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Crickets and Kale: WB Garden Summer Update

by Diana Ramirez and Moses Viveros Despite the slow start at the beginning of this year’s growing season, the 2017 Wabash Rooftop Summer Gardeners have been working hard to revitalize our outdoor plots to harvest fresh herbs and vegetables that … Continue reading

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SUST Alumni Tend the WB Rooftop Garden at RU this Summer

SUST grads Moses Viveros and Diana Ramirez (BA, May 2017) are working this summer as Sustainability Student Associates at RU’s Chicago Campus. Among their many and various projects is tending the WB Rooftop Garden on the 5th floor of Roosevelt’s … Continue reading

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The Power of Urban Agriculture

by Vicki Gerberich One of my favorite aspects of teaching the SUST 230 Food course in RU’s Sustainability Studies program is the fact that I have the opportunity to talk about urban agriculture and often introduce students to organizations and … Continue reading

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Policy Initiatives for Combating Food Waste

By Yessenia Balcazar Among the topics that were covered in my most recent courses I have taken as a sustainability studies major at Roosevelt University, I found that the topic of food waste, particularly the sources of food waste, 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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Finals Week Assignment: Get Registered for Summer & Fall Classes @RooseveltU!

As the spring semester’s regular classes ended on Monday and we begin Finals Week today at Roosevelt, it’s a great time to take a few minutes’ break from studying and writing papers to get registered for summer and fall classes! … Continue reading

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SUST Symposium 2017 Today in @RooseveltU’s Gage Gallery (2-6pm)

In celebration of #EarthMonth2017, the Roosevelt community is warmly invited to attend today’s Spring 2017 SUST Symposium, held from 2-6pm at RU’s Gage Gallery in Chicago (18 S. Michigan Ave.) and video-conferenced live via Zoom. Symposium 4.1 (Spring 2017) features … Continue reading

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