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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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Earth Month 2016, Revisited

The end is nigh! No I am not referring to the end of life, existence, or the Blackhawks playoff run; however, Roosevelt University’s Earth Month Extravaganza 2016 has ended. There were so many interesting activities during this year’s Earth Month

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Prairie Burn, Life Renewed.

On March 29th the main prairie at RU’s Schaumburg campus was burned to rejuvenate the landscape. Prairie fires naturally occur during thunderstorms from lighting strikes and Native Americans also periodically lite the Prairie ablaze to simulate wildfires. Fire benefits the

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Our Green Office Challenge Winners are…

This Earth Month, 5 earthusiastic teams participated in RU’s first Green Office Challenge.  The challenge measured trash output, along with waste diversion through recycling, composting, and reuse.  Teams also gained points tracking their sustainable transportation and use of electricity for

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The (Reuse Art Competition) Votes Are In!

This Earth Month we were fortunate to have artists from the RU community participate in a Reuse Art Competition.  They shared their creativity with us, and made art projects utilizing only reused items. Our first place winner is Donnette Noble,

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Vote for your favorite piece of Reuse Art for Earth Month

The Reuse Art Competition is now open and available for viewing. To vote on your favorite piece of art, please follow the link below. Images of the art have been uploaded to the survey and are available for you to

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Earth Month 2016

It’s been decided, 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 team

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