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NIU lighting lab
People are exposed daily to many different types of light. Although many are not consciously aware of the lights that surround them, the color and brightness of these lights affects them physiologically. Take a look around to consider the nearby sources of light. Is natural light filtering through a window? Is it sunny or overcast...
Melissa Lenczewski
Students pursuing careers in the environmental sciences will see those opportunities blossom, thanks to a recent summit of environmental educators who are building a network in northern Illinois. During the June 8 Regional Summit on Environmental Education, environmental educators from community colleges and even high schools learned what their students need to accomplish before enrolling...
Photo of a wind turbine
Helping students pursue their dreams can prove difficult, especially with the interdisciplinary nature of environmental education. NIU’s Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy (ESE Institute) is bringing together environmental educators, especially from two-year colleges, to build a northern Illinois environmental education network. The ESE Institute will host the Regional Summit on...
The third annual NIU Green Lens Environmental Film Festival has announced a call for judges. Applications will be accepted through Monday, March 11. The festival, which runs from Saturday, April 20, through Thursday, April 25, is intended to encourage community interest and involvement in environmental sustainable living. Professional and student filmmakers have been invited to...
In celebration of Earth Day, NIU will host the third annual Green Lens Environmental Film Festival from Saturday, April 20, through Thursday, April 25. Presented by the NIU Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy (ESE Institute), along with NIU Outreach, the six-day event is intended to encourage community interest and involvement...