- Earth Month 2019 @RooseveltU: Get Involved and Go Green!
- SPEED Dine & Dialog Talk: Sustainability & Social Justice (Wed 3/20 @12:30pm)
- Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposia in April 2019 & RU Workshop this Friday 2/22
- FOIA Workshop Session @RU Monday 2/18
- Register for Spring/Summer 2019 Classes, & Good Luck with Finals!
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Category Archives: Great Lakes
This fall semester, students in my SUST 220 Water class have been studying our American obsession with bottled water, which comes at the expense of (among other things) proper investment in and maintenance of public drinking water infrastructure. While taxpayer-funded … Continue reading
The Delta Institute has posted an opportunity for a Development Intern for either the Fall 2014 or the Spring 2015 semester this coming academic year. Check out its website and the detailed description below for position details and application deadlines.
This past week I’ve come across two fascinating and instructive news articles about biologists in NY and IL doing important research in different contexts, with instructive lessons for how we conserve biodiversity in the face of urbanization and invasive species. … Continue reading
Back on November 1st, the opening day of the Great Lakes Bioneers environmental sustainability conference on “Community Resilience” hosted by Roosevelt, I had the honor of introducing Dr. Sandra Steingraber, that evening’s keynote speaker. Here’s the text of my introductory … Continue reading
For the last several months, the Great Lakes Commission and the US Army Corps of Engineers have been conducting parallel studies on the feasibility of re-separating the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds here in the Chicago Region. This challenging … Continue reading