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Coming Face to Face with Urban Pollution at Bubbly Creek

By Kyria Fortina for ACP/SUST 250 This past Wednesday, April 12th, the students of the Sustainable University class ACP/SUST 250 ventured to Canal Origins Park for a special day of community and environmental service along the shoreline of Bubbly Creek, … Continue reading

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March for Science in Downtown Chicago on Earth Day 4/22

On Earth Day next Saturday 4/22, join Roosevelt students faculty, and staff for the March for Science in Chicago (10am in Grant Park in downtown Chicago) . This national public event on #EarthDay2017 advocates for the value and necessity of … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Event Rocked the RU’s Congress Lounge for #EarthMonth2017

By Jimmy Dooley for ACP/SUST 250 Kicking off this spring’s line-up of sustainability events for #EarthMonth2017 was this past Tuesday’s Fair Trade Lip-Sync Battle / Open Mic sponsored by RU Green, the university’s student environmental organization, and The Blaze, Roosevelt’s … Continue reading

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SUST Symposium 2017 on Apr 26 (& other #EarthMonth Events @RooseveltU)

Please save the date for the upcoming Spring 2017 SUST Symposium, which will be held on Wednesday, April 26th, from 2-6pm at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery in Chicago (18 S. Michigan Ave.) and videoconferenced live via Zoom. Symposium 4.1 (Spring … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Kick-Off Event @RooseveltU on Tuesday 4/11, 5-8pm

Come celebrate #EarthMonth and learn about Fair Trade at this student-run event this coming Tuesday @RooseveltU! 5-8pm in the AUD Congress Lounge, Chicago Campus (430 S. Michigan Ave.) Sponsored by the student environmental org RU Green and The Blaze, RU’s … Continue reading

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Kick off Earth Month at RU with a Field Trip to Angelic Organics Farm this Sun 4/9

This semester’s SUST 230 Food class, taught by Prof. Vicki Gerberich at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus, is heading out to Angelic Organics Farm in Caledonia IL this Sunday, April 9th, for a tour of a working biodynamic organic farm founded by … Continue reading

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Climate Justice Conference at Loyola U this Week

From March 16-17, the Institute of Environmental Sustainability and Ann Ida Gannon, BVM, Center for Women and Leadership will be presenting Loyola University’s fourth annual Climate Change Conference. The conference will be focusing on how climate change undermines human rights. The … Continue reading

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