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Ramping up Research @RooseveltU: the Office of Student Research

To all RU students — the new Office of Student Research is currently accepting proposals (due Nov. 15) for student research projects to be conducted in Spring 2019. See below for details, and check out the OSR website for more … Continue reading

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

Join us on Monday, Nov. 26th, from 12:30-1:45pm in WB 612 @RU’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 … Continue reading

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The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Summer Program

Sharing an exciting conservation scholarship program at the University of Michigan–the Doris Duke Conservation ScholarsProgram (DDCSP UM). DDCSP UM is a two-year research and internship opportunity for bright, curious undergraduate students interested in conservation, nature, and the environment. The program is aimed … Continue reading

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My Vision of a Sustainable Utopia

By Christine T. Holbrook This semester I took Sustainable Future (SUST210) taught by Professor Graham Pickren, a course of study required to complete my bachelor’s degree in Sustainability Studies. Throughout this course, I learned a great deal of the issues … Continue reading

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Summer 2019 Course Preview for SUST 361 Urban Ecology

This coming summer semester (2019) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an exciting new field-based course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. Graham Pickren at the Chicago Campus. This five-Saturdays course introduces students to the research methods and practices … Continue reading

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Alum Diana Ramirez (BA ’17) Publishes Article on Burnham Wildlife Corridor

Diana Ramirez, who graduated from RU in May 2017 as the university’s first double-major in Sociology and Sustainability Studies, has just published an article in the Chicago news publication, South Side Weekly. Her October 10th essay, “Scavenging the South Lakefront,” … Continue reading

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Summer 2019 Course Preview for SUST 390 Rooftop Garden

This coming summer semester (2019) the Sustainability Studies program will reprise our innovative special topics course, SUST 390 Rooftop Garden, at the Chicago Campus. The class will utilize RU’s unique 5th-story rooftop garden on its LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building as … Continue reading

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