Category Archives: exhibits

Announced Closure of IL State Museums by Governor Rauner Threatens Both Nature and Culture

A message by the Illinois Environmental Council, which we feel is worthy to pass on to our readers. Illinois’ State Museums provide important environmental education opportunities to thousands of visitors each year. Governor Rauner recently announced that these museums are … Continue reading

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Photography Presentation by Terry Evans on Fracking and Petcoke, Next Tuesday in Chicago

Noted photographer Terry Evans, who has done dramatic work on Chicago’s urban landscape, the Calumet Region, Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, and many other sites throughout the US, presents and discusses her dramatic images of fracking in North Dakota, the Trinity River … Continue reading

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Photo Exhibit at RU’s Gage Gallery Opens Feb. 6

An exhibition by award-winning photo essayist Matt Eich, who tells the story through his photographs of an Ohio community abandoned by major industry, will be open to the public Feb. 6 through May 10 in Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Bioneers 2013 Conference at RU Starts this Friday — Register Today!

The Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt is proud to be a co-sponsor of the upcoming Great Lakes Bioneers Conference this weekend, Nov. 1-3, hosted at RU’s Chicago Campus. Today (Wednesday) is the last day for online registration. You can register … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Hosts Great Lakes Bioneers 2013 Conference Next Weekend

The Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt is proud to be a co-sponsor of the upcoming Great Lakes Bioneers conference next weekend, Nov. 1-3, hosted at RU’s Chicago Campus. For three exciting days, participants will have the opportunity to join international, … Continue reading

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Chicago Botanical Artists

For those who are in tune with art and nature, The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is hosting a series of get-togethers for artists of all levels to sketch native plants in and around the museum. The goal of the series … Continue reading

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Register Now for the Great Lakes Bioneers 2013 Conference at RU in Chicago on Nov 1-3

Registration is now open for the upcoming Great Lakes Bioneers environmental sustainability conference to be hosted on November 1st through 3rd at Roosevelt University‘s Chicago Campus. For three exciting days, participants will have the opportunity to join international, national and … Continue reading

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