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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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Fighting Against the War on Sustainability

by Moses Viveros When one is sworn in as President of the United States, one takes an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States to the best of their ability. The preamble to the Constitution is … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 Course Preview for SUST 350 Service & Sustainability at Eden Place Nature Center

This coming fall semester (2017) the Sustainability Studies program once again offers a unique transformational service learning course, SUST 350 Service and Sustainability, at the Chicago Campus as well as online. Taught by SUST professor Mike Bryson, the course theme … Continue reading

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