Monthly Archives: October 2013

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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Join the Great Lakes Bioneers at Roosevelt’s Wabash campus Nov 1-3

Join the Great Lakes Bioneers at Roosevelt’s Wabash campus for its second annual conference over three days Nov 1-3. The theme, Creating Resilient Communities will feature innovators addressing environmental and social justice issues. Thought leaders will attend for a lively

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RU Recognized by IL Sustainability Compact Program

This week Roosevelt University achieved silver-level recognition under the Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Compact Program for Higher Education. Governor Pat Quinn will present Roosevelt University with the Governor’s Sustainability Award on October 29. Roosevelt received this distinct honor for its ongoing

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SUST Students Share Internship/Research Experiences on Oct 17 at RU in Chicago

Reposted from Please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University next week for a special afternoon symposium on Thursday, Oct. 17th, from 4-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room

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RUrbanPioneers Community Gardeners donate 120 lbs of produce to local food pantry

20 lbs of organic, vine-ripened tomatoes, zucchini, Swiss chard, and basil was grown and donated by the RUrbanPIoneers Community Gardeners Amusa Adebayo, James Feezor, Sean Keating, MaryBeth Radeck, and the Institute of Continued Learning at Roosevelt University. The group also

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