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Specimen Preparation at The Field Museum: SUST Senior Lindsey Sharp Reports on Her Spring 2016 Internship

Last fall, senior SUST major and returning adult student Lindsey Sharp was awarded the prestigious Travis Foundation Scholarship at Roosevelt University, a competitive award given to 16 students each year, which enabled her to pursue a Spring 2016 internship at the Field … Continue reading

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Sustainability Studies in 2015: The Year in Review

2015 was a landmark year of transformation and transition in the Sustainability Studies undergraduate program at Roosevelt University, and we’re looking forward to an exciting new year as we start classes this January. Here as in our previous year-end reviews, … Continue reading

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Roosevelt University Earns Bronze STARS Rating from AASHE

Roosevelt University is pleased to announce the submission of our first Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) data set. This is a watershed moment in our institution’s ongoing efforts to green its physical operations; expand sustainability education and research … Continue reading

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SUST Major Lindsey Sharp Earns Travis Scholarship at RU for 2015-16

This fall, senior SUST major and returning adult student Lindsey Sharp was awarded the prestigious Travis Foundation Scholarship at Roosevelt University, a competitive award given to 16 students each year. We asked Lindsey to reflect on what the award means … Continue reading

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RU’s Wabash Building Earns International Honors

Last month RU’s Wabash Building, the LEED-Gold certified “vertical campus” that opened in the fall of 2012, won another major architectural/real estate award. This news release is reprinted from the Roosevelt public relations announcement on 8 June 2015. Roosevelt University’s … Continue reading

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RU Awarded IL Clean Energy Community Foundation Grant

Roosevelt University was awarded a grant in April 2015 that was applied toward upgrading the energy efficiency  lighting systems for its National Historic Landmark Auditorium Building at the Chicago Campus as well as for the entire Schaumburg Campus facility. The grant was … Continue reading

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Sustainability Studies in 2014: The Year in Review

2014 was another productive and exciting year in the Sustainability Studies undergraduate program at Roosevelt University, and we’re looking forward to a great 2015 as we start classes this winter. Here we celebrate 2014 with a brief rundown on student activities … Continue reading

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