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Take a Walk on the Wild Side this Summer in SUST 390 Sustainable Chicago!

This summer, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University will offer a SUST 390 Special Topics course, “Sustainable Chicago,” that features a variety of exciting field trips and hands-on learning experiences. Taught by Adjunct Professor Vicki Gerberich in an innovative … Continue reading

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Register Now for Fall 2014 SUST Courses at Roosevelt!

Registration is ongoing for Fall 2014 classes in Sustainability Studies — and summer, too! Our fall line-up of courses features a mix of campus and online offerings, and this early in the registration period there are still plenty of seats … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Fall 2014 SUST Courses at RU

Hey, RU students! It’s time to register for Fall 2014 classes in Sustainability Studies. Our fall line-up of courses features a mix of campus and online offerings, and this early in the registration period there are still plenty of seats … Continue reading

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Register for Summer 2014 SUST Courses at RU

Hey, RU students! Register now for Summer and Fall 2014 classes in Sustainability Studies! Featured summer term courses include SUST 210 Sustainable Future (online) with Prof. Carla Jones and SUST 390 Sustainable Chicago (Chicago/Schaumburg) with Prof. Vicki Gerberich. The latter … Continue reading

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SUST Major Colleen Dennis Reports on Her Spring Internship at the Field Museum

This guest post is from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Colleen Dennis, who is working as a student intern in the botany division of the science department at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. This is the first … Continue reading

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Study Biodiversity and Sprawl this Spring 2014 at RU

Sustainability Studies courses for this Spring 2014 semester at Roosevelt start next Monday, Jan. 27th. Some courses are full, but a few still have spots left — so if you’re a new or continuing student at RU, contact your advisor … Continue reading

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Register Now for SUST Courses this Spring at RU!

There’s still a little over a week left to register for most Sustainability Studies courses this Spring 2014 semester at Roosevelt. Some courses are full, but a several still have spots left — so if you’re a new or continuing … 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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The CCGT’s “Green Tech U” Winter/Spring 2014 Session starts Jan 11

This winter, the Chicago Center for Green Technology at 445 N. Sacramento Ave. on the Near West Side offers a wide selection of workshops and lectures related to urban sustainability issues and practices through its Green Tech U program. For … Continue reading

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RU Reforesting Raising Funds for 2014 Conservation Expedition to Tanzania

RU Reforesting is a group of Roosevelt students who need your help in their upcoming effort to improve environmental conditions in eastern Africa. You can help them fund-raise without paying a penny! Students in Dr. Norbert Cordiero’s BIO 369 Conservation … Continue reading

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