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This event finished on 17 August 2022

 Ecology and Land Restoration
Connecting Science, Ethics, and Spirituality

We invite you to join us for on August 15, 16 and 17 for a free Zoom Event focusing on Ecology and Land Restoration. The daily seminars include 90-minutes of talks, discussion, and reflection on care for creation and the poor, inspired by Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical Laudato Sí. Each daily gathering runs from 9:30 am – 11:00 am. The seminars are sponsored by the Presentation Sisters and feature the ecology of the Presentation Heights restoration project.

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Sessions will be led by Loyola University Professors Dr. Nancy Tuchman and Dr. Michael Schuck, who specialize in sustainability and theology. Loyola’s campus has consistently ranked in the top 5% of greenest colleges in the nation, and its Climate Action Plan moves Loyola to carbon neutrality by 2025.

Dr. Nancy Tuchman

Dr. Tuchman is a Professor and Founding Dean of the School of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago.  She served as President of the Society for Freshwater Science in 2009, Associate Provost for Research 2004-08 where she developed the University’s Office of Sustainability and Vice Provost 2010-13 where she launched the School of Environmental Sustainability. Leading sustainability at Loyola earned her the Chicago Magazine Green Award in 2013, and Chicago EcoChampion in 2018. 

Dr. Michael Schuck

Dr. Schuck ‘s research and teaching focuses on Roman Catholic social thought, theological and philosophical ethics, environmental ethics and spirituality, and Indigenous studies. He has contributed many published articles for book chapters, journals, encyclopedia, including his books That They be One: Social Teaching of the Papal Encyclicals, 1740-1989 (Georgetown University Press, 1998) and Democracy, Culture and Catholicism, with John Crowley Buck (Fordham University Press, 2015).


Please join us for this event where attendees will listen, discuss, and reflect on the connections of Science, Ethics and Spirituality.

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