Category Archives: cities

100 Resilient Cities: News from Chicago

Editor’s Note: this is a slightly edited version of the City of Chicago’s press release from 2 May 2016. Also see this excellent Chicago Tribune article from 1 May 2016 by Nausheen Husain. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named Aaron … Continue reading

Posted in cities, news, planning, policy

Faces of the Poisoned: A Roosevelt University Journalism Convergence Project

The Department of Communication in Roosevelt University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a panel discussion with Roosevelt journalism students who traveled to Flint, Michigan, this spring to cover the drinking water crisis story. Hear, see, and experience the … Continue reading

Posted in arts, cities, courses, ethics, exhibits, humanities, pollution, Roosevelt, social justice, students, water

#RUjusticechat on Environmental Justice in Chicago on Wed, Apr 20, 12:30pm

RU Sustainability Studies professor Mike Bryson (@MikeBryson22) hosts an #RUjusticechat on Twitter about environmental justice (EJ) in Chicago. Share stories, photos, questions, and comments about #Environmental(In)Justice here in Chicago, the birthplace of the urban environmental justice movement. Tweet from wherever … Continue reading

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SUST 320 Walking Tour of the Booming South Loop

Last Thursday, our SUST 320 – Sprawl, Transportation, and Planning course took a walking tour of the South Loop to check out some of the new developments in the area.  Blessed with 40 degree weather and sleet, we set out … Continue reading

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“City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago” — 3:30pm Tomorrow at RU

Tomorrow the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University proudly hosts a special presentation entitled “City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago” at 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building, Room 1214 . Dr. Gavin Van Horn of the Center for Humans and … Continue reading

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“City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago”: Next Tuesday, April 12 at RU

Next Tuesday, April 12, the SUST Program at Roosevelt University hosts a special event about nature in Chicago entitled, “City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago,” at 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building, Room 1214. Dr. Gavin Van Horn of … Continue reading

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“City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago”: Tuesday, April 12 at RU

Mark your calendars for this extraordinary, one-time-only presentation, “City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago,” on Tuesday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building, Room 1214, sponsored by the Sustainability Studies Program. Together, Dr. Gavin Van Horn of … Continue reading

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