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Scholarships Still Available to Attend the 2018 Greenbuild Expo this November in Chicago

According to the US Green Building Council, the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo scheduled for November 14-16 in Chicago at McCormick Place is the face to face experience for sustainability in the built environment. It’s for professionals in architecture, construction, … Continue reading

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Pruitt Is Gone, but the EPA Must Return to Its Mission of Protecting the Environment

by Mike Bryson, SUST Blog Editor The blockbuster national news of this week is the long-overdue resignation of the scandal-ridden Scott Pruitt from the US Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, July 5th, as reported by the NY Times, Inside Climate … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Urban Monarch Project this Summer

The Village of Schaumburg recently partnered with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to assist the Field Museum with their Urban Monarch Project. We are looking for volunteer Urban Monarch Technicians to monitor monarch butterfly habitat at selected sites in Schaumburg. … Continue reading

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Build a Sustainable Future: Register for SUST 210 Online this Summer @RooseveltU

Hey, Roosevelt students! Looking for a great summer course opportunity that won’t mess up your work schedule and/or vacation plans? How about learning how to save the earth while earning credits toward graduation? All this is possible with our fully … Continue reading

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Tour Wastewater Treatment Plants this Saturday with the MWRD

The general public is welcome to tour any of the six wastewater treatment plants within the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago this Saturday, May 19th, 2018, from 9am-noon, as part of Infrastructure Week. For more info, see … Continue reading

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Enroll in RU’s Social Justice Summer Institute, May 29-June 4

Hey, Roosevelt students! If you are interested in a one-of-a-kind experiential learning summer course, please consider this one-week course (pdf) that addresses the school to prison pipeline. Please reach out to Dr. Heather Dalmage for more information: hdalmage@roosevelt.edu or 312.341.3692

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Register Now for Summer & Fall SUST Classes @RooseveltU!

Advising and registration are ongoing for the Summer and Fall 2018 semesters at Roosevelt. Wait no longer! (It’s still Earth Month, after all.) Sign up now to get the classes you want. Spaces are still available in our SUST courses. If … Continue reading

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