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Green Campus and Community


What Does Sustainability Mean to Me at Illinois Wesleyan?

There are a wealth of opportunities to learn more about environmental issues and get involved in environmental activism on the IWU campus and in the Bloomington-Normal community. The IWU Environmental Studies Program frequently sponsors talks and hands on events on a variety of topics (see Events). Check out some of these additional links!

Latest Sustainability Report

 For more information:

  • Sierra Student Coalition -  IWU's highly active, completely student run "green group" focused on environmental advocacy.
  • IWU Peace Garden - a student-led campus garden to help provide for the local community, teach principles of land stewardship, and engage students. 
  • GREENetwork - IWU's committee on sustainability, open to faculty, staff, administrators and students.
  • Community Action - information on environmental organizations in Central Illinois including volunteer and internship opportunities.
  • The Talloires Declaration - an action plan for incorporating sustainability into all aspects of the University (signed by IWU in 2007).


Abigail Jahiel - Professor of Environmental and International Studies

Department - Environmental Studies