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Climate politics: Environmentalists need to think globally, but act locally

This article was originally published in The Conversation, an open-access journal that allow republishing of articles under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Authors: Nives Dolsak, Professor of Environmental Policy, University of Washington and Aseem Prakash, Walker Family Professor and … Continue reading

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Water and Environmental Justice in Flint: Marc Edwards Speaks at Univ. of Chicago Oct. 14

Join University of Chicago for a lecture concerning environmental justice and advocacy, and confronting government failure and deception. Marc A. Edwards, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Virginia Tech University, will be giving a lecture … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Costa Rica this Spring Break!

New to Roosevelt in Spring semester 2017 is a study abroad course focusing on ecotourism in Costa Rica. SUST/HOSM 390 provides students with an in-depth understanding of ecotourism in Costa Rica, one of the pioneering countries in the world of … Continue reading

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WB Rooftop Garden: 2016 Season Update

Originally posted on Roosevelt University Green Campus :
We, the Wabash Rooftop Gardeners, are pleased to report that despite an admittedly late start to our 2016 growing season, our plants are healthy, robust, and productive. This summer’s crops consist of a wide…

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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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