Thirsty World Freshwater supplies are increasingly precarious on a hotter, crowded planet … Safe to Drink? by MARK HEALY Six months after Hurricane Maria struck, a team of Illinois students visited a rural community in Puerto Rico still reeling from the devastating storm’s effects. Read More A Clear Message by TAYLOR JENNINGS An Illinois global studies major discovers there’s more to solving water problems in the developing world than clever engineering. Serious people skills are required … Read More Waste Not… Thinking in Circles No longer willing to act as the world’s garbage dump, China has turned the economics of trash upside down. For Laura Schultz, a circular economy might be the only answer to this global crisis. Read More Franken-Foam On a summer’s night in Arkansas, Jenna Kurtzweil little expects that dinner with her eccentric uncle will offer a chemistry lesson in takeout technology. Read More Living World Mallory Shaw revisits an Illinois locale of her childhood, where cornfields and tractors have been replaced by sparkling ponds and teeming bird life … Read More. For one avid Wisconsin angler, ecosystem management is best left to the experts. Clarissa Ihssen explores the Northwoods in her home state … Read More. @Illinois Let’s Talk About Stuff Katie Watson talks to researchers at Illinois hoping to mitigate global warming through a novel carbon sink … Read More. Zack Fishman, pen collector, investigates the environmental impact of his favorite writing tool. It’s not pretty … Read More.