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Fall 2018 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2018 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 1pm. Overview of SUST 330 at … Continue reading

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Summer Research Fellowships for Undergrads at the Morton Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum, one of the premier institutions of its kind in the US and an important open space / conservation site in the Chicago region, seeks students for the summer 2018 Center for Tree Science–Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF) program. Fellows … Continue reading

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The Urban Ecology Field Lab: SUST alum Diana Ramirez Reflects on Her Summer 2017 Fellowship Experience

By Diana Ramirez (BA ‘17) As we have officially moved into the “cooler season” of the year, I can’t help but reflect on what might very well be the most successful summer of my life. The Urban Ecology Field Lab … Continue reading

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Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

The University of Michigan just announced that applications are open for undergraduate students interested in conservation science to do research over two summers supported by the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program. Accepted scholars complete two 8-week summer sessions (in 2018 … Continue reading

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Info Meetings for BIOL 369/469 Conservation Biology in Tropical Africa

This coming spring semester at RU, the Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences is offering BIOL 369/469 Conservation Biology: Tropical Africa — a 14-day, field-based course that will largely be carried out in the Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania, where … Continue reading

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Return Your Solar Eclipse Glasses; Support Science Education Worldwide

Roosevelt students, faculty and staff — If you still have any solar eclipse glasses, please turn them in to Prof. Mike Bryson (mailstop: AUD 835 or office: AUD 829) or Prof. Norbert Cordeiro (WB 816). Glasses will be donated to … Continue reading

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SUST Symposium 4.1 (Spring 2017) @RooseveltU: Advancing Campus Sustainability, Critiquing Neoliberalism

As part of #EarthMonth2017 at Roosevelt University, the Sustainability Studies Program hosted its Spring 2017 SUST Symposium on Wednesday 4/26 from 2-6pm in RU’s Gage Gallery in Chicago (18 S. Michigan Avenue). Symposium 4.1 featured nine team presentations by RU … Continue reading

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