Category Archives: People

Earth Month 2016 Activities at Roosevelt

It’s been decided that Earth Day —a single day dedicated to the importance of preserving our planet and the life it holds– is simply not enough! That’s why the entire month of April has been deemed Earth Month by a … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, Education, Events, People, Roosevelt, Schaumburg, Schaumburg Campus, Students, Sustainability

SUST Program Looks Back at 2015

Today’s post on the SUST at RU Blog, the official voice of Roosevelt’s Sustainability Studies undergraduate program, is a review of 2015’s events, accomplishments, and projects. Several of these had a positive impact on RU’s Schaumburg Campus, including the work … Continue reading

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Sustainability Initiatives in Crystal Lake, IL

By Mary Rasic for SUST 210 online I live about 50 miles northwest of the Loop, in Crystal Lake, IL.  Honestly, six years ago, I was resistant to move here, as I perceived it to be too far from sweet … Continue reading

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Urban to Suburban Movement: A Search for Nature

By Jana Mazan for SUST 210 online Currently, many urban communities are working to restore their natural history by integrating more flora and fauna into their parks and even on the concrete streets of their bustling cities. While the enhancement … Continue reading

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RU’s Sustainability Initiative Unveils New Green Campus Website

Last week marked the launch of the Roosevelt Sustainability Initiative’s new Green Campus website. Not only does the new content-rich site do an admirable job detailing the university’s recent awards and accomplishments on making its operations and curriculum more sustainable, … Continue reading

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Recycling in Oak Park, IL

By Arielle Starling for SUST 210* Chicago Wilderness is a program that specializes in these four areas: restoring nature, climate action, nature-based experiences and education for children, and promoting green infrastructure, according to the organization’s website. The restoring nature part … Continue reading

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Film Screening on Fri 2/24: The Interrupters

This coming Friday, Feb. 24th, RU’s Schaumburg Campus will host a film screening and discussion at 5:30pm of The Interrupters, a critically-lauded story of three “violence interrupters” in Chicago who now protect their communities from the violence that they once employed. … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Events, People, Schaumburg Campus, Social Justice