Category Archives: Research

Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposia in April 2019 & RU Workshop this Friday 2/22

This is a great opportunity for RU students in all disciplines to present their research, get public speaking experience, receive feedback from faculty experts on their work, network with fellow students at Chgo-area universities, and build professional credentials for their … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, Conferences, Education, Events, Research, Students | Comments Off on Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposia in April 2019 & RU Workshop this Friday 2/22

FOIA Workshop Session @RU Monday 2/18

SUST and SOC majors, check out this excellent workshop at RU scheduled for tomorrow, Mon 2/18, at 11am in AUD 314. (See this pdf). This workshop is ideal for students in my current SUST 340 Policy, Law, & Ethics course, … Continue reading

Posted in Classes, Education, Events, Faculty, Research, Roosevelt, Social justice, Students | Comments Off on FOIA Workshop Session @RU Monday 2/18

RU Students! Apply Now for Funding thru the Office of Student Research

To my RU students and advisees — the new Office of Student Research is currently accepting proposals (due Nov. 15) for student research projects for Spring 2019. See below for details, and check out the OSR website for more info. … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Research, Roosevelt, Students | Comments Off on RU Students! Apply Now for Funding thru the Office of Student Research

Office of Student Research Provides Funding for Students

Posted in Education, Research, Roosevelt, Students | Comments Off on Office of Student Research Provides Funding for Students

Wildness: Relations of People and Place

This March saw the publication of the new book Wildness: Relations of People and Place, edited by Gavin Van Horn and John Hausdoerffer (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017), an environmental humanities project sponsored by the Center for Humans and Nature. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Chicago, Faculty, Humanities, News, Research, Roosevelt, Sustainability, Urban ecology, Urban nature, Wildlife | Comments Off on Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Today is Honors Research Day @RooseveltU’s Chicago Campus

Also see the pdf version of this image.

Posted in Conferences, Education, Events, Humanities, Research, Roosevelt, Science, Social justice, Students | Comments Off on Today is Honors Research Day @RooseveltU’s Chicago Campus

Water Stories: Narrative, Urban Sustainability, and the Fluid Future of the Otakaro-Avon River in Christchurch, New Zealand

Twenty-five years ago, I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Antarctica as part of a scientific research expedition from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Taking a semester’s leave from my graduate studies at SUNY Stony Brook, I worked for two … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Faculty, Humanities, Research, Rivers, Science, Sustainability, Urban ecology, Urban nature, Water | Comments Off on Water Stories: Narrative, Urban Sustainability, and the Fluid Future of the Otakaro-Avon River in Christchurch, New Zealand

Journal of Sustainability Studies

Just found out about this relatively new interdisciplinary journal, the University of North Alabama’s Journal of Sustainability Studies. The Call for Submissions for Issue 1.2 (Dec 2016) is focused on sustainability policy. About JSS The Journal of Sustainability Studies, an … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Research, Sustainability | Comments Off on Journal of Sustainability Studies

SUST Symposium 3.1 (Spring 2016) Today at RU

Today, April 27th, is officially my favorite day of the semester: Symposium Day! Please join me at today’s Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University for a special afternoon Symposium of student projects and research from 2:30-5:30pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified … Continue reading

Posted in Classes, Education, Events, Internships, Research, Roosevelt, Science, Students, Sustainability, Urban ecology, Waste & Recycling | Comments Off on SUST Symposium 3.1 (Spring 2016) Today at RU

Interdisciplinarity, Sustainability, & Service Learning

A little while back, I was asked by some of my environmental studies colleagues outside of RU to briefly describe my take on interdisciplinary scholarship in under 200 words. Here’s what I came up with: An interdisciplinary scholar can speak … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Faculty, Humanities, Research, Roosevelt, Science, Students, Sustainability | Comments Off on Interdisciplinarity, Sustainability, & Service Learning