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Earth Week/Bike2Campus Week 2014!!!

Join Roosevelt, tomorrow the 17th for Water Conservation Day as well as to help kick off Earth Week/Bike2Campus Week 2014! This event will be taking place from 3-5pm in the Auditorium Building, Fainman Lounge. Stop on by and grab some

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Finals Are Coming Up, So Take A Break!!!

Finals are approaching fast…faster than I would like to admit. And, with that in mind, you deserve a break from all that hard studying! As such, April 21st-25th marks Earth Week/Bike2Campus Week and it also offers the perfect opportunity to

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Earth Week and Bike2Campus Week, What?!

Most of us know that Earth Week (April 21st-25th) is approaching. However, not all of us may know that this same week marks the first time ever that the Chicago Network of Sustainability in Higher Education (CNSHE) is hosting the

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Roosevelt University & Water Conservation, What Sweet Cohesion!

Living in Chicago, at the corner of Lake Michigan and a seemingly endless supply of water, we Chicagoans don’t always think about how much water we use on a day-to-day basis. However, our proximity to a large volume of water

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Lights out for Earth Hour 2014: March 29 2013 at 8:30pm!

On Saturday 29 March 2013 from 8:30-9:30pm, Roosevelt University will join hundreds of millions of people across the globe in switching off the lights of our locations and facilities across the whole campus for This year launches another way to support the Earth. Earth

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Roosevelt Deepens its Commitment to Sustainability—and You Can Too

Roosevelt University reconfirmed its commitment to building a healthy and just world by renewing its membership in AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.)  Membership benefits are free to every individual at RU so that the entire

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Join an interactive Energy Forum in Chicago on Nov 15th

On November 15th, the Institute of Cultural Affairs(ICA) will be hosting a new type of energy forum as part of their Accelerate 77 program. Join us for an interactive day exploring the future of energy in Chicago through ignite sessions,

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RUrbanPioneers Harvest Season Ends with the First Frost

The RUrbanPioneers Community Garden wrapped its second season this week with the first frost. Gardens tended by Food2You were particularly successful, with vegetables served on campus in soups and recipes all summer long. The garden also provided rich learning experiences for

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Roosevelt’s Environmental Sustainability Committee Welcomes New Members

Eight new members of the University community joined RU’s Environmental Sustainability Committee this month. Hailing from faculty, staff and administration, these new members will help RU advance its sustainable agenda including improving waste diversion via recycling, reducing energy use, expanding

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Wabash Building Honored Again for Sustainability

Roosevelt University’s Wabash vertical campus building will receive an Honor Award for SustainABILITY from the American Institute of Architects at 2013 DESIGNIGHT. Described as the “premier architecture and urban design awards program” by William Leddy, FAIA, the award is a

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