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A Toxic Tour of East Chicago: tomorrow Oct. 17th at 4pm @RooseveltU

Please join the Roosevelt community for “A Toxic Tour of East Chicago,” a conversation with Thomas Frank, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17 in Roosevelt’s 2nd floor Sullivan Room. In the wake … Continue reading

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WeDigBio 2018 at the Field Museum

Scientists from Field Museum and around the world need your help! Join us in transcribing scientific label data from our collections and from field notes books using online and computer tools. Activities may also include hands-on curation with specimens. This … Continue reading

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Film Screening of “After the Spill” this Wednesday, 10/10, @RooseveltU

Join the Sustainability Studies Program & the RU Green student organization for a screening of the film After the Spill on Wednesday, October 10th, 4:30-6:30 p.m., in the Sullivan Room (2nd floor of the Auditorium Building) at RU’s Chicago Campus. … Continue reading

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Compost Collection @RooseveltU: Back in Action this Fall 2018!

We know . . . you’ve been waiting and wondering, sometimes breathlessly, for the big reveal. When will those irresistible green composting bins reappear in Roosevelt’s historic and ever-charming Auditorium Building, with clever signs exhorting you to deposit your snack … Continue reading

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The October EcoChallenge – Join before October 3rd!

This year, Roosevelt University is participating in the October EcoChallenge, a 21-day sustainability engagement program. The challenge takes place October 3 – October 24, 2018 and involves universities, businesses, schools, all competing internally and with each other. Participants track and … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner at Eden Place Nature Center, Tomorrow 4-8pm

RU students are in their 5th year of doing service work at the only nature center on Chicago’s South Side, Eden Place. Tomorrow is their first annual farm-to-table fundraising dinner. This year’s inaugural event will feature organic and fresh food … Continue reading

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American Dream Reconsidered Conference this Week @RooseveltU

Please join the Roosevelt University community for the kickoff to the American Dream Reconsidered Conference today! Ida B. Wells Lounge Dedication Reception | 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor East | 5 p.m. Monday 9/10 The reception will honor Ida … Continue reading

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