Category Archives: research

Fall 2019 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2019 semester the Sustainability Studies program once again will feature a special section of SUST 330 Biodiversity that meets at the Field Museum of Natural History on Thursdays from 9am to 12:30pm. Overview of SUST 330 at … Continue reading

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Paid summer research program – Water Quality in the Yucatan Peninsula

A Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program through Northern Illinois University is now recruiting students for a paid research internship for summer 2019. Your RU faculty advisor can work with you to help you get RU credit for your participation … Continue reading

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Sustainable RIVER REU – Paid internships, now accepting applications

The Sustainability Program at the University of South Dakota is offering a NSF REU program this summer titled “Sustainable RIVER (Remediating InVasives to Encourage Resilience).” Sustainable RIVER is a full-time, paid, undergraduate research opportunity. In the Sustainable RIVER project, the … Continue reading

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Ramping up Research @RooseveltU: the Office of Student Research

To all RU students — the new Office of Student Research is currently accepting proposals (due Nov. 15) for student research projects to be conducted in Spring 2019. See below for details, and check out the OSR website for more … Continue reading

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WeDigBio 2018 at the Field Museum

Scientists from Field Museum and around the world need your help! Join us in transcribing scientific label data from our collections and from field notes books using online and computer tools. Activities may also include hands-on curation with specimens. This … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Urban Monarch Project this Summer

The Village of Schaumburg recently partnered with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to assist the Field Museum with their Urban Monarch Project. We are looking for volunteer Urban Monarch Technicians to monitor monarch butterfly habitat at selected sites in Schaumburg. … Continue reading

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Summer Research Positions for Students in RU’s Policy Research Collaborative

The RU Policy Research Collaborative is seeking motivated Chicago-area undergraduate and graduate students to join a 10-member team in Summer 2018 that will research housing data for a study to determine the financial impact that predatory house-purchase contract sales had … Continue reading

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