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Spring 2020 Course Preview for SUST 370 – Mapping for Sustainability

The Sustainability Studies program will offer innovative course entitled “Mapping for Sustainability” this coming Spring 2020 semester at Roosevelt U. This hands-on course utilizes Geographic Information Science (GIS )software, which allows us to visualize data, ask questions, and conduct analysis … Continue reading

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Volunteering as a Bridge to a Lost World

By Christine Rado for SUST 350 When I was a kid, we didn’t volunteer. We weren’t necessarily “poor,” per se, but we weren’t exactly middle class either. We did struggle, as did many families ran by a single mother. Therefore, … Continue reading

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RU Students, Faculty, & Staff: Compete in the 2019 Campus EcoChallenge!

So, who says sustainability advocates here at Roosevelt aren’t competitive? Sustainability at Roosevelt has been an on-going movement to promote a healthier way of living for both ourselves and our environment. Student, faculty, and staff involvement and passionate dedication are … Continue reading

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SOC Alum Gina Ramirez Speaks on Environmental Justice in Chicago @RU on 10/8

The Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation is hosting a talk by Gina Ramirez (MA Sociology ‘14), winner of the 2019 Matthew Freeman Social Justice Alumni Award, on Tuesday, October 8 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Room … Continue reading

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Join the Campus EcoChallenge this October @RooseveltU!

Sustainability at Roosevelt has been an on-going movement to promote a healthier way of living for both ourselves and our environment. Student involvement is one of the many reasons campus sustainability has improved and each year the opportunities continue to … Continue reading

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Chicago Youth Climate Strike this Friday 9/20/19 in Grant Park

Join members of RU Green, the Math Club, and others in an all-ages Chicago Youth Climate Strike march in Grant Park in downtown Chicago this Friday 9/20/19 in solidarity with climate strike marchers all over the world. Options for meeting: … Continue reading

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Research & Inquiry Orientation Day @RooseveltU this Friday 8/30

RU students: interested in research? Come learn more about how to get involved with research at Roosevelt at the Research & Inquiry Orientation Day this Friday from 10am-4pm in the AUD Library at the Chicago Campus. Drop-in sessions from different … Continue reading

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