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Roosevelt University Sustainability Initiative

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s leadership inspired this nation during a difficult time in world history. Still today, through his timeless vision, FDR’s words inspire the RU community to address climate change risks and lead in the area of sustainability.

To achieve this end, Roosevelt University Green Campus has completed a substantial array of projects which are already reducing emissions and actively protecting the environment. To drive continuous improvement, a campus-wide Strategic Sustainability Plan featuring energy, emissions, land stewardship and water use reductions will be set in place.

News and Announcements

Indoor Walking Course

Feb 09, 2016

It is the pleasure of Roosevelt University’s Physical Resources department to announce the addition of an “Indoor Walking Course” to our Schaumburg campus. The course will traverse the Schaumburg campus existing layout. By following the existing layout the course takes

Roosevelt University Earns Bronze STARS Rating: A Student’s Perspective

Feb 08, 2016

What is a STARS Rating? RU is a current member of The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). And the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a comprehensive reporting tool that colleges and universities

DIVVY Price Change

Feb 01, 2016

Chicagoans are fortunate to have access to the DIVVY Bike sharing program, which offers a sustainable transportation option for its members.  The system, which features thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations around the city, allows members to rent bikes

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