Reimagine our Future

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 competition! Thank you to all 243 entrants from the 10 participating higher education institutions.

Guided by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

How will you Reimagine Our Future?

Watch the video below to learn more

Organizing Team


Leon Liebenberg (Teaching Professor, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, UIUC)
Warren Lavey (Adjunct Professor, School of Earth, Society & Environment and College of Law, UIUC)
Robert McKim (Emeritus Professor, Department of Religion, UIUC)
Codie Sterner (Coordinator of Student Sustainability, UIUC)

Student Assistants

Allie Cruz (Environmental Economics and Policy; Student Sustainability Committee) 
Allie Garlin (Economics and Advertising)
Wondrous Jenkins (Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship; Student Sustainability Committee)
Erin Kelley (Economics and Business)

With the partnership of a team of staff and faculty members, the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) of the UIUC allocates $1.5 million annually toward the development and seed funding of projects that have an environmental impact on the university community. By providing consultation, thought leadership, and funding, the SSC empowers Illinois students, staff, and faculty to be leaders in sustainability, environmental stewardship, and the paradigm shift of the future.

Still have questions?

For any questions pertaining to the competition, please post to the discussion board here. You may also use the discussion board to find teammates!

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