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Summer 2016 NSF Fellowships: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

SUST majors who have had some biology/environmental science classes are in a good position to apply for a Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) summer fellowships, offered through generous funding by the National Science Foundation. These fellowships are excellent opportunities to … 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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Sustainability Studies in 2015: The Year in Review

2015 was a landmark year of transformation and transition in the Sustainability Studies undergraduate program at Roosevelt University, and we’re looking forward to an exciting new year as we start classes this January. Here as in our previous year-end reviews, … 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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Join Us on Th, Nov 19th, at the Fall 2015 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

Next month, please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon symposium of student research on Thursday, November 19th, from 4:00-5:45pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room 1015). … Continue reading

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Microcosm in Alaska: August 2015 Update

This guest post is by Michele Hoffman Trotter, SUST adjunct professor at Roosevelt University and director/co-producer of the Microcosm film project. Here Michele relates new developments on filming, research, and fundraising for this exciting interdisciplinary endeavor as of this summer and as … Continue reading

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