Category Archives: students

Help RU Grow Greener in 2016-17!

For RU students gearing up and getting ready for the 2016-17 academic year, there are many golden opportunities on campus to contribute to RU’s sustainability efforts and help our university grow greener. Here are just a few of interest: The … Continue reading

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Register @RooseveltU for Fall 2016 Classes

Spots are still open in great classes for the Fall 2016 semester at Roosevelt. If you’re an RU student, (1) look over the fall schedule using this coursefinder, (2) check your remaining course requirements, and (3) email or call your assigned academic … Continue reading

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Sustainability and Science at the 2016 SENCER Summer Institute

This past week, Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus and the Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences hosted the 2016 SENCER Summer Institute — an annual gathering of educators devoted to exploring and sharing ways to make science, math, and STEM-related courses … Continue reading

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Forest Conservation in Tanzania: SUST Alum Emily Rhea Reflects on Conservation Biology Travel Course

During the spring of 2016, Roosevelt students in Prof. Nobby Cordiero’s BIOL 367 Conservation Biology class capped off their semester with a May trip to Tanzania. This guest post is by RU alum Emily Rhea, a May 2016 SUST graduate … Continue reading

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Get Involved this Summer: Sustainability in/around Chicago

by SUST adjunct professor Vicki Gerberich During summer, sometimes university students and faculty can feel disconnected from the sustainability issues and the sense of community that they care about. In an effort to stay involved and connected this summer in … Continue reading

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Following Our Waste and Water Streams: SUST Senior Cassidy Avent Reflects on Her Summer 2015 Internship with SCARCE

This guest post is by RU senior Cassidy Avent, a SUST major who interned during the Summer 2015 semester at the non-profit organization, SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education), based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Here is the … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 SUST Symposium at RU Featured Internships, Research, & Campus Sustainability Projects

Last Wednesday, April 27th, as part of our Earth Week campus events and activities, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its biannual afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at … Continue reading

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