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Faces of the Poisoned: A Roosevelt University Journalism Convergence Project

The Department of Communication in Roosevelt University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a panel discussion with Roosevelt journalism students who traveled to Flint, Michigan, this spring to cover the drinking water crisis story. Hear, see, and experience the … Continue reading

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Voting Open for Reuse Art Competition at RU during Earth Month

As part of our campus Earth Week events, Roosevelt’s Reuse Art Competition is now open and available for viewing! To vote on your favorite piece of art, please follow this link. Images of the art have been uploaded to the … Continue reading

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#RUjusticechat on Environmental Justice in Chicago on Wed, Apr 20, 12:30pm

RU Sustainability Studies professor Mike Bryson (@MikeBryson22) hosts an #RUjusticechat on Twitter about environmental justice (EJ) in Chicago. Share stories, photos, questions, and comments about #Environmental(In)Justice here in Chicago, the birthplace of the urban environmental justice movement. Tweet from wherever … Continue reading

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“City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago” — 3:30pm Tomorrow at RU

Tomorrow the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University proudly hosts a special presentation entitled “City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago” at 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building, Room 1214 . Dr. Gavin Van Horn of the Center for Humans and … Continue reading

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“City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago”: Next Tuesday, April 12 at RU

Next Tuesday, April 12, the SUST Program at Roosevelt University hosts a special event about nature in Chicago entitled, “City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago,” at 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building, Room 1214. Dr. Gavin Van Horn of … Continue reading

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“City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago”: Tuesday, April 12 at RU

Mark your calendars for this extraordinary, one-time-only presentation, “City Creatures: Urban Biodiversity in Chicago,” on Tuesday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building, Room 1214, sponsored by the Sustainability Studies Program. Together, Dr. Gavin Van Horn of … Continue reading

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Author and Activist Terry Tempest Williams is Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Editor’s note: The independent news program, Democracy Now!, recently aired this compelling interview with environmental activist and author Terry Tempest Williams (pictured at right), who earlier this week made a bold move in protest of the fossil fuel industry. Tempest Williams bid on … Continue reading

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