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Move-Out Donation Drive Promotes Environmental Awareness, Earns Cash

This past May, Roosevelt University ran a Move-Out Donation Drive as students emptied their dorms between May 4th and 13th. The donation drive was sponsored by Campus Planning and Operations, Residence Life, and Savers, a thrift retailer. The numbers are

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Royalty on the Wing: Monarch Waystations


This spring Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg Campus was recognized as a Monarch Waystation. This certification indicates that RU is dedicated to creating and maintaining a healthy environment not only for the RU community, but the entire biotic community. This accreditation has

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Bike Commuter Challenge Results

We are very excited to share with the RU Community that our University team ‘Roosevelt U. Bikes’ did exceptionally well during the annual Bike Commuter Challenge (BCC), hosted by the Chicago Active Transportation Alliance. From June 10-17, the team of

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Busy as Bees in the Wabash Rooftop Garden

The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden is ready and raring to go! As of last week all of our vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of which will be donated to the Wabash Dining Center. The 2016

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Waste Diversion for the NFL Draft and Next Steps

This year marked the second year that Roosevelt University partnered with and hosted the National Football League (NFL) annual Draft. There were some main differences between how Roosevelt University (RU) and the NFL approached the Draft this year, compared to

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Join RU’s Team for the Bike Commuter Challenge!

RU is gearing up to participate in and win this year’s 25th annual Bike Commuter Challenge, hosted by the Active Transportation Alliance!  Please join the group ‘Roosevelt U. Bikes’ to help us accrue mileage!  Anyone who will be riding even

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Open, Sustainability Intern Position

An Environmental Sustainability Student Associate position has opened up! This Roosevelt University intern position is housed under the Physical Resources Department and has a sustainability focus. The start date is as soon as possible, and the end date is August

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