Earth Week Continues at RU in Chicago and Schaumburg!

Don’t Miss these Great Earth Week Events at RU!
Chicago Campus / Schaumburg Campus

Derrick JensenThursday, 4/18 (Chicago)

Screening of End:Civ, followed by Skype presentation/Q & A with acclaimed environmental activist and author, Derrick Jensen (right) — WB Rm 612, 5 pm

Friday, 4/19 (Chicago)

Explore connections between sustainability and scientific research at the “Sustainable Science”: Science and Math Student Symposium, hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences — WB 10th Floor, 9:30am-4pm (more details here along with registration info through Eventbrite)

RUrbanPioneersSaturday, 4/20 (Schaumburg)

  • Soil Service Day at the Schaumburg Campus Community Garden: expansion of garden plots and application of composted soil — 9am to 12:30pm, also on 4/27; bring your own tools and gloves if you can
  • Talk on Soil Health by Plantsman John Eskandari — Sch Campus Community Garden, 9am
  • RU Open House at Schaumburg Campus — 9:30am-12:30pm throughout the building
  • Spring Fling Student-run and Family-friendly Carnival at Schaumburg Campus — 11am-5pm

Monday, 4/22 (Chicago)

  • Spring Planting at the Wabash Building’s Rooftop FarmWB 5th floor Fitness Center, 2-4pm
  • Free food from Soul Vegan, Information from Mercy For Animals, and Vegan Cooking Demonstrations by The Cultured Vegan throughout the afternoon, all in the Dining Center — WB 2nd floor)
  • Keynote Address by Keymah Durden of The Rid-All Green Partnership Urban Agriculture and Youth Education Program of Cleveland, OH — AUD Congress Lounge, 6:30 pm
  • Eco Hip-Hop Concert Feat: Earth Amplified and Prime Meridian — directly following keynote address in AUD Congress Lounge

Saturday, 4/27 (Schaumburg)

Soil Service Day II at the Schaumburg Campus Community Garden: expansion of garden plots and application of composted soil — 9am to 12:30pm; bring your own tools and gloves if you can

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