About Pages Welcome Welcome to the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Learn more about our mission and values. Land Acknowledgement The University of Illinois at Chicago rests on the land of multiple native nations. Commitment to JEDI Department policies and initiatives focus on improving justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the geosciences. News Learn more about what has been going on in the department. Highlights include news about faculty and students. Contact Us Reach out via email or feel free to stop by the department. We look forward to hearing from you.