Category Archives: conservation

Forest Conservation in Tanzania: SUST Alum Emily Rhea Reflects on Conservation Biology Travel Course

During the spring of 2016, Roosevelt students in Prof. Nobby Cordiero’s BIOL 367 Conservation Biology class capped off their semester with a May trip to Tanzania. This guest post is by RU alum Emily Rhea, a May 2016 SUST graduate … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, biodiversity, conservation, courses, ecology, education, field trips, parks and public land, research, Roosevelt, science, students, wildlife

Planning for Conservation and Quality of Life in the Kankakee Sands

Some fascinating regional sustainability news from one of the SUST Program’s great partners, the Field Museum: the Chicago Region conservation team in the Museum’s Keller Science Action Center drew on the Quality of Life planning process used in South America … Continue reading

Posted in community, conservation, Illinois, museums, news, planning

Microcosm Heads to Alaska this June

This summer the adventure into the oceanic microscopic universe continues as filmmaker, marine biologist, and Roosevelt University SUST Adjunct Professor Michele Hoffman Trotter and her colleagues set out for Alaska on the exciting field expedition yet for her upcoming documentary … Continue reading

Posted in arts, biodiversity, climate change, conservation, ecology, education, faculty, research, Roosevelt, science, water

In It for the Long-Haul: SUST Major Tiffany Mucci Reflects on Her Spring Internship at Midewin

This spring 2016 semester, several students in the Sustainability Studies Program here at Roosevelt have reported and reflected upon their sustainability-related internship experiences. Here’s Tiffany Mucci’s final such post, a senior SUST major interning in plant conservation and ecological restoration at Midewin National … Continue reading

Posted in conservation, ecology, education, Illinois, internships, parks and public land, restoration, students, suburbs, wildlife

Where We Live: Earth Day, 22 April 2016

Posted in climate change, conservation, ecology

RU Reforesting: Fundraiser This Thursday

RU Reforesting Fundraiser at Nando’s Peri-Peri Restaurant Thursday, April 21st, 2016 6:00pm – 10:00pm 953 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60607   (West Loop location) One of our very own student organizations, RU Reforesting, is gearing up for a travel-abroad biology … Continue reading

Posted in biodiversity, conservation, courses, ecology, parks and public land, Roosevelt, service, students

Upcoming Opportunities for Environmental Service with C3

Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) is offering many volunteer opportunities this spring to give back to the community and the Earth. C3 is an environmental education leader in Chicago, partnering with other area organizations to improve our neighborhoods through environmental service. See … Continue reading

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