Monthly Archives: January 2011

Midwest Real Food Summit 2011

Here’s another great opportunity to learn about sustainable food issues and systems, with a special focus on urban food production and consumption. This one’s to be held at Northwestern University in Evanston. Midwest Real Food Summit 2011: Urban Food Systems … Continue reading

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Help RU Win a $250K Sustainability Grant

You and your friends can help Roosevelt University win a $250,000 grant from Pepsi that will be used to make the Schaumburg Campus an environmentally sustainable facility. All you have to do is vote once a day during the month … Continue reading

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Student Conference on Sustainable Agriculture

I just got word via email of an interesting academic conference for students to be held at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, on April 2-3, 2011. The focus is on sustainable agriculture, and one of the keynote speakers is Milwaukee-based … Continue reading

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Register Now for the Wild Things 2011 Environmental Conference

The Wild Things conference is a fun and educational all-day event sponsored biannually by the Chicago Wilderness organization and other partners, and covers a vast array of topics related to urban ecology, conservation, gardening, wildlife, science, politics, and environmental activism. … Continue reading

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Spring 2011 Semester Kicks Off for RU’s Sustainability Studies

Today snowy monday marks the start of the “spring” semester for RU’s Sustainability Studies program. My classes (PLS 392 Seminar in Humanities and SUST 210 The Sustainable Future) are now officially in session. If you’re registered in either of these … Continue reading

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Friends of Volo Bog Offer Scholarships

I just received this email announcement from the Friends of Volo Bog about their scholarships available for academic year 2011-12. The Friends of Volo Bog is offering an Entering College scholarship and a Continuing College scholarship for $1,000 each to … Continue reading

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Spring Online Classes Begin Monday, Jan. 24

This spring semester at Roosevelt, most campus-based classes already have begun. My spring courses, PLS 392 Humanities and SUST 210 The Sustainable Future, begin on Monday, Jan. 24th. At that point the Blackboard (Bb) sites for these classes will be “live.” … Continue reading

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