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SUST Major Allison Breeding Studies Agroecology this Summer in Southern IL

This guest post is from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Allison Breeding, who was awarded a National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) fellowship this summer at Southern IL University. This is the first installment of weekly blogs this … Continue reading

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Summer NSF Fellowships: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

SUST majors who have had some biology/environmental science classes are in a good position to apply for a Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) summer fellowships, offered through generous funding by the National Science Foundation. These fellowships are excellent opportunities to … Continue reading

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It’s Earth Week at Roosevelt University

Today marks the start of Earth Week/Bike2Campus Week at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Schaumburg. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get involved in the many events and gatherings happening on campus! Bike to School and Work Students, faculty, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Week at Roosevelt University, April 21-25

Monday, April 21st – Friday, April 24th marks Earth Week/Bike2Campus Week at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Schaumburg! All week students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get involved in many events! On the 14th floor of Wabash, all week … Continue reading

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Summer NSF Fellowships: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

SUST majors who have had some biology/environmental science classes are in a good position to apply for a Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) summer fellowships, offered through generous funding by the National Science Foundation. These fellowships are excellent opportunities to … Continue reading

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Sustainability Studies at RU in 2013: The Year in Review

2013 was a productive and exciting year in the Sustainability Studies undergraduate program at Roosevelt University, and we’re looking forward to a great 2014. This post celebrates 2013 with a brief rundown on student activities and accomplishments, faculty activities and … Continue reading

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December 2013 Graduating Class in Sustainability Studies Largest in Program’s History

Congratulations to our December 2013 Sustainability Studies graduates, who celebrated the completion of their undergraduate labors last Friday, December 13th, in the famed Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus. This diverse and talented group of 10 scholars represents the largest … Continue reading

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The Reality of Chasing the Myth: The Extinction of the Black Rhino

by Allison Mayes During my time at Roosevelt as a Sustainability Studies major I have had the opportunity to work with many great professors and learn alongside very dedicated classmates. It has always been exciting for me to learn about … Continue reading

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First-ever SUST Student Symposium a Great Success

Last Thursday, Oct. 17th, three students in Roosevelt’s SUST program shared their recent internship and research fellowship experiences in the first-ever SUST Student Symposium in RU’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building. More than 20 students, faculty, and staff attended and ask great … Continue reading

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SUST Students Share Internship/Research Experiences on Oct 17 at RU in Chicago

Please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon symposium this Thursday, Oct. 17th, from 4-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room 1016). Three students in Roosevelt’s … Continue reading

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