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Roosevelt University Recognized by the National Wildlife Federation in “The Campus Wild”

Roosevelt University is extremely proud to be recognized by the National Wildlife Federation for creating and maintaining a beautiful and functional landscape that is teeming with flora and fauna.  In their report entitled “The Campus Wild,” the National Wildlife Federation

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Water, Sustainability, and the City

Most of us think that since we live by some of the world’s largest bodies of fresh water, The Great Lakes, there must be no way we’re running out of it in the United States. Contrary to that belief, the

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Bike2Campus Week is Back, and Now in the Fall!

October 9-16, 2015, marks the third round of Bike2Campus week! Eleven Chicagoland colleges and universities, along with Roosevelt, will be partaking in this weeklong event. Previously in the spring, Bike2Campus week has now been moved to fall in hopes of

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RU Rooftop Garden Harvest

I am pleased to announce that the Roosevelt University Rooftop Garden has surpassed last year in terms of production! We have harvested approximately 34 pounds of produce, which is a pound more than what was collected in 2014. Not only

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Planters in Front of RU’S Auditorium Building

Last week on Friday, August 14, two different species of plants were transplanted into the planters in front of Roosevelt University’s Auditorium Building on Michigan Avenue. The planters were empty just weeks ago, until the City of Chicago planted a

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The Rooftop Garden’s Summer, Thus Far

The Roosevelt Wabash Rooftop Garden is still in swing as August begins, with another outdoor garden workday scheduled for tomorrow—Tuesday, August 3rd, from 9am-12pm. We are planning to harvest, water the garden, and make some repairs to the leaning trellis,

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Article in ChicagoInno Showcases Roosevelt University’s Sustainability Efforts

At Roosevelt University we are extremely proud of our sustainability efforts.  This past Monday, Karis Hustad, staff writer at ChicagoInno, was able to join us at our downtown campus for a tour.  Paul Matthews, Assistant Vice President of Operations, and

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  • It's Bike2Campus week, October 9-16! Ride to school or around town, record on B2C website, and get rewarded! 1 day ago
  • Happy Campus Sustainability Month! Come celebrate by participating in one last Wabash rooftop garden harvest- Friday, October 16 from 12-2pm 1 day ago
  • Outdoor Rooftop Garden Harvest Day, tomorrow, 9:30-12pm, 5th floor of WB Building, through the workout facility-- stop on by, all welcome!!! 1 month ago
  • Small but mighty cucumber making an appearance on the Roosevelt Wabash Rooftop Garden! 2 months ago
  • Small but mighty cucumber making an appearance on the Roosevelt Wabash Rooftop Garden! 2 months ago
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