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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

Discounted Staff and Faculty DIVVY Memberships

Jul 07, 2015

Back in June, Roosevelt Staff and Faculty became eligible for a discounted, year-long DIVVY membership. With the discount applied, RU Staff and Faculty pay $65 (versus the standard $75) for DIVVY memberships. It’s easy to get, and even easier to

Congrats RU Bike2Campus Winners of 2015

Jul 06, 2015

Although belated, I am very excited to announce the results of the Bike2Campus competition that took place April 20th-24th! Last year (2014) there was one RU participant in the Bike2Campus competition, but this year there were five participants from Roosevelt. Roosevelt is

Initial Summer Rooftop Garden Harvesting & Involvement

Jul 02, 2015

The outdoor rooftop garden, located on the 5th floor of Roosevelt University’s Wabash building, is ready for volunteer involvement, tours, class involvement, and more! With the help of six different volunteers thus far this summer, the garden is looking fantastic,

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