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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

Posted in biodiversity, ecology, events, faculty, research, Roosevelt, science, water

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

Posted in agriculture, events, food, planning, policy, presentations, research, Roosevelt, science, students

Fracking Threatens Pennsylvania Drinking Water

In recent environmental news, a study from Duke University has just been released explaining that river water in Western Pennsylvania has shown increased levels of radioactivity. One of the culprits of the increased radiation is fluids used from a natural … Continue reading

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Wild Wolf Saturday!

On Saturday, October 12th, 2013, Big Run Wolf Ranch is hosting a presentation to educate and give families the chance to get up close and personal with North American wildlife. Located in Lockport, Il, Big Run Wolf Ranch is a … Continue reading

Posted in activities, community, conservation, Illinois, parks and public land, wildlife

Microcosm: Enjoy an Evening of Science, Art, and Inquiry on Oct 17

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

Posted in biodiversity, ecology, events, faculty, research, Roosevelt, science, water

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

Please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University next week for a special afternoon symposium on 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 … Continue reading

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Environmental Teach-In at RU: Hope in the Age of Crisis

A message from Dylan Amlin, Roosevelt undergraduate, sustainability advocate, and president of the student activist organization RISE. Are you interested in social justice? Do you want to make substantial change on campus, in Chicago, or in the country? Join RISE … Continue reading

Posted in activities, climate change, ethics, policy, Roosevelt, social justice, students