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Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date Jan. 17, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Loyola University Chicago
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter Yes
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability Yes
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed No
A sustainability walking map or tour Yes
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians Yes
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience Yes
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat Yes
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

The central sustainability website includes information on the office of sustainability, what Loyola is doing related to sustainability and what members of the Loyola community can do to be more sustainable.


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A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

There is a monthly newsletter on sustainability stories from across the University along the categories of Campus, Culture and Curriculum. In order to archive these issues, we started a blog post with the included URL.


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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

Loyola utilizes Facebook and Twitter.


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A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

Endeavors is a publication from the Office of Research Services that provides research highlights. The Office of Sustainability works with Research Services to highlight sustainability research in each edition.


The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

On buildings that have green features (Information Commons, Quinlan Life Science Building, Baumhart Hall) there is signage describing energy and water saving technologies.


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A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

There is signage in each dining hall and online.


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A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

There is a script of sustainability features used by admissions and student development as well as an online interactive map.


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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

The guide 'Ramble Around' is used to support alternative commuting by students, staff and faculty. There is also information on our transportation website encouraging alternative transportation options for Loyola: http://luc.edu/campustransportation/generalinformation/alternativetransportation/


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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

ChainLinks and Campus Transportation both provide helpful resources.


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A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

Residence Life is very active in supporting sustainable living for the 3,800 residential students at Loyola. They provide resources before the year starts as well as information through Residence Council, Residence Assistants and Directors throughout the year.


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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

Each year a student is identified in the student newspaper 'The Phoenix' to cover sustainability stories.


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

The Office of Sustainability produces a number of communications pieces including an annual scorecard/dashboard.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (2nd material):

The Office of Sustainability produces posters and flyers year round for specific events.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (3rd material):

The Office of Sustainability supports student projects and student groups as they share sustainability messages with the larger community. Examples of these are spread across the 'What Loyola is Doing' section of the website.


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