Category Archives: field trips

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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Learn about the Earliest Chicagoans at the Chicago Portage on March 29

Chicago Portage Lecture March 29th 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Friends of the Chicago Portage would like to announce the 3rd in their series of 5 free public presentations in their “Earliest Chicagoans”series for 2014. Please join Friends Founder … 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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Free Public Nature Walk At Chicago’s “Plymouth Rock”

The Friends of the Chicago Portage will conduct a special free public “Nature Walk” at the Chicago Portage National Historic Site Saturday, September 21st from 10AM to noon. Naturalist and master interpreter John Elliot will show the site’s native plants … Continue reading

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SUST 220 Water (Fall 2013 Course Preview)

This Fall 2013 semester the SUST program is offering SUST 220 Water, one of the core 200-level courses in the Sustainability Studies curriculum, in a special hybrid format at the Chicago Campus. Taught by Mike Bryson, Associate Professor and SUST … Continue reading

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Notes from the Field: Fruit Bat Ecology and Forest Conservation in Tanzania

This guest post is from Roosevelt University senior Sustainability Studies major and Environmental Science minor Nicole Burns, who went to Tanzania this May as a part of RU biology professor Norbert Cordeiro’s Conservation Biology Africa 369 class. Here Nicole reports … Continue reading

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RU Reforesting Plans Conservation Work in Tanzania this May

This guest post is from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major and Environmental Science minor Nicole Burns. Kudos to this student-faculty effort at combining environmental science education with international forest/biodiversity conservation. I am in RU biology professor Norbert Cordeiro’s Conservation Biology … Continue reading

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SUST 220: Water (Course Preview)

This spring semester the SUST program is offering SUST 220 Water, one of the core 200-level courses in the Sustainability Studies curriculum, in a special hybrid format at the Schaumburg Campus. Taught by Mike Bryson, Associate Professor and SUST Program … Continue reading

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