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Following Our Waste and Water Streams: SUST Senior Cassidy Avent Reflects on Her Summer 2015 Internship with SCARCE

This guest post is by RU senior Cassidy Avent, a SUST major who interned during the Summer 2015 semester at the non-profit organization, SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education), based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Here is the … Continue reading

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FMNH in the News: It’s Not Easy Being Green (For a 95 Year Old Building)

This announcement from the Field Museum of Natural History’s weekly Science and Education News bulletin (21 April 2016) notes the Museum’s achievement of LEED Gold certification, and how the sustainable operations within this historic building are a green asset to … Continue reading

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Voting Open for Reuse Art Competition at RU during Earth Month

As part of our campus Earth Week events, Roosevelt’s Reuse Art Competition is now open and available for viewing! To vote on your favorite piece of art, please follow this link. Images of the art have been uploaded to the … Continue reading

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Dig It! Earth Week Teach-Ins Today at RU’s Chicago Campus, 2-4:30pm

Students in Prof. Mike Bryson’s SUST 340 Policy, Law, & Ethics class are hosting multiple teach-ins today on various applications of sustainability in the Dining Center (WB 2nd floor), Fainman Lounge, and Congress Lounge (both on AUD 2nd floor, Michigan … Continue reading

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Earth Week Teach-Ins at RU Next Tuesday, Apr 19, 2-5pm

Students in Prof. Mike Bryson’s SUST 340 Policy, Law, & Ethics class will be hosting multiple teach-ins on various applications of sustainability in the Dining Center (WB 2nd floor), Fainman Lounge, and Congress Lounge (both on AUD 2nd floor, Michigan … Continue reading

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Tomorrow at RU: Environmental Racism Lecture, 3pm

Tomorrow afternoon at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus, the Sustainability Studies Program will host a very special guest lecture, “Environmental Racism in Historical Perspective,” by Dr. Carl Zimring, former RU professor and SUST program co-founder. Dr. Zimring will discuss and sign his groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Up-Cycling with SCARCE: SUST Senior Cassidy Avent Reflects on Her Summer 2015 Internship

This guest post is by RU senior Cassidy Avent, a SUST major who interned during the Summer 2015 semester at the non-profit organization, SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education), based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Here’s another installment … Continue reading

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