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RU’s Student Leadership Summit Planned for Oct. 23-25

Roosevelt’s Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is accepting applications for its annual Student Leadership Summit which takes place Oct. 23 – 25 at Camp Tecumseh in Indiana. Students who exhibit leadership skills or want to learn more about becoming a leader on … Continue reading

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Chicago Idealist Grad School Fair at UIC on Oct. 5th

Students and alumni of the Sustainability Studies Program and of RU in general: check out the Idealist Grad School Fair scheduled for 5-8pm on Oct. 5th at UIC.  Here you can: Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs … Continue reading

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The Pope as Environmental Advocate

Editor’s Note: As the Pope gets ready this morning to address the US Congress in Washington DC, it’s worth noting that his public statements and official writings on climate change and the human relation to nature have created an unprecedented … Continue reading

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In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life: Music and Spoken Word Performance in Rockford IL, Sept. 28th

“In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life” Monday, September 28th, 2015, 7:00pm Rockford Theater 323 Park Avenue Rockford, IL 61101 Sponsored by Severson Dells Nature Center Call 815-­335-­2915 for reservations Free and open to the public! Author/Philosopher Kathleen Dean … Continue reading

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88th Annual Water & Environment Conference in Chicago Sept. 26-30

Roosevelt students and faculty are invited to attend the 88th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, or WEFTEC 2015®, the largest conference of its kind, from September 26th to 30th at McCormick Place South, Chicago IL. WEFTEC attracts approximately 20,000 … Continue reading

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Water, Sustainability, & the City: A Public Lecture by RU Alumnus Damon Williams on Sept 29th

Roosevelt University’s Chicago Campus will host a public lecture by alumnus Damon Williams (BS, ’69 physics) on Tuesday, September 29 at 4 p.m. in the Wabash Building, Room 616. Though Chicago is located on Lake Michigan and thus has an excellent … Continue reading

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Chicago Joins Compact of Mayors Agreement in Summer of 2015

On August 24th, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago joined the Compact of Mayors, a global coalition of mayors and city officials that have pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, track progress, and enhance resilience to climate change. Also on … Continue reading

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