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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Cynthia Klein-Banai
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Illinois at Chicago
Tier2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Cynthia Klein-Banai
Associate Chancellor for Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the student group:

There are at least three active student organizations that are focused on improving UIC's sustainability. In addition, there are more groups that explore environmental and sustainability themes to improve UIC and student's awareness of the problems.

One student organization in particular is the the Green Youth Revolution(GYR). GYR is a grassroots student organization that revolves around expanding environmental awareness, responsibility and stewardship at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the community. The movement is centered on ecology, health, human rights, social and environmental justice. GYR not only seeks to educate, involve and heighten awareness in the cause for environmental conservation, but to encourage lifelong social action and volunteerism. In doing so, they work to make positive environmental changes at UIC and on a local, state and national level.


The website URL where information about the student group is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.