Northwestern’s ISEN integrates multidisciplinary lab space for sustainability solutions

By Emily Little Medill Reports Finding solutions to climate science takes multi-faceted collaboration from physicists, chemists, earth scientists and engineers in several different fields. The Institute for Sustainability and Energy, or ISEN, at Northwestern is tackling this immense task through such collaborations. The institute launched in 2013 as a way to provide space for different […]

Pilsen and Little Village neighborhoods have struggled against big industry for decades

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By Natalie Eilbert Medill Reports Lead and other heavy metals have laced everyday life in Pilsen and Little Village since the Industrial Revolution. Whether detected in the air at quadruple the national standard or enmeshed in the soil, countless missteps and degrees of negligence at the industry level have left these neighborhoods with a big, […]