Category Archives: community

Social Justice Toolbox Workshop Series Continues 11/12 @RooseveltU

This Thursday is the second of three Social Justice Toolbox Workshops sponsored by the Mansfield Institute of Social Justice @RooseveltU. Registration is free and open to the entire RU community, but students are especially encouraged to attend! Overview of all … Continue reading

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Social Justice Toolbox Workshop Series Starts 11/5 @RooseveltU

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Pre-Election Events @RooseveltU on 11/2/20

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A Message on Earth Day 4/22/2020

The students and faculty of the Sustainability Studies Program here at Roosevelt wish everyone peace and good health today, 4/22/20, which marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. As all of us deal with the stresses, challenges, and sorrows of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Week 2020 with RU Green Student Org

From Sophio Gallo, VP of the Roosevelt University sustainability club, RU Green (@RUGreenClub on Instagram): We hope everyone is holding up well. Earth Week is here and we have an exciting list of activities RU Green will be doing! Above … Continue reading

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Voter Registration Drive @RooseveltU on Wed 2/12

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Volunteering with the Puerto Rico Project and Chicago Recovery Alliance

by Octavio Urbina for SUST 350 This is my last year here at Roosevelt University.  I was asked to do a semester internship with an organization that focused on doing something with either people or the environment and helping them … Continue reading

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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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My Summer as a City of Chicago Bicycling Ambassador

by Edwin Serna for SUST 350 At the beginning of summer 2019 I was hired to be a City of Chicago bicycling ambassador, which is an outreach and education team for the Chicago Department of Transportation. I first heard about … 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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