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A Big Warm Cyber “Hello” From Your SUST@RU Assistant Editor

Greetings! This is Tiffany Mucci, SUST senior and your 2015-16 Assistant Editor of the Sustainability Studies @ Roosevelt University and Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future blogs. I’m writing to you this January morning, as we embark on a new semester, to formally introduce … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 SUST Student Symposium: Glaciers in Iceland, Sustainability in Chicago

This past week, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its biannual symposium of student research in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room WB 1015). Three seniors in Roosevelt’s SUST program shared their recent internship, study … Continue reading

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Today at 4pm: Fall 2015 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

Please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University today, Thursday Nov. 19th, for our biannual symposium of student research from 4:00-5:45pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room WB 1015). Students in Roosevelt’s SUST … Continue reading

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Today at RU: Environmental Justice Activism Lecture, 4pm

This afternoon at Rosoevelt’s Chicago Campus, the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project kicks off its Fall 2015 Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series,”Natural Rights: Environmental Justice on the Third Coast,” at 4:00pm with a special presentation by Kim Wasserman, Director of the Little Village … Continue reading

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Environmental Activist Kim Wasserman of LVEJO Speaks at Roosevelt on Nov. 11

The Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project at Roosevelt University is proud to kick off its Fall 2015 Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series,”Natural Rights: Environmental Justice on the Third Coast,” next Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 4:00 – 5:30pm, with a special presentation by Kim … Continue reading

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Guided Tour of Chicago Portage National Historic Site on Saturday, Nov. 7

The Friends of the Chicago Portage would like to announce their final walking tour of 2015 at the Chicago Portage National Historic Site on Saturday, November 7th, 2015, 10:00 A.M. Join veteran tour guide and Friends founder Gary Mechanic who will explore the “Birth Story of … Continue reading

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In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life: Music and Spoken Word Performance in Rockford IL, Sept. 28th

“In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life” Monday, September 28th, 2015, 7:00pm Rockford Theater 323 Park Avenue Rockford, IL 61101 Sponsored by Severson Dells Nature Center Call 815-­335-­2915 for reservations Free and open to the public! Author/Philosopher Kathleen Dean … Continue reading

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