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Loyola shows NU students how to go green or go home

by Renee Wellman; photos by Hope Hellmann

Wild Roots and SEED organized a trip of 15 students to visit Loyola’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability. The facility, which opened in 2013, contains classrooms and labs, a biodiesel production facility, a greenhouse, and a cafe focused on sustainability, among other features. Thirty faculty members support a wide variety of academic programs relating to environmental sustainability, including bachelor’s degrees in environmental policy, conservation and restoration ecology, and food systems and sustainable agriculture.

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