Category Archives: biodiversity

Volunteers Needed for Urban Monarch Project this Summer

The Village of Schaumburg recently partnered with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to assist the Field Museum with their Urban Monarch Project. We are looking for volunteer Urban Monarch Technicians to monitor monarch butterfly habitat at selected sites in Schaumburg. … Continue reading

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Chicago’s True Nature: Black History Month Event at RU Next Tuesday 2/27

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 4pm –6pm LOCATION: Roosevelt University Sullivan Room Auditorium Building 2nd Floor (AUD 232) 430 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 FREE REGISTRATION: forestpreserves_blackhistorymonth.eventbrite.com You’re Invited to a Celebration of Black History Month! The … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2018 semester the Sustainability Studies program once again will feature a special section of SUST 330 Biodiversity that meets at the Field Museum of Natural History on Thursdays from 9am to 1pm. Overview of SUST 330 at … Continue reading

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Summer Research Fellowships for Undergrads at the Morton Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum, one of the premier institutions of its kind in the US and an important open space / conservation site in the Chicago region, seeks students for the summer 2018 Center for Tree Science–Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF) program. Fellows … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Course Preview for SUST 390 Rooftop Garden

This coming summer semester (2018) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an innovative special topics course, SUST 390 Rooftop Garden, at the Chicago Campus. Taught by SUST adjunct professor Vicki Gerberich, the class will utilize RU’s unique 5th-story rooftop garden … Continue reading

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The Urban Ecology Field Lab: SUST alum Diana Ramirez Reflects on Her Summer 2017 Fellowship Experience

By Diana Ramirez (BA ‘17) As we have officially moved into the “cooler season” of the year, I can’t help but reflect on what might very well be the most successful summer of my life. The Urban Ecology Field Lab … Continue reading

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Tour RU’s Rooftop Garden this Thursday, Oct. 26

Interested in seeing and learning more about Roosevelt’s very own Rooftop Garden? Now’s your chance to get some five-stories-high fresh air during a personal garden tour by Sociology & Sustainability Studies alum Diana Ramirez (BA ’17), who has stewarded the … Continue reading

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