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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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“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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Tomorrow at RU: Environmental Racism Lecture, 3pm

Tomorrow afternoon at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus, the Sustainability Studies Program will host a very special guest lecture, “Environmental Racism in Historical Perspective,” by Dr. Carl Zimring, former RU professor and SUST program co-founder. Dr. Zimring will discuss and sign his groundbreaking … Continue reading

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SUST Program Co-founder Dr. Carl Zimring to Give Special Guest Lecture at RU on Tue, Mar. 15

The Sustainability Studies Program is proud to host a special guest lecture, “Environmental Racism in Historical Perspective,” by former Roosevelt professor and Sustainability Studies Program co-founder Dr. Carl Zimring on Tuesday, March 15 in Roosevelt’s LEED-Gold Wabash Building. Dr. Zimring will discuss and … 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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