EAF seeking new student members for Spring 2015

The Environment, Agriculture and Food (EAF) working group is looking for student members starting on or near March 1 and continuing through the end of Spring Quarter. Students will contribute research to EAF’s Sustainable Chicago Sports Project, in partnership with the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, City of Chicago and several of Chicago’s professional sports facilities and teams. Students will engage in research, data collection and analysis and a social media fan engagement campaign in advance of participation at the Annual Summit of the Green Sports Alliance in June 2015.  The positions are open to all years and all majors. Familiarity with environmental issues and policies, as well as sports is helpful. Students participating in the EAF group are eligible to enroll in ENST 29701 for credit in the Spring Quarter.

For more on EAF, visit http://eaf.uchicago.edu

For more on the Sustainable Chicago Sports Project, please visit http://greenchisports.uchicago.edu

Please send a statement of interest and resume to sabina@uchicago.edu

EAF at the Green Sports Alliance Summit

EAF Director Sabina Shaikh will be joining partners from the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, City of Chicago, Soldier Field and others at the Green Sports Alliance this Summer in Chicago to talk about the Sustainable Chicago Sports Project!

EAF Offers New Practicum For Autumn And Winter Quarters

EAF coordinator, Sabina Shaikh will be teaching a two-quarter practicum in the upcoming academic year during the Autumn and Winter quarters. The course is intended for Environmental Studies and Public Policy majors and minors and will acquaint students with real-world policy-making questions as well as satisfy the policy studies practicum requirement.

See the description below for more details about the course listing and for examples of EAF’s past work as part of the Green Restaurant Research Team.

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