Category Archives: climate change

Wave Film Fest @ Columbia College on Sat 2/29

RU students, staff, faculty, and alumni — check out this cool (and free!) one-day film festival on all things oceanic! Scheduled for Sat 2/29 @Columbia College, just down the street from RU, the event will feature one of our own … Continue reading

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“An Inconvenient Truth” Film Screening @RU on Mon 2/24

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Fighting Climate Change by Learning from Indigenous Communities

by Jessica Villarreal for SUST 350 While many of us are aware of the global changes we are experiencing due to climate change, we seldomly consider how it affects those who live where these changes are most intense: the Arctic. … Continue reading

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Striking for Climate Change Action: A Student’s Perspective from Chicago

By Abby Ramirez It was 10:30 am on Friday, September 20th, the first day of the Global Climate Strike. Roosevelt University’s student environmental organization, RU Green, met in the Wabash lobby of Roosevelt and walked over to Grant Park, where … Continue reading

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Curious About Climate Change? Attend the Screening of the New Film Paris to Pittsburgh

Wabash Building Room 1215 4 – 5:45 pm Monday, November 4th The Sustainability Studies Program is hosting a film screening and discussion of the climate change-focused documentary Paris to Pittsburgh. The film charts the role that U.S. cities are playing in … Continue reading

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Microplastic Pollution and the Great Lakes

by Melissa Allegretti When I first began my Sustainability Studies major at Roosevelt, I had no idea the severity of the issues I was diving into. Climate change has become a critical global topic and I was eager to learn … Continue reading

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Chicago Youth Climate Strike this Friday 9/20/19 in Grant Park

Join members of RU Green, the Math Club, and others in an all-ages Chicago Youth Climate Strike march in Grant Park in downtown Chicago this Friday 9/20/19 in solidarity with climate strike marchers all over the world. Options for meeting: … Continue reading

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