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Wabash Rooftop Garden: Fall Season Update

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WB Rooftop Garden: Fall 2016 Final Season Update: On October 27th, garden volunteers have teamed up for one last harvest on Roosevelt University’s Wabash Rooftop Garden. We were able to collect 6.6 lbs. of produce to send to the Wabash

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The Princeton Review Guide: 2016 Green College Recognition

As of Novemeber 8th, 2016, we have been recognized by The Princeton Review Guide as a Green College and University in the United States. The Princeton Review Guide tallies the amount of sustainability institutional data obtained from colleges. The green

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Roosevelt Medicinal Plant Garden

On June 23rd Roosevelt broke ground on its newest addition to the Schaumburg Campus, as part of using the campus as a learning and living laboratory. Roosevelt’s College of Pharmacy, in conjunction with Campus Planning & Operations and with support

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“Sweeter than Sugar” Bee Apiary

In July 2016, Roosevelt University expanded its “Living and Learning Labs” with the addition of an apiary to the Schaumburg Campus. Affirming the University’s’ mission to support social justice and sustainability, Roosevelt made this addition by partnering with Sweet Beginnings

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WB Rooftop Garden: 2016 Season Update

We, the Wabash Rooftop Gardeners, are pleased to report that despite an admittedly late start to our 2016 growing season, our plants are healthy, robust, and productive. This summer’s crops consist of a wide variety of fresh herbs and greens which,

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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

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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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If a butterfly can visit our rooftop garden on the 5th floor of Wabash, so can you:) Please join us for a harvest day tomorrow from 9:30am-12pm. All are welcome, even just to check things out! Email rquesnell@roosevelt.edu with questions
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