Category Archives: activities

Get Involved this Summer: Sustainability in/around Chicago

by SUST adjunct professor Vicki Gerberich During summer, sometimes university students and faculty can feel disconnected from the sustainability issues and the sense of community that they care about. In an effort to stay involved and connected this summer in … Continue reading

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Social Sustainability Conference (INSS 2016) in Chicago This Week, June 8-10

This week, the national Integrated Network for Social Sustainability Conference will be hosted here in Chicago by the Institute of Cultural Affairs in the Uptown neighborhood. SUST professor Mike Bryson, SUST alum Troy Withers (BPS ’13), and environmental educator and … Continue reading

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Three Plots Still Available in RU Community Garden at Schaumburg Campus

Roosevelt’s Schaumburg Campus Community Garden is one of the origin sites for our university’s sustainability movement, and is a thriving hub of gardening innovation and community building. Right now, three 5×5 plots are still available for this year’s growing season. … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 SUST Symposium at RU Featured Internships, Research, & Campus Sustainability Projects

Last Wednesday, April 27th, as part of our Earth Week campus events and activities, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its biannual afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at … Continue reading

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Join Us on Wed, Apr 27th, at the Spring 2016 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

This Wednesday, April 27th, please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room … Continue reading

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Voting Open for Reuse Art Competition at RU during Earth Month

As part of our campus Earth Week events, Roosevelt’s Reuse Art Competition is now open and available for viewing! To vote on your favorite piece of art, please follow this link. Images of the art have been uploaded to the … Continue reading

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Garden Planting Day & Recyclable Sorting Contest Tomorrow at RU

The RU community will be able to start seedlings for the rooftop garden, create and decorate personal, potted plants to take home, and compete in a recyclable sorting and jump-shooting contest. All three activities will be hosted by RU Green … Continue reading

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