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Register Now for SUST 361 Urban Ecology this Summer!

Now that the Spring 2020 semester is finished, it’s a great time to set yourself up for a summer class @RooseveltU. The Sustainability Studies program will offer an innovative and exciting fully-online course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. … Continue reading

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A Message on Earth Day 4/22/2020

The students and faculty of the Sustainability Studies Program here at Roosevelt wish everyone peace and good health today, 4/22/20, which marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. As all of us deal with the stresses, challenges, and sorrows of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Week 2020 with RU Green Student Org

From Sophio Gallo, VP of the Roosevelt University sustainability club, RU Green (@RUGreenClub on Instagram): We hope everyone is holding up well. Earth Week is here and we have an exciting list of activities RU Green will be doing! Above … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Course Preview for SUST 361 Urban Ecology

For coming summer semester (2020) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an innovative fully-online course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. Graham Pickren. A unique experiential learning course, SUST 361 introduces students to the research methods and practices of … Continue reading

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Meet Our SUST Student Associates for Spring 2020

This spring 2020 semester, we’re lucky to have three SUST Student Associates working on behalf advancing sustainability on (and off) campus here at Roosevelt University. While the Covid-19 pandemic and hiatus of on-campus classes and activities has put many of … Continue reading

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IL Governor Issues “Stay-at-Home” Mandate / RU Updates

Roosevelt University has posted a Coronavirus (Covid-19) Emergence Response website to provide the university community with up-to-date information about this rapidly changing situation. Please check it frequently for new information on classes and campus operations. RU students should check their … Continue reading

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All @RooseveltU Classes Postponed Until 3/23

Roosevelt University has posted a Coronavirus (Covid-19) Emergence Response website to provide the university community with up-to-date information about this rapidly changing situation. Please check it frequently for new information on classes and campus operations. RU students should check their … Continue reading

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RU Environmental Sustainability Committee Meets Today 3/3 @11am

The Environmental Sustainability Committee will be holding our first meeting of the spring semester today, March 3rd from 11am-12pm in Wabash 427 at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus. These meetings are open to all interested faculty, students, staff, administrators, and alumni. We’ll … Continue reading

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SUST Alumni Update from Margaret Allen (BA ’19)

One of the best things about teaching in RU’s Sustainability Studies program is hearing about our alumni successes in graduate school, professional internships, employment, travel, and/or community service. This Spring 2020 semester we aim to profile our alumni every few … Continue reading

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Wave Film Fest @ Columbia College on Sat 2/29

RU students, staff, faculty, and alumni — check out this cool (and free!) one-day film festival on all things oceanic! Scheduled for Sat 2/29 @Columbia College, just down the street from RU, the event will feature one of our own … Continue reading

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