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Spring 2020 Course Preview for SUST 370 – Mapping for Sustainability

The Sustainability Studies program will offer innovative course entitled “Mapping for Sustainability” this coming Spring 2020 semester at Roosevelt U. This hands-on course utilizes Geographic Information Science (GIS )software, which allows us to visualize data, ask questions, and conduct analysis … Continue reading

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Volunteering as a Bridge to a Lost World

By Christine Rado for SUST 350 When I was a kid, we didn’t volunteer. We weren’t necessarily “poor,” per se, but we weren’t exactly middle class either. We did struggle, as did many families ran by a single mother. Therefore, … Continue reading

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RU Students, Faculty, & Staff: Compete in the 2019 Campus EcoChallenge!

So, who says sustainability advocates here at Roosevelt aren’t competitive? Sustainability at Roosevelt has been an on-going movement to promote a healthier way of living for both ourselves and our environment. Student, faculty, and staff involvement and passionate dedication are … Continue reading

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SOC Alum Gina Ramirez Speaks on Environmental Justice in Chicago @RU on 10/8

The Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation is hosting a talk by Gina Ramirez (MA Sociology ‘14), winner of the 2019 Matthew Freeman Social Justice Alumni Award, on Tuesday, October 8 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Room … Continue reading

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Join the Campus EcoChallenge this October @RooseveltU!

Sustainability at Roosevelt has been an on-going movement to promote a healthier way of living for both ourselves and our environment. Student involvement is one of the many reasons campus sustainability has improved and each year the opportunities continue to … Continue reading

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Research & Inquiry Orientation Day @RooseveltU this Friday 8/30

RU students: interested in research? Come learn more about how to get involved with research at Roosevelt at the Research & Inquiry Orientation Day this Friday from 10am-4pm in the AUD Library at the Chicago Campus. Drop-in sessions from different … Continue reading

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We’re Hiring! Sustainability Student Associate Positions for Fall 2019 @RooseveltU

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU is hiring two (or more) undergraduate students to serve as Sustainability Student Associates for the Fall 2019 semester. Information and application instructions for the position can be found on Student Employment website: to apply, just … Continue reading

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