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Busy as Bees in the Wabash Rooftop Garden

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden is ready and raring to go! (Photo: T. Mucci, 2016) As of last week all of our vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of…

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Waste Diversion for the NFL Draft and Next Steps

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
This year marked the second year that Roosevelt University partnered with and hosted the National Football League (NFL) annual Draft. There were some main differences between how Roosevelt University (RU) and the NFL…

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Join RU’s Team for the Bike Commuter Challenge!

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
RU is gearing up to participate in and win this year’s 25th annual Bike Commuter Challenge, hosted by the Active Transportation Alliance!  Please join the group ‘Roosevelt U. Bikes’ to help us accrue…

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SUST 320 Walking Tour of the Cabrini-Green/Near North Neighborhood

Post by Maria Cancilla, SUST major On April 14, 2016, Professor Pickren led his SUST 320 – Sprawl, Transport and Planning students through the Cabrini-Green/Near North Neighborhood on a walking tour. We did some reading about the infamous housing projects, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Earth Month Activities at RU

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
This April, show off your Sustainability prowess with these awesome Earth Month competitions! We are seeking artists from the entire RU community to participate in a REUSE ART COMPETITION. We are asking that…

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MAPmatters Week: Make Your Voice Heard in Springfield!

Help us protect MAP Grants, Illinois’ only need-based grant for education. #MAPmatters pic.twitter.com/9AgBbF46I8

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Would you like plastic or more plastic?

Guest post by Moses Viveros, SUST class of 2018 The Law of Unintended Consequences occurs when “A” is supposed to make “B” happen but instead, “C” happens. On August 1st 2015, Chicago’s Bag Ban Ordinance went into affect. The ordinance … Continue reading

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