Monthly Archives: August 2013

Harvest from RU Schaumburg’s Community garden now served at Food2You

Tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, squash make up the more than 80 quarts of vegetables harvested and served at Food2You this season. The gardeners turned compost created from packaging and food waste at Roosevelt’s Wabash building into the soil last spring. Now, more than 25

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Roosevelt’s Schaumburg Campus is bursting with life and earns Certified Wildlife Habitat

A pair of American Goldfinch make Roosevelt's Schaumburg campus home. (Photo courtesy CJ Granberg)

Roosevelt’s green campus and native prairie restoration is literally bursting with life this summer. It now serves as an important oasis for migrating birds, insects and animals of all types. Humans benefit too, from the proximity to biodiversity and also from enjoying the beautiful

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Another Green Accolade for the Wabash Building

The Wabash Academic building has been certified by the Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF), which provides an affordable, streamlined and accessible path to green building certification. Joe Maguire, President and co-founder of SERF stated, “The vertical campus provides the

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Take a Walk through Our Prairie

Interested in some exercise or a great outdoor spot for lunch? Take an on-campus stroll and admire the beautiful native flora and fauna now thriving on the restored prairie at the Schaumburg campus.  Keep your eye out for American Goldlfinch,

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Sustainability is Alive at RU!

Check out a substantial upgrade to content for the Roosevelt Sustainability Green Campus Initiative at http://www.roosevelt.edu/GreenCampus.aspx. As you may know, the University’s achievements are formidable, which is especially obvious when you view them together.  This page will continue to feature

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