Category Archives: Roosevelt

Help RU Grow Greener in 2016-17!

For RU students gearing up and getting ready for the 2016-17 academic year, there are many golden opportunities on campus to contribute to RU’s sustainability efforts and help our university grow greener. Here are just a few of interest: The … Continue reading

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Register @RooseveltU for Fall 2016 Classes

Spots are still open in great classes for the Fall 2016 semester at Roosevelt. If you’re an RU student, (1) look over the fall schedule using this coursefinder, (2) check your remaining course requirements, and (3) email or call your assigned academic … Continue reading

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Sustainability and Science at the 2016 SENCER Summer Institute

This past week, Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus and the Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences hosted the 2016 SENCER Summer Institute — an annual gathering of educators devoted to exploring and sharing ways to make science, math, and STEM-related courses … Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s Wabash Rooftop Garden 2016 Season Underway at the Chicago Campus

The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus is ready and raring to go! All of the garden’s vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of which will be donated to the Wabash Dining Center. The … Continue reading

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Forest Conservation in Tanzania: SUST Alum Emily Rhea Reflects on Conservation Biology Travel Course

During the spring of 2016, Roosevelt students in Prof. Nobby Cordiero’s BIOL 367 Conservation Biology class capped off their semester with a May trip to Tanzania. This guest post is by RU alum Emily Rhea, a May 2016 SUST graduate … Continue reading

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RU graduate Tiffany Mucci Publishes Essay on City Creatures Blog

The thriving environmental discourse of urban nature writing is highly varied in terms of genre — from fiction to poetry to creative nonfiction — and subject, as evidenced by the recently published volume City Creatures (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015) and … Continue reading

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Microcosm Heads to Alaska this June

This summer the adventure into the oceanic microscopic universe continues as filmmaker, marine biologist, and Roosevelt University SUST Adjunct Professor Michele Hoffman Trotter and her colleagues set out for Alaska on the exciting field expedition yet for her upcoming documentary … Continue reading

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