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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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6/10 of a Mile Nature Walk

Roosevelt University’s Schuamburg campus’ nature walk is in full bloom.  Take a walk through the native prairie, and enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna.  A path has been carved out just for you!  Biodiversity is impressive, and the view is

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Discounted Staff and Faculty DIVVY Memberships

Back in June, Roosevelt Staff and Faculty became eligible for a discounted, year-long DIVVY membership. With the discount applied, RU Staff and Faculty pay $65 (versus the standard $75) for DIVVY memberships. It’s easy to get, and even easier to

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Congrats RU Bike2Campus Winners of 2015

Although belated, I am very excited to announce the results of the Bike2Campus competition that took place April 20th-24th! Last year (2014) there was one RU participant in the Bike2Campus competition, but this year there were five participants from Roosevelt. Roosevelt is

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Initial Summer Rooftop Garden Harvesting & Involvement

The outdoor rooftop garden, located on the 5th floor of Roosevelt University’s Wabash building, is ready for volunteer involvement, tours, class involvement, and more! With the help of six different volunteers thus far this summer, the garden is looking fantastic,

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