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Planting the Seeds of Change: Reflections on a Tour of Southeast Chicago/Northwest Indiana

by Moses Viveros A cold and cloudy day seemed to fit perfectly on our trip through the somber, industrial landscape that characterizes most of the Southeast Chicago and Northwest Indiana region. As part of Dr. Bethany Barratt’s Environmental Justice course at Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Kick-off Open Mic Night @RooseveltU on Wed 11/30

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Register @RooseveltU for Spring & Summer 2017 Classes

Here’s a cheerful thought: advising and registration are now ongoing (since Nov 1st) for the Spring & Summer 2017 semesters here at @RooseveltU. The Sustainability Studies program is offering a wide range of courses and we’re planning an exciting semester … Continue reading

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Chicago Wilderness Congress 2016 at UIC on Nov. 2nd

College students! Join the brainpower of more than 700 of the region’s top conservation and community partners at the Chicago Wilderness Congress — an annual regional conservation conference to be held on November 2nd, 2016, at the University of Illinois … Continue reading

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SUST Field Trip to Angelic Organics Farm Planned for this Sunday, Oct. 9th

This semester’s SUST 230 Food online class, taught by Prof. Vicki Gerberich, plans to head out to Angelic Organics Farm in Caledonia IL this Sunday, October 9th, for a tour of a working biodynamic organic farm founded by Farmer John Peterson. Angelic Organics … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Day of Service on the Banks of Bubbly Creek

by Moses Viveros To conclude its inaugural American Dream Reconsidered Conference last week, Roosevelt hosted a day of service where students, faculty, and staff were able to participate in a variety of different volunteer projects throughout Chicago and in the … Continue reading

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RU Environmental Sustainability Student Position (Chicago Campus) Open for Applications

The RU Physical Resources Department is offering a paid student internship/work-study position for the 2016-17 academic year. This job is an outstanding professional development opportunity and involves working directly with the RU Physical Resources Team under the direction of Paul Matthews, … Continue reading

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