Monthly Archives: April 2011

Gage Gallery Event: Stories of the Haymarket Martyrs

RU’s Department of History and Philosophy and the Gage Gallery, in partnership with the Illinois Labor History Society, are hosting a reception and lecture with Mark Rogovin, editor of The Day Will Come: Honoring Our Working Class Heroes, Stories of … Continue reading

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Green Fire in Schaumburg (post-Earth Day Reflections)

Normally Friday nights are pretty quiet at RU’s Schaumburg Campus. But not this past Friday night. Despite pounding rain and a brief hailstorm, around 60 people converged on Alumni Hall for the special Earth Day screening of the new Aldo … Continue reading

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Dramatic View of Today’s Burn at RU

Here’s a photo of this morning’s prescribed burn of the wetland detention pond at RU’s Schaumburg Campus. A historic day — the first such use of controlled burning as a ecological management tool at Roosevelt; but certainly not the last, … Continue reading

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Wetland Burn at RU’s Schaumburg Campus

On Wednesday, April 13, a controlled burn will be conducted at the wetland detention pond on the northwest corner of Roosevelt’s Schaumburg Campus. Burning is an important management tool in ecological restoration of woodlands, prairies, and forests in order to … Continue reading

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Green Fire Film to Screen at RU on Earth Day

On Earth Day — that’s Friday, April 22nd — Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg Campus is proud to host a free public screening of Green Fire, the new full-length feature documentary of Aldo Leopold, a remarkable conservationist, scientist, and writer who helped shape … Continue reading

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