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Eastern Steller Sea Lions No Longer Classified as Threatened

It has been nearly 19 years since the last time the NOAA removed an animal from their long list of threatened marine life. However, last week it was announced that the Eastern Steller sea lion would be taken off the … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Bioneers 2013 Conference at RU Starts this Friday — Register Today!

The Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt is proud to be a co-sponsor of the upcoming Great Lakes Bioneers Conference this weekend, Nov. 1-3, hosted at RU’s Chicago Campus. Today (Wednesday) is the last day for online registration. You can register … Continue reading

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RU’s Wabash Building Earns Another Honor for Sustainability

On Oct. 25th, the Roosevelt University’s Wabash vertical campus building received an Honor Award for Sustainability from the American Institute of Architects at 2013 Designight. Described as the “premier architecture and urban design awards program” by William Leddy, the award … Continue reading

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First-ever SUST Student Symposium a Great Success

Last Thursday, Oct. 17th, three students in Roosevelt’s SUST program shared their recent internship and research fellowship experiences in the first-ever SUST Student Symposium in RU’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building. More than 20 students, faculty, and staff attended and ask great … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Hosts Great Lakes Bioneers 2013 Conference Next Weekend

The Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt is proud to be a co-sponsor of the upcoming Great Lakes Bioneers conference next weekend, Nov. 1-3, hosted at RU’s Chicago Campus. For three exciting days, participants will have the opportunity to join international, … Continue reading

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SUST Students Contribute to Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future Blog Project this Fall

This Fall 2013 semester at Roosevelt, students in Prof. Mike Bryson’s SUST 210 Sustainable Future (online) and SUST 240 Waste (Schaumburg) classes will be making significant contributions to the Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future online project. These undergraduate students will be contributing … Continue reading

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Google Green Supports a New Renewable Energy Project

Google Green continues to invest and promote Renewable Enegery projects. The newest investment involves the Mount Signal Solar project out in California. Having invested $103 million into the project, the developers of the solar farm, Solar Ridge Power, are very … Continue reading

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Andrea Vollf Hosts Sustainable Holiday Decor Workshop

Interior designer, LEED consultant, and writer Andrea Vollf of VK Sustainable Concepts, will be hosting a free class on how to make holiday gifts for friends and loved ones using recycled materials. The class is Saturday, October 19th at the … Continue reading

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This Thursday: an Evening of Science, Art, and Inquiry with the Makers of “Microcosm”

This past spring SUST faculty member Michele Hoffman Trotter (pictured at right) began a journey into documentary film-making in partnership with Annie Crawley and Dive Into Your Imagination. Their upcoming film Microcosm will take viewers on a ninety-minute journey into … Continue reading

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SUST Students Share Internship/Research Experiences on Oct 17 at RU in Chicago

Please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon symposium this Thursday, Oct. 17th, from 4-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room 1016). Three students in Roosevelt’s … Continue reading

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