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Curious About Climate Change? Attend the Screening of the New Film Paris to Pittsburgh

Wabash Building Room 1215 4 – 5:45 pm Monday, November 4th The Sustainability Studies Program is hosting a film screening and discussion of the climate change-focused documentary Paris to Pittsburgh. The film charts the role that U.S. cities are playing in … Continue reading

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Cook County is hiring a part-time Sustainability Fellow

Dear alumni, please see this unique job opening with Cook County and the Forest Preserves. A summary is below, and the link to apply is here. Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Policy & Special Projects Manager, the … Continue reading

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Forest Preserve Career Fair March 2nd

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Academic Hourly Research – Sustainability Technician at UIUC

This is a fantastic group & great opportunity: “The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is in search of a technician to conduct research on sustainability solutions to assist clients to improve organizational sustainability. Support and document sustainability activities associated with materials, … Continue reading

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Voter Registration Drive – Monday October 8th from 11-3pm

As part of Campus Sustainability Month, the Sustainability Studies Program is organizing a voter registration event on Monday, October 8th from 11-3pm. We’ll have a table set up in the Congress Lounge, Auditorium Building 2nd floor that will be staffed … Continue reading

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How Does Your Water Flow? Comparing soil infiltration rates between natural areas and turf grass in urban parkland

By Brittany Janney (SUST Major class of ’18) and Michelle Giles (SUST Major class of ’18) This past summer we participated in the Urban Ecology Field Lab program at the Field Museum of Natural History. The Field Lab is an … Continue reading

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Bones and Flesh: Interning at the Field Museum’s Collections Resource Center

As we approach the beginning of the fall semester, the RU Sustain blog will be featuring posts from Sustainability Studies student’s summer internships. First up is senior Darlene Buibas, who completed an internship at the Field Museum of Natural History.  … Continue reading

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Apply Now for the Hubbard Fellowship!

Originally posted on The Prairie Ecologist:
We are now accepting applications for the 6th class of Hubbard Fellows with The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska.  Application deadline is September 21, and the position will run from February 2019 through January of…

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Paid Internship, Youth Conservation at the Field Museum

Hi folks, the Science Action Center at the Field Museum is hiring for a paid intern to work in the Youth Conservation Action (YCA) program this summer. Go to the site below and in the Careers section, just look for … Continue reading

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This summer, the Fund for the Public Interest  is hiring paid summer staff to work with Environment Illinois to run a grassroots campaign protecting wildlife! We are working to pass a statewide ban on polystyrene (or what a lot of people think of as … Continue reading

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