Category Archives: publications

Biodiversity in the News: New Species of Hero Shrew Is All the Rage

This announcement from the Field Museum of Natural History’s weekly Science and Education News bulletin (20 March 2014) notes the work of RU science/sustainability professor and FMNH adjunct curator, Julian Kerbis Peterhans, an expert in small mammal taxonomy, ecology, and … Continue reading

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Robert Perlman Discusses Evolution and Medicine Tomorrow at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park

This Thursday, Feb. 20th, at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, author Robert Perlman will discuss his new book from the Univ. of Chicago Press, Evolution and Medicine, which provides an accessible introduction to the … Continue reading

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Robert Perlman Discusses Evolution and Medicine at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore on Feb. 20

On Thursday, Feb. 20th, at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, author Robert Perlman will discuss his new book from the Univ. of Chicago Press, Evolution and Medicine, which provides an accessible introduction to the … 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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Second Annual Forest Preserve of Cook County Photo Contest!

For those who have an eye for photography and want to have their work published, this is a great opportunity to show off your abilities. Until September 15th the FPDCC is taking submissions for their annual photo contest and the winner … Continue reading

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Sustainability Studies Professor Brad Hunt Publishes New Book, “Planning Chicago”

Sustainability Studies faculty member D. Bradford Hunt has just published a new book entitled Planning Chicago, co-authored with Jon B. DeVries, head of Roosevelt’s Real Estate Program, and published by the American Planning Association. Planning Chicago traces the work of … Continue reading

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“Fast Food Nation” author Eric Schlosser to speak tomorrow on Food Justice at UIC (Apr 4)

The UIC Institute for the Humanities is excited to announce a public lecture by Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, tomorrow, April 4, 2013 at 5 PM in 750 South Halsted, University of Illinois at Chicago. Schlosser will address … Continue reading

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“Fast Food Nation” author Eric Schlosser to speak on Food Justice at UIC (Apr 4)

The UIC Institute for the Humanities is excited to announce a public lecture by Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 5 PM in 750 South Halsted, University of Illinois at Chicago. Schlosser will … Continue reading

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The Nature of Cities: A Blog about Urban Ecology

We recently came across a most interesting blog, The Nature of Cities, which features in-depth essays on almost every conceivable dimension of urban ecology — from green infrastructure to urban wildlife to water to transportation systems to energy consumption to … Continue reading

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Dick Lanyon Discusses the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Lyons Saturday at 1pm

This coming Saturday at 1pm, author and former head engineer of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Dick Lanyon discusses the construction of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal at the Village of Lyons Community Center (4200 S. Lawndale Avenue in … Continue reading

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