Category Archives: Events

Planning for Environmental Justice: Kim Wasserman @RooseveltU, Wed 9/26

 

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Talking (and Sampling) Water at Sherman Park in Chicago

This past Tuesday I had the good fortune to go to the Sherman Park branch library of the Chicago Public Library system in order to do an hour-long program on water and sustainability for neighborhood teens. The librarian who invited … Continue reading

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Sustainability & the Arts: One Earth Film Festival Runs March 2-11 throughout Chicagoland

The Festival is showing environmental-focused films throughout the Chicago region through mid-March. Entry is free, with a $7 suggested donation. Check out the full film schedule here: https://www.oneearthfilmfest.org/films-by-date/  

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Chicago’s True Nature: Black History Month Event at RU on Tues 2/27

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 4pm –6pm LOCATION: Roosevelt University Sullivan Room Auditorium Building 2nd Floor (AUD 232) 430 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 RSVP: Please register at: forestpreserves_blackhistorymonth.eventbrite.com You’re Invited to a Celebration of Black History … Continue reading

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Chicago Agreement on Climate & Community: Local Voices

A week before the Chicago Climate Community Forum was held on 3 Dec 2017 at the Field Museum, I was fortunate to participate in the filming of the newly released Chicago Agreement on Climate & Community, which debuted at the … Continue reading

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Chicago Community Climate Forum: Sunday 12/3 at the Field Museum

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet Today @RooseveltU 1pm

I’m honored to deliver a guest faculty lecture at this event today at Roosevelt University. Please come and engage in a meaningful conversation about how food insecurity is prevalent and relates to our community while you learn more about issues … Continue reading

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Major Madness: Student Event @RooseveltU on Thursday, Oct. 19th, 1-3pm

I’ll be attending this upcoming “Major Madness” event (share the pdf of the above poster) as an ACP 101 first year seminar faculty member and as department chair of sociology and sustainability studies. All students are welcome (and my 101 students … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Rooftop on RU’s Service Day 2017

This past Thursday, September 14th, folks from all corners of the university headed up to the 5th floor Rooftop Garden at RU’s Wabash Building in Chicago to get some fresh air, pull weeds, enrich the planting beds, harvest herbs, and … Continue reading

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Today is Honors Research Day @RooseveltU’s Chicago Campus

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