Category Archives: water

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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Faces of the Poisoned: A Roosevelt University Journalism Convergence Project

The Department of Communication in Roosevelt University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a panel discussion with Roosevelt journalism students who traveled to Flint, Michigan, this spring to cover the drinking water crisis story. Hear, see, and experience the … Continue reading

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UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy for 2016

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series geared towards individuals interested in the relation between sustainability and energy. The 2016 program theme is “Nexus,” that is, the connection between water and energy. In … 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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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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Paid Summer Internship: Friends of the Chicago River

Friends of the Chicago River is offering a paid River Stewardship and Wildlife internship available for summer 2016. This 3-month position begins at the end of May, and has a $2,500 stipend.  This is a great opportunity to intern with an … Continue reading

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