Category Archives: food

Summer 2019 Course Preview for SUST 390 Rooftop Garden

This coming summer semester (2019) the Sustainability Studies program will reprise our innovative special topics course, SUST 390 Rooftop Garden, at the Chicago Campus. The class will utilize RU’s unique 5th-story rooftop garden on its LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building as … Continue reading

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Compost Collection @RooseveltU: Back in Action this Fall 2018!

We know . . . you’ve been waiting and wondering, sometimes breathlessly, for the big reveal. When will those irresistible green composting bins reappear in Roosevelt’s historic and ever-charming Auditorium Building, with clever signs exhorting you to deposit your snack … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner at Eden Place Nature Center, Tomorrow 4-8pm

RU students are in their 5th year of doing service work at the only nature center on Chicago’s South Side, Eden Place. Tomorrow is their first annual farm-to-table fundraising dinner. This year’s inaugural event will feature organic and fresh food … Continue reading

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Careers in Sustainability Alumni Panel this Wed 4/25 @RooseveltU

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU will host a Careers in Sustainability event on Wednesday, April 25th, from 4:30-6pm in WB 1315 and via Zoom. This interaction session features a panel of SUST alumni talking about their current jobs, career pathways … Continue reading

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Careers in Sustainability: Alumni Panel on April 25th @RooseveltU

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU will host a Careers in Sustainability event on Wednesday, April 25th, from 4:30-6pm in WB 1315 and via Zoom. This interaction session features a panel of SUST alumni talking about their current jobs, career pathways … Continue reading

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Earth Month Film Screening this Wednesday: “Sustainable — A Documentary on the Local Food Movement in America”

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU is hosting a film screening, followed by a panel discussion, in honor of #RUEarth Month2018 this Wednesday, April 18 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Wabash Building, Room 317. All members of the Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Trash (and Makin’ Compost) at RU: Earth Month 2018

It’s official — the 8th, 4th, and 2nd floors of the Auditorium Building (or “AUD ” for short) are now the coolest scenes on Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus. Why, you may ask? Well, students in ACP/SUST 250 The Sustainable University have … Continue reading

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