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Fall 2016 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2016 semester the Sustainability Studies program will offer a special section of SUST 330 Biodiversity that will meet at the Field Museum of Natural History on Thursdays from 9am to 1pm. Overview of SUST 330 at the … Continue reading

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Sustainability Studies in 2015: The Year in Review

2015 was a landmark year of transformation and transition in the Sustainability Studies undergraduate program at Roosevelt University, and we’re looking forward to an exciting new year as we start classes this January. Here as in our previous year-end reviews, … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Research in Kenya: A Report from the Field by SUST Prof. Julian Kerbis Peterhans

Roosevelt University professor of natural science Julian Kerbis Peterhans diligently works on his research at in the Field Museum of Natural History’s mammals department; but during the summer months he often finds himself in the biologically rich lands of Central … Continue reading

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Roosevelt University Earns Bronze STARS Rating from AASHE

Roosevelt University is pleased to announce the submission of our first Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) data set. This is a watershed moment in our institution’s ongoing efforts to green its physical operations; expand sustainability education and research … Continue reading

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Register Now for Spring 2016 Classes at RU

Yes, November is over — but advising and registration for the Spring 2016 semester at Roosevelt University are still going strong as students prepare for finals and professors go into their semester-end grading frenzies. If you’re an RU student, look over … 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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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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