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Chicago Wilderness Videos Depict Excellence in Ecological Restoration Work in the Chicago Region

Chicago Wilderness recently honored seven organizations with its Excellence in Ecological Restoration Accreditation. This series of short videos highlights the importance of ecological restoration at these specific sites and throughout the Chicago Wilderness region. Chicago Botanic Garden – McDonald Woods … Continue reading

Posted in awards, biodiversity, conservation, ecology, parks and public land, restoration, service

RU Screens “Trashed” on March 8th during the One Earth Film Festival Weekend

On March 8th, 2014, Roosevelt University will host a free public screening at 6pm of the 2012 environmental documentary, Trashed, as part of the One Earth Film Festival the weekend of March 7-9th. The multi-award winning documentary, Trashed, starring Jeremy … Continue reading

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3rd Annual One Earth Film Festival: 30 Inspiring Films Screened, March 7-9

The One Earth Film Festival is coming to Chicagoland, March 7-9, 2014, with pre-Fest screenings beginning mid-February, at more than 2 dozen locations in Chicago and near-West suburbs.  The Midwest’s premier environmental film festival drew over 2,000 viewers last year, … Continue reading

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RU’s Center for New Deal Studies Hosts Food Justice Lecture on Feb. 25

Join the Center for New Deal Studies at Roosevelt University next Tuesday for a lecture on the food justice movement, Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in AUD 244 (Spertus Lounge) at RU’s Chicago Campus. Young Kim, executive director of … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, economics, ethics, food, policy, presentations, social justice

SUST Major Colleen Dennis Reports on Her Spring Internship at the Field Museum

This guest post is from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Colleen Dennis, who is working as a student intern in the botany division of the science department at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. This is the first … Continue reading

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Robert Perlman Discusses Evolution and Medicine Tomorrow at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park

This Thursday, Feb. 20th, at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, author Robert Perlman will discuss his new book from the Univ. of Chicago Press, Evolution and Medicine, which provides an accessible introduction to the … Continue reading

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The Newberry Library Marks 100 Years of Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” on March 12

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