Category Archives: Roosevelt

RU Awarded IL Clean Energy Community Foundation Grant

Roosevelt University was awarded a grant in April 2015 that was applied toward upgrading the energy efficiency  lighting systems for its National Historic Landmark Auditorium Building at the Chicago Campus as well as for the entire Schaumburg Campus facility. The grant was … Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s 2015 Bike2Campus Winners

One of the key events of Earth Week at Roosevelt this past April was Bike2Campus, a multi-university effort to promote cycling in Chicago. All students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to participate by biking to campus — whether directly or … Continue reading

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RU Environmental Sustainability Internship Open for Applications

The RU Physical Resources Department is offering a paid student internship position to begin in Spring/Summer 2015 and run through 2015. This job is an outstanding professional development opportunity and involves working directly with the RU Physical Resources Team under the … Continue reading

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Register Now for Summer and Fall 2015 Classes at RU

Hey, Roosevelt students! Interested in taking a cool class this summer as the weather warms up in Chicago? Still need to set up your fall course schedule? You’re in luck! Advising and registration are ongoing and spots are still available for … Continue reading

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SUST Student Symposium on Earth Day 2015: Science, Sustainability, & Social Justice

This past Earth Day, 22 April 2015, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its 3rd symposium of student research in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room 616). Four students in Roosevelt’s SUST … Continue reading

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It’s Here! Get Involved with Earth Week 2015 at Roosevelt University, April 20-24

It’s Earth Week / Bike2Campus Week at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Schaumburg! All week from April 20 through 24, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get involved in many sustainability-related events, track your sustainability efforts, and take a … Continue reading

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Burning the Prairie at Spring Valley in Schaumburg: Melanie Blume Reports on Her SUST Internship Experience this Semester

This is the 4th guest post by RU senior Melanie Blume, a SUST major who is interning with conservation and education staff at the Spring Valley Nature Center and the Volkening Heritage Farm near Roosevelt’s campus in Schaumburg IL. These excellent facilities are … Continue reading

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