Category Archives: wildlife

Film Screening: “Chicago’s True Nature” (Mon. 11/26)

Join us on Monday, Nov. 26th, from 12:30-1:45pm in WB 612 @RU’s Chicago Campus for a film screening of Chicago’s True Nature, a documentary film about the remarkable Forest Preserve system of Cook County, IL. Sneak preview here:   This … Continue reading

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Summer 2019 Course Preview for SUST 361 Urban Ecology

This coming summer semester (2019) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an exciting new field-based course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. Graham Pickren at the Chicago Campus. This five-Saturdays course introduces students to the research methods and practices … Continue reading

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Alum Diana Ramirez (BA ’17) Publishes Article on Burnham Wildlife Corridor

Diana Ramirez, who graduated from RU in May 2017 as the university’s first double-major in Sociology and Sustainability Studies, has just published an article in the Chicago news publication, South Side Weekly. Her October 10th essay, “Scavenging the South Lakefront,” … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Urban Monarch Project this Summer

The Village of Schaumburg recently partnered with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to assist the Field Museum with their Urban Monarch Project. We are looking for volunteer Urban Monarch Technicians to monitor monarch butterfly habitat at selected sites in Schaumburg. … Continue reading

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Chicago’s True Nature: Black History Month Event at RU Next Tuesday 2/27

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 4pm –6pm LOCATION: Roosevelt University Sullivan Room Auditorium Building 2nd Floor (AUD 232) 430 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 FREE REGISTRATION: forestpreserves_blackhistorymonth.eventbrite.com You’re Invited to a Celebration of Black History Month! The … Continue reading

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Info Meetings for BIOL 369/469 Conservation Biology in Tropical Africa

This coming spring semester at RU, the Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences is offering BIOL 369/469 Conservation Biology: Tropical Africa — a 14-day, field-based course that will largely be carried out in the Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania, where … Continue reading

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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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