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RU’s Student Leadership Summit Planned for Oct. 23-25

Roosevelt’s Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is accepting applications for its annual Student Leadership Summit which takes place Oct. 23 – 25 at Camp Tecumseh in Indiana. Students who exhibit leadership skills or want to learn more about becoming a leader on … Continue reading

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Chicago Idealist Grad School Fair at UIC on Oct. 5th

Students and alumni of the Sustainability Studies Program and of RU in general: check out the Idealist Grad School Fair scheduled for 5-8pm on Oct. 5th at UIC.  Here you can: Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs … Continue reading

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Water, Sustainability, & the City: A Public Lecture by RU Alumnus Damon Williams on Sept 29th

Roosevelt University’s Chicago Campus will host a public lecture by alumnus Damon Williams (BS, ’69 physics) on Tuesday, September 29 at 4 p.m. in the Wabash Building, Room 616. Though Chicago is located on Lake Michigan and thus has an excellent … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Fall 2015 Semester at RU

As we start the 2015-16 academic year here at Roosevelt University, the Sustainability Studies program warmly welcomes our new first-year and transfer students, continuing students, and faculty to the Fall 2015 semester, which begins with delightful weather and high expectations for … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Scandinavia: SUST Major Shannon Conway Reports on Her Summer 2015 Study Abroad Experience

During the summer of 2015, several Roosevelt University students majoring in Sustainability Studies have been doing internships or pursuing study abroad opportunities in various locales around the world, from Chicago to Hawaii and from Schaumburg to Scandinavia. We’ve invited them to write up reports from … Continue reading

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Microcosm in Alaska: August 2015 Update

This guest post is by Michele Hoffman Trotter, SUST adjunct professor at Roosevelt University and director/co-producer of the Microcosm film project. Here Michele relates new developments on filming, research, and fundraising for this exciting interdisciplinary endeavor as of this summer and as … Continue reading

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RU Environmental Sustainability Internship (Chicago Campus) Open for Applications

The RU Physical Resources Department is offering a paid student internship position for the 2015-16 academic year. This job is an outstanding professional development opportunity and involves working directly with the RU Physical Resources Team under the direction of Paul Matthews, … Continue reading

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