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Call For RUrbanPioneers Community Gardeners!

My name is Mary Rasic and I am a Sustainability student and Environmental Sustainability Associate for Physical Resources Department at Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg campus. I am coordinating Roosevelt University’s RUrbanPioneer Community Garden for the 2015 growing season. This is our

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IAEP Student Career Conference @ DePaul University

On Saturday, January 24, 2015, The Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals (IAEP) hosted its annual Student Career Conference at DePaul University, Chicago, IL. The IAEP is a society of professionals who work unswervingly to enhance our global environment. It serves

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22 Ash trees removed from Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg campus

Over winter break, The Care of Trees removed 22 Ash trees from Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg campus, due to the Emerald Ash Borer. The trees were pulverized into mulch and will be reused on campus, as doing so will conserve soil

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Springtime, is a busy time!

While everyday in the Physical Resources Department is a busy day, Springtime presents an especially busy and exciting time! Although it can still be a bit nippy out at the start of the season, lots of changes take place and

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Great Success for Rooftop Garden Meeting Kickoff

On Friday, November 7th, Environmental Sustainability Student Associate Rebecca Quesnell, in collaboration with Roosevelt University’s Physical Resources Department, hosted the first Wabash Rooftop Garden planning meeting of its kind. The meeting was developed in an attempt to involve the RU

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Spring Involvement with the Wabash Rooftop Garden

The weather is convincing us that it is now Fall time, which means bundling up more and more, hot soup, hot chocolate, pumpkins, and more. But even so, this should not hold us back from thinking ahead, on how we

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Roosevelt University’s Physical Resources Department has developed a Strategic Tree Replacement Plan for the Schaumburg Campus in 2015!

Photo by Mary Rasic

Building upon Roosevelt University’s, Schaumburg campus’ sustainable landscape and recent Level I Arboretum Accreditation, the Physical Resources Department has developed a strategic tree replacement plan for 2015. Our goal is to rehabilitate the local ecosystem, improve food security, provide educational

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