Loyola University Chicago

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Annie Hughes
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312.915.6324
ahughes1@luc.edu

Loyola Hosts Biodiesel Public Forum
Interactive Event Showcases Course Devoted to Recycling Waste Vegetable Oil into Biodiesel Fuel

What:
This fall, Loyola University Chicago introduced a new interdisciplinary course, Solutions to Environmental Problems (STEP): Biodiesel. In this hands-on experiential learning course, students have focused on converting waste vegetable oil from Loyola’s dining services into biodiesel fuel for use in University vehicles and maintenance equipment. This biodiesel forum will be an interactive event that highlights the students’ semester-long work and showcases the range of projects related to biodiesel production on Loyola’s campus.

What you’ll experience at the forum:

If you are unable to make it to the forum, we would be more than happy to schedule a time for you to personally view a test run of the students’ biodiesel fuel.

When:
Thursday, December 6, 2007
3:00-4:30 p.m.

Where:
Crown Center Auditorium
Loyola University Chicago Lake Shore Campus
Chicago, IL

Why:
The biodiesel forum will showcase one of the many groundbreaking projects of Loyola’s Sustainability Initiative, which was created to establish Loyola University Chicago as a green campus, and to encourage the incorporation of sustainable practices into the University’s day-to-day operations.

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