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Indoor Walking Course

It is the pleasure of Roosevelt University’s Physical Resources department to announce the addition of an “Indoor Walking Course” to our Schaumburg campus. The course will traverse the Schaumburg campus existing layout. By following the existing layout the course takes

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Roosevelt University Earns Bronze STARS Rating: A Student’s Perspective

What is a STARS Rating? RU is a current member of The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). And the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a comprehensive reporting tool that colleges and universities

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DIVVY Price Change

Chicagoans are fortunate to have access to the DIVVY Bike sharing program, which offers a sustainable transportation option for its members.  The system, which features thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations around the city, allows members to rent bikes

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Schaumburg Campus Community Gardeners Enjoy a Potluck Dinner to End the Season

Last week, on Tuesday November 17, many of Roosevelt University’s community gardeners were able to come together to partake in a potluck dinner at the Schaumburg campus. About ten gardeners were able to participate, providing delicious dishes like spicy Mexican

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Sustainable Sanitation at Roosevelt: Electrically Activated Water Technologies

We as the Roosevelt University community have a strong consideration for practicing sustainability efforts in our daily lives. This includes being conscientious of the water we use, of what we throw away, of how much energy we consume, and other

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Electronic Waste Recycling During November

Don’t know what to do with your cracked iPod? What about those broken and tangled headphones? Or your unwanted electric razor (no-shave November is now upon us)? Luckily, November is not only for growing beards, but also for responsibly disposing

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Produce Donations at the Schaumburg Community Garden

Food waste across America is rampant.  40% of all food in the U.S. goes uneaten.  31% of available food at the retail and consumer level gets wasted.  This food waste also increases methane gas emissions in our landfills.  With an

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