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Register Now for SUST 361 Urban Ecology this Summer!

Now that the Spring 2020 semester is finished, it’s a great time to set yourself up for a summer class @RooseveltU. The Sustainability Studies program will offer an innovative and exciting fully-online course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Course Preview for SUST 361 Urban Ecology

For coming summer semester (2020) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an innovative fully-online course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. Graham Pickren. A unique experiential learning course, SUST 361 introduces students to the research methods and practices of … Continue reading

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SUST Alumni Update from Margaret Allen (BA ’19)

One of the best things about teaching in RU’s Sustainability Studies program is hearing about our alumni successes in graduate school, professional internships, employment, travel, and/or community service. This Spring 2020 semester we aim to profile our alumni every few … Continue reading

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Wave Film Fest @ Columbia College on Sat 2/29

RU students, staff, faculty, and alumni — check out this cool (and free!) one-day film festival on all things oceanic! Scheduled for Sat 2/29 @Columbia College, just down the street from RU, the event will feature one of our own … Continue reading

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“An Inconvenient Truth” Film Screening @RU on Mon 2/24

Please share this pdf version of the event flier!

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Fall 2020 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2020 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 2020 NSF Fellowships: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

SUST majors @RooseveltU, particularly those who have had some biology and/or environmental science classes, are in a good position to apply for a Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) summer fellowships, offered through generous funding by the National Science Foundation. These … Continue reading

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Building a Sustainable and Resilient Environment

by Sylwia Kmiec for SUST 350 Part of creating a sustainable and resilient environment is to improve and protect the quality of this place we call home, through the elimination of all the harm humans cause. This idea is explored … Continue reading

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Register Now for SUST 370 – Mapping for Sustainability (Spring 2020)

The Sustainability Studies program will offer innovative course entitled “Mapping for Sustainability” this coming Spring 2020 semester at Roosevelt U. This hands-on course utilizes Geographic Information Science (GIS )software, which allows us to visualize data, ask questions, and conduct analysis … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Course Preview for SUST 361 Urban Ecology

This coming summer semester (2020) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an innovative fully-online course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. Graham Pickren. This unique experiential learning course introduces students to the research methods and practices of the growing … Continue reading

Posted in biodiversity, cities, conservation, courses, ecology, education, faculty, parks and public land, restoration, Roosevelt, science, students, wildlife