region. It has an extensive...

Summer Features of EAF’s New Members: Ally Muszynski

This summer, I was fortunate enough to work with EAF director, Dr. Sabina Shaikh, to research water usage on campuses and ways to employ behavioral research to mitigate the overuse of water at the University of Chicago. The research I have compiled from numerous...

Summer Features of EAF’s New Members: Dino Vivanco

I could not be more pleased with the way my summer has gone thus far. Currently, I am finishing up the last week of my internship before I head back home and travel with friends. As a recipient of the University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering Metcalf...

Summer Features of EAF’s New Members: Caitlin Piccirillo-Stosser

This summer, I was lucky enough to return for a second year to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Regeneron), where I am working in the business operations department of the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) at the company’s Tarrytown, New York headquarters. The RGC is...

UChicago’s New Environmental and Urban Studies Major!

Did you know that the Environmental Studies major was recently restructured to become the Environmental and Urban Studies major? This new major will reflect students' growing interest in urban and environmental issues. Learn more about the new major...

Zero Waste Athletics

Please join the students of the Practicum in Environmental Management course for a presentation of their research on campus waste management related to athletics events. The students will make preliminary recommendations for the Zero-Waste Athletics event to be held...

Professor Sabina Shaikh on WPKN Radio: Living the Green Life

EAF Director Sabina Shaikh speaks about the intersection of sports and economics with WPKN Radio hosts Lindsay Tolland and Sarah Jane Compton. What are major sports organizations doing to increase their sustainability efforts? How can individuals interested in sports...

Green Champs – The Great Lakes World Series

By Andrea Clinton October means a lot of things – apple picking, cooler weather, and perhaps most importantly, the World Series. With two Great Lakes cities in the spotlight, I thought it would be interesting to see how they compare when it comes to sustainability –...

Why are Green Sports Important?

By: Claire Costelloe My earliest memories of athletics are sitting outside with my dad on Saturday afternoons, listening to the Chicago Cubs play (and usually lose) on his 1981 AM/FM radio. Flash-forward 15 years, one failed attempt to play tennis, and several hundred...

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