Category Archives: science

Urban Ecology Field Lab – Summer opportunity 2019

Hi folks, I am once again serving as the Program Coordinator for the Urban Ecology Field Lab, a summer research/mentorship program at the Field Museum of Natural History. We’re doing important research on biodiversity, soil/water relationships, and social engagement and … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Course Preview for SUST 390 – Introduction to Geographic Information Science

The Sustainability Studies program is once again offering its innovative course on Geographic Information Science (GIS) in Fall 2019. GIS is a software application that allows us to visualize data, ask questions, and conduct analysis so that we can better … Continue reading

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Enter the Microcosm: SUST Prof Michele Hoffman Celebrates Marine Biodiversity 2/20 at 7pm in Lake County

Sustainability advocates, SUST and BIOL majors, biodiversity fans, ocean lovers, environmental policy wonks, friends near and far: tomorrow night 2/20 at 7pm at the Groton Community Center in Lake County is where you can enter the wondrous “Microcosm” of marine … Continue reading

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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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Film Screening @RooseveltU: “Chicago’s True Nature” (Mon. 11/26)

Join us tomorrow, Nov. 26th, from 12:30-1:45pm in WB 612 @RooseveltU’s Chicago Campus for a film screening of Chicago’s True Nature, a documentary film about the remarkable Forest Preserve system of Cook County, IL. Sneak preview here:   This event … 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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