Purchasing food at a grocery store is a bit of a mystery. Shoppers rarely, if ever, know where and how the food was grown, the farmer who grew it or where their money is going after it leaves their wallet.
After years of debate and study, horizontal hydraulic fracturing, the controversial oil and natural gas drilling method more commonly known as fracking, is expected to begin in southern Illinois this year.
Summer Institute of the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.
Community members Upcycle Treasures
Professors Kendall Thu & Melissa Lenczewski testing the water
Professor David Murphy writes on Fossil fuels: Peak oil is affecting the economy already
Environmental Studies announced as make-a-difference major
Sen. Dick Durbin shares his insights and opinions on environmental issues with NIU students
NIU Going Green
NIU Document Services Implements Green Practices
Directions in Graduate Research
Students Lining Up for 'Green' Programs
Dr. Diana Swanson volunteered at the Jane Adeny Memorial School for girls for three weeks in July 2011 and is available to give presentations to classes and organizations.
Dr. Reed Scherer received one of the three 2012 NIU Board of Trustees Professorship awards.
Dr. Cliff Mirman and Dr. Kendall Thu named 2011 Presidential Engagement Professor.
Dr. Giovanni Bennardo earns a National Science Foundation grant to lead a conference/workshop at NIU: Cultural Models of Nature and the Environment: Space, Self, and Causality. Department of Anthropology
Dr. Rich King honored by US Fish and Wildlife Service
NIU anthropologist Kendall Thu pens chapter for award-winning book on feeding operations