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Go Green During Earth Month 2019 @RooseveltU!

This April is #RUEarthMonth2019, and there are lots of ways to go green at Roosevelt as part of our campus sustainability efforts — from recycling and composting promotional events to fun urban ag field trips to our annual sustainability symposium. … Continue reading

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Fun Farming Field Trips Planned for Earth Month 2019 @RooseveltU

Ahh, spring has finally arrived! And what better way to celebrate this season than by getting outside and gardening. In honor or Earth Month, many special activities have been planned, including several garden and farm workdays and tours, arranged through … Continue reading

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Enter the Microcosm: SUST Prof Michele Hoffman Celebrates Marine Biodiversity 2/20 at 7pm in Lake County

Sustainability advocates, SUST and BIOL majors, biodiversity fans, ocean lovers, environmental policy wonks, friends near and far: tomorrow night 2/20 at 7pm at the Groton Community Center in Lake County is where you can enter the wondrous “Microcosm” of marine … Continue reading

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FOIA Workshop @RooseveltU Tomorrow! (Mon 2/18)

This workshop is ideal for SUST and SOC majors as well as CDA graduate students. If you’re on campus tomorrow and free at 11, we highly recommend attending! However, if you’re unable to make it, no worries: there will be … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Our December 2018 Graduates!

Last Friday, 14 December 2018, Roosevelt University hosted its commencement ceremonies in the historic Auditorium Theatre at its downtown Chicago Campus. The Department of Sociology, Sustainability, and Community Development warmly congratulates all of our graduates who earned BAs in Sociology … Continue reading

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Schaumburg Park District Job Fair on Dec. 28th

Are you into fun? Looking for a part-time job where you can make a difference? Attend the Schaumburg Park District Job Fair from 1-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28th. Learn about immediate part-time job opportunities and summer 2019 positions. Reserve your … Continue reading

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Solar Job Training Orientation Event

The Future Energy Jobs Act is a new piece of legislation in Illinois that requires utilities to source 25% of their energy from renewables by 2025. This has created a huge demand for new solar and wind power development, and … Continue reading

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