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Help RU Grow Greener in 2016-17!

For RU students gearing up and getting ready for the 2016-17 academic year, there are many golden opportunities on campus to contribute to RU’s sustainability efforts and help our university grow greener. Here are just a few of interest: The … Continue reading

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Register @RooseveltU for Fall 2016 Classes

Spots are still open in great classes for the Fall 2016 semester at Roosevelt. If you’re an RU student, (1) look over the fall schedule using this coursefinder, (2) check your remaining course requirements, and (3) email or call your assigned academic … Continue reading

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WB Rooftop Garden: 2016 Season Update

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
We, the Wabash Rooftop Gardeners, are pleased to report that despite an admittedly late start to our 2016 growing season, our plants are healthy, robust, and productive. This summer’s crops consist of a wide…

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Sustainability and Science at the 2016 SENCER Summer Institute

This past week, Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus and the Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences hosted the 2016 SENCER Summer Institute — an annual gathering of educators devoted to exploring and sharing ways to make science, math, and STEM-related courses … Continue reading

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What Role Will Climate Change Concerns Play in the 2016 Election?

Earlier this week, NY Times science/environmental journalist and @DotEarth blogger Andrew Revkin posted findings from a recent poll of US voters about their level of concern about global warming. The results are not inspiring or encouraging, as the vast majority … Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s Wabash Rooftop Garden 2016 Season Underway at the Chicago Campus

The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus is ready and raring to go! All of the garden’s vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of which will be donated to the Wabash Dining Center. The … Continue reading

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Busy as Bees in the Wabash Rooftop Garden

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden is ready and raring to go! (Photo: T. Mucci, 2016) As of last week all of our vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of…

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