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REIMAGINING GEORGETOWN’S SUSTAINABLE FUTURE INCLUDES ‘DOING MORE GOOD’

During strategic planning sessions in advance of Earth Day, faculty, university community members, students, and sustainability experts explored ways to deepen alignment between Georgetown’s sustainability efforts, its core mission and Jesuit tradition, and Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si.

“The pope has asked Jesuit universities in particular to embody the teachings of Laudato Si,” said Eugenie Dieck, vice president of strategy at Georgetown. “So he’s looking to us and to other Jesuit universities to really think about how we incorporate the teachings into our living, into our teaching, into our research, into our work and into our outreach.”

Campion College Receives Sustainability Award for Lighting Retrofit Project

Campion College is among the recipients of the Education for Sustainable Development Recognition awards presented by the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) today in Nipawin, Saskatchewan.

The RCE Education for Sustainable Development recognition program applauds innovative ways in which organizations advance education for sustainable development in the prairie region. The award recognizes Campion College for its 2011 Lighting Retrofit Project.

Marquette University High School Rated Highest Performing High School in Wisconsin

Marquette University High School (MUHS) in Milwaukee was recently rated as the highest performing high school in the state of Wisconsin, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Institute of Law and Liberty.

The institute recently issued a new “apples to apples” report to compare the academic performance and test scores of Wisconsin schools across sectors (public, charter, private, and Choice). The study analyzed test scores of schools by making adjustments for demographic factors known to influence academic outcomes in order to provide a fair comparison of school results.

Loyola Marymount University Receives Award for Sustainability Efforts from the City of Los Angeles

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) was honorded by the city of Los Angeles with the first-ever Platinum recycLA Star Award for its sustainability efforts, including the university’s on-campus recycling center.

recycLA is the new recycling and waste collection program for commercial and large apartment buildings throughout Los Angeles.

Misión Panamazónica y Ecología Integral

Con la prontitud de María, acogimos la invitación de la CLAR y la REPAM, para participar del Encuentro de Congregaciones Religiosas con Proyectos en Perspectiva Panamazónica, en el que reflexionamos sobre “La misionariedad Panamazónica en la óptica de la ecología integral”. Somos noventa participantes de treinta congregaciones, religiosas, religiosos, laicos, laicas y padres diocesanos de los países de la Panamazonia, en Tabatinga (Brasil), región transfronteriza, de 20 a 24 de abril del 2018.

THEY PROPOSE TO LEAVE THE TRANSGENIC AND TO PROMOTE THE AGROECOLOGY IN NICARAGUA

In the National Forum: Transgenics a risk for agriculture in Nicaragua carried out at the UCA, some 250 producers in Nicaragua alerted the population about the risks of transgenic crops and how, through agroecological practices with creole seeds, it is assured not only food and nutrition security, but rather to reduce the adverse effects of climate change.