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Alum Diana Ramirez (BA ’17) Publishes Article on Burnham Wildlife Corridor

Diana Ramirez, who graduated from RU in May 2017 as the university’s first double-major in Sociology and Sustainability Studies, has just published an article in the Chicago news publication, South Side Weekly. Her October 10th essay, “Scavenging the South Lakefront,” … Continue reading

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Summer 2019 Course Preview for SUST 390 Rooftop Garden

This coming summer semester (2019) the Sustainability Studies program will reprise our innovative special topics course, SUST 390 Rooftop Garden, at the Chicago Campus. The class will utilize RU’s unique 5th-story rooftop garden on its LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building as … Continue reading

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SUST Alum Rebecca Quesnell (BA ’15) Talks Recycling in Chicago Tomorrow, Oct. 3rd

Prof. Mike Bryson’s SUST 240 Waste class is honored to host a special guest speaker tomorrow, Oct. 3rd, at 3:30pm: Rebecca Quesnell (BA ’15), the Sustainability Coordinator at Independent Recycling Services in Chicago. “Beeka,” as she’s known far and wide, … Continue reading

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Greenest Region Corps Seeks Sustainability Leaders for Chicago Regional Communities

Across the Chicago Region, communities are voluntarily taking steps to become more sustainable and help make their communities attractive places to live and work. These steps are outlined in the Greenest Region Compact (GRC), a partnership between the Metropolitan Mayors … Continue reading

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Careers in Sustainability Alumni Panel this Wed 4/25 @RooseveltU

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU will host a Careers in Sustainability event on Wednesday, April 25th, from 4:30-6pm in WB 1315 and via Zoom. This interaction session features a panel of SUST alumni talking about their current jobs, career pathways … Continue reading

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Careers in Sustainability: Alumni Panel on April 25th @RooseveltU

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU will host a Careers in Sustainability event on Wednesday, April 25th, from 4:30-6pm in WB 1315 and via Zoom. This interaction session features a panel of SUST alumni talking about their current jobs, career pathways … Continue reading

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Earth Month Film Screening this Wednesday: “Sustainable — A Documentary on the Local Food Movement in America”

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU is hosting a film screening, followed by a panel discussion, in honor of #RUEarth Month2018 this Wednesday, April 18 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Wabash Building, Room 317. All members of the Roosevelt … Continue reading

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