Category Archives: water

Next Monday, Join “Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond” with RU Prof Michele Hoffman (Oct. 17th, 4pm)

In recognition of October as #CampusSustainabilityMonth, the Sustainability Studies Program will host a presentation by SUST adjunct professor Michele Hoffman Trotter entitled Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond on Monday, October 17th, 2016, at 4 p.m. at … Continue reading

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2016 Water-Energy-Climate Symposium at Northwestern Univ. on Oct. 13

Calling all sustainability enthusiasts and those interested in learning more about the water-energy-climate nexus! Northwestern University will be hosting a Water and Energy Symposium that is free and open to the public on October 13, 2016. The symposium offers an … Continue reading

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Pipeline Activism and State Monopolies on Violence

by Graham Pickren I’m teaching SUST 310 – Energy and Climate Change this semester in the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University, and over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been focusing on the increasingly important role that energy infrastructure … Continue reading

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Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond with RU Prof Michele Hoffman (Oct. 17th, 4pm)

Fall is here and that means Campus Sustainability Month will soon be in full swing, This October of 2016 marks the second annual Campus Sustainability Month as sponsored by The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability of Higher Education (AASHE), … 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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Reflections on a Day of Service on the Banks of Bubbly Creek

by Moses Viveros To conclude its inaugural American Dream Reconsidered Conference last week, Roosevelt hosted a day of service where students, faculty, and staff were able to participate in a variety of different volunteer projects throughout Chicago and in the … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Standoff Continues as Dozens of Tribes Protest Oil Pipeline in ND

by Mike Bryson Native Americans and First Nations people are leading the cause for climate justice in North America, and the new front line of this environmental activism is in Cannon Ball, ND. On the edge of the Standing Rock … Continue reading

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