Category Archives: museums

Planning for Conservation and Quality of Life in the Kankakee Sands

Some fascinating regional sustainability news from one of the SUST Program’s great partners, the Field Museum: the Chicago Region conservation team in the Museum’s Keller Science Action Center drew on the Quality of Life planning process used in South America … Continue reading

Posted in community, conservation, Illinois, museums, news, planning

Spring 2016 SUST Symposium at RU Featured Internships, Research, & Campus Sustainability Projects

Last Wednesday, April 27th, as part of our Earth Week campus events and activities, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its biannual afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at … Continue reading

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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

Posted in architecture, food, green design, museums, news, publications, waste, water

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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