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Students Trounce Faculty & Staff in RU’s 2019 EcoChallenge Competition

By Abby Ramirez This October, from the 2nd to the 23rd, as part of Campus Sustainability Month, Roosevelt students, faculty, and staff competed in the campus EcoChallenge hosted through Ecochallenge.org, an online platform for participants to log daily and one-time … 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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Curious About Climate Change? Attend the Screening of the New Film Paris to Pittsburgh

Wabash Building Room 1215 4 – 5:45 pm Monday, November 4th The Sustainability Studies Program is hosting a film screening and discussion of the climate change-focused documentary Paris to Pittsburgh. The film charts the role that U.S. cities are playing in … 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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Chicago Youth Climate Strike this Friday 9/20/19 in Grant Park

Join members of RU Green, the Math Club, and others in an all-ages Chicago Youth Climate Strike march in Grant Park in downtown Chicago this Friday 9/20/19 in solidarity with climate strike marchers all over the world. Options for meeting: … Continue reading

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