- RU Finals Week / Spring 2014 Registration
- Big US Companies Are Planning for a Carbon Tax behind the Scenes; When Will Congress Get on Board?
- Divvy Winter Biking Class
- SUST Prof and Fulbright Researcher Julian Kerbis Peterhans Reports Four New Mammal Species Discovered in Central Africa
- Pro-GMO Labeling Supports Prepare to Educate Voters in Colorado!
- climate change
- field trips
- green design
- green jobs
- parks and public land
- social justice
- Crestwood IL Officials Get Probation for Exposing Public to Contaminated Water for over Two Decades
- A Green River Will Get Greener. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
- Studying the Ecology of Trash in the Chicago River
- Reports Show that Despite Pledges to Go Green, Walmart is One of the Nation's Biggest Polluters
- How Safe Is Chicago's Drinking Water?
Monthly Archives: June 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued recommendations that meat producers stop using antibiotics to increase production and promote growth in animals bred for slaughter. The recommendation to cut back on the use of antimicrobial drugs comes amid rising … Continue reading
The threat of invasive species such as the Asian Carp is just one of the challenges facing the Chicago River in 2010. This waterway, utterly transformed by human engineering since the nineteenth century, serves millions of people as a conduit … Continue reading
After an investigation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a Kankakee real estate developer and two associates were charged with felony offenses under the Clean Air Act for alleged violations relating to the removal, handling and disposal of asbestos from … Continue reading
Today brings news of the first indication that the invasive Asian carp have made it into Lake Calumet. Illinois officials have recovered a Bighead carp from Lake Calumet between the O’Brien Lock and Lake Michigan, the first physical discovery of … Continue reading
In June, Professor Carl Zimring participated in “The Business of Waste: Past, Present, and Future” conference hosted by the Centre for Business History at the University of Glasgow. The workshop saw invited speakers from academia, industry, and municipal and national … Continue reading
Students in the first offering of SUST 210 had the opportunity to visit the Chicago Center for Green Technology this past spring. The Chicago Center for Green Technology offers an example of sustainable redesign in the urban environment. For decades, … Continue reading
Last month, Professor Mike Bryson wrote the cover article “Rediscover the Chicago River” for the magazine Mindful Metropolis. He calls the river “a once-natural waterway that humans have thoroughly transformed. Dredged, straightened, polluted and famous for having its flow reversed … Continue reading
Are you interested in completing your undergraduate degree? Come to Roosevelt University’s Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies Adult Fast Track Programs information session. Learn more about our Bachelor Studies and Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree Programs (including Sustainability … Continue reading
The introductory course in Sustainability Studies is SUST 210 Sustainable Future: Environment, Economy, Equity, which introduces students to the interdisciplinary concepts in the major. Themes of the course include (but are not limited to) climate change, pollution, food systems, waste … Continue reading
Hello, and welcome! This blog will contain information and news about Roosevelt University’s brand-new Sustainability Studies BA/BPS degree program, the first of its kind in the Chicago area. These Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees are designed … Continue reading