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Eden Place Nature Center Hosts Annual Fall Festival this Saturday, Oct. 14th

Each fall semester since 2014, Roosevelt University students in SUST 350 Service & Sustainability have volunteered hundreds of hours working at the remarkable Eden Place Nature Center and Farm in the Fuller Park community on Chicago’s South Side. Each October, … Continue reading

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This Week @RooseveltU: The American Dream Reconsidered Conference 2017

When: Monday, September 11, 2017 – Thursday, September 14, 2017 Where: Roosevelt University – 425 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 | Ganz Hall, Room 745, Auditorium Building Join the conversation about what it means to be an American in these challenging times. … Continue reading

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World Fair Trade Day Festival in Downtown Chicago Today, May 3rd

This event today is downtown Chicago not only is happening on a rare sunny day this spring, but also dovetails beautifully with the efforts of the RU Green student organization and the Fair Trade campus sustainability student team from SUST … Continue reading

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Today is #EarthDay: in Chicago, We’re Marching for Science!

Today is Earth Day. If you’re in the Chicago region looking for something to do outside, please join Roosevelt students, faculty, and staff in the March for Science in Chicago (10am-3pm in Grant Park). This national public event on #EarthDay2017 … Continue reading

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This #EarthDay2017 in Chicago, March for Science!

On Earth Day this coming Saturday 4/22, join Roosevelt students, faculty, and staff in the March for Science in Chicago (10am-3pm in Grant Park). This national public event on #EarthDay2017 celebrates the value of science in society, and advocates for … Continue reading

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March for Science in Downtown Chicago on Earth Day 4/22

On Earth Day next Saturday 4/22, join Roosevelt students faculty, and staff for the March for Science in Chicago (10am in Grant Park in downtown Chicago) . This national public event on #EarthDay2017 advocates for the value and necessity of … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Some More Trash (and Responsible Waste Practices While We’re at It)

Things are looking a little greener in the AUD building this spring. The compost pilot that previously launched on the 8th floor is now expanding to floors 5 + 2. In the first 8 weeks of the 8th floor pilot, … Continue reading

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