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FMNH in the News: It’s Not Easy Being Green (For a 95 Year Old Building)

This announcement from the Field Museum of Natural History’s weekly Science and Education News bulletin (21 April 2016) notes the Museum’s achievement of LEED Gold certification, and how the sustainable operations within this historic building are a green asset to … Continue reading

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Join Us on Wed, Apr 27th, at the Spring 2016 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

This Wednesday, April 27th, please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room … Continue reading

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Join Us on Wed, Apr 27th, at the Spring 2016 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

Next week, please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon symposium of student projects and research on Wednesday, April 27th, from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown … Continue reading

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Specimen Preparation at The Field Museum: SUST Senior Lindsey Sharp Reports on Her Spring 2016 Internship

Last fall, senior SUST major and returning adult student Lindsey Sharp was awarded the prestigious Travis Foundation Scholarship at Roosevelt University, a competitive award given to 16 students each year, which enabled her to pursue a Spring 2016 internship at the Field … Continue reading

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New Exhibit in Pembroke IL Celebrates “Richness of Land and Culture”

The Field Museum’s Keller Science Action Center recently debuted Rooted! The Richness of Land and Culture in Pembroke Township IL, which exhibits the history of this community’s intimate relationship with its natural environment. Pembroke is located about 70 miles south of downtown … Continue reading

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Field Museum Women in Science Summer 2016 Internships

This summer the Field Museum of Natural History continues its program of offering undergraduate summer internships through its Women in Science program. Applications for these competitive and prestigious internships are due by March 4th. The following info is directly from the … Continue reading

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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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