Category Archives: Students

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

 

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Welcome to the Fall 2018 Semester @RooseveltU

As we wrap up Week 1 of the Fall 2018 semester, I want to extend a welcome to new students in the sociology, sustainability studies, and community development & action programs here @RooseveltU, as well as a “welcome back” to … Continue reading

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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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Exploring Urban Nature in Chicago (May 2018)

Just finished up five days of exploring the urban and suburban environment of the Chicago region with my intrepid squad of @RooseveltU students in our one-week-intensive Sustainability Studies 360 course, Writing Urban Nature. Here they are at the North Park … Continue reading

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SUST 360 Writing Urban Nature: One-Week Experiential Learning Course this May

Registration Information SUST 360-01 Writing Urban Nature — CRN 31243 / Pre-req: ENG 102 with a grade of C- or better Meets May 21-25 from 9:30am to 5pm at RU’s Chicago Campus. Required pre-session on May 9 from 4-6pm, room … Continue reading

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Register for Summer & Fall 2018 Classes Now @RooseveltU

Advising and registration are underway for the Summer and Fall 2018 semesters at Roosevelt. Sign up now to get the classes you want! Spaces are still available in our SUST courses, and we’ve got many hands-on learning opportunities for both summer … 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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Register Now for Spring/Summer 2018 Classes @RooseveltU

Here’s a cheerful autumnal thought: advising and registration are now ongoing (since Nov 2nd) for the Spring & Summer 2018 semesters here at @RooseveltU. The Sustainability Studies program is offering a wide range of courses and we’re planning two exciting … Continue reading

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Wasted Water and Environmental Injustice in Chicago

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

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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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