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In 1945, the year Roosevelt was founded, Rose Hum Lee was hired to teach in the Department of Sociology. Eleven years later when she was appointed chair of the department, she became the first Chinese American woman to chair an academic department at an American university.
Roosevelt University alumnus Timuel Black (BA, ’50), one of the organizers of the 1963 March on Washington, was honored in Washington, D.C., by President Barack Obama in August.
Kevin Hujar, an undergraduate psychology student and resident in the University’s Wabash Building, created Appreciation Plus to help boost togetherness within the Wabash community.
Roosevelt alumnus Robert van Brugge is chairman and CEO of Sanford C. Bernstein, a Wall Street research firm that is ranked number one in its industry for overall quality, detailed financial analysis and original research, according to independent surveys of major institutional clients. During an interview in his midtown Manhattan office, van Brugge, 44, talked with Roosevelt Review editor Tom Karow about his time at Roosevelt, his career and what qualifications he considers important in job applicants.
Journalist Charles Madigan (BGS, '05) describes his journey from Penn State to the Chicago Tribune to teaching at Roosevelt.
Kevin Li is nationall recognized for his work as dean of instruction at Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. He is also one of thousands of community college students who have transferred to Roosevelt University to complete an education and achieve the career of his dreams.
Faculty members D. Bradford Hunt and Jon DeVries were separated by only six floors in the University's Gage Building, but they never met and didn't know they shared a common interest in city of Chicago planning until they were introduced by an alumnus.
A new musical thriller based loosely on the story of Jack the Ripper will be staged by the Theatre Conservatory in O'Malley Theatre.
Jane Lanier is the newest faculty member in Roosevelt's Theatre Conservatory.She is also a successful performer, choreographer and director who built her career as a singer/dancer/actress.
If you ever researched the life of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, there is a chance your search results included a picture of a little purple guy in a striped turtleneck. His name is Roosevelt Franklin, and he is a Muppet from the early days of the educational television program Sesame Street.
Before Sesame Street was conceived, a Roosevelt education professor enraptured millions of preschoolers weekday mornings as host of NBC-TV’s Ding Dong School.
Mary Simmerling is quick to give credit to those who helped her become one of the nation’s most respected experts on medical ethics, especially the ethics of human organ transplantation, but one person she can’t stop talking about is Roosevelt University Philosophy Professor Stuart Warner.
Luis Perez joined Roosevelt’s Theatre Conservatory in 2005 to spend more time with his wife, former Broadway star and award-winning choreographer Tina Paul, and their two sons, then ages 12 and 20. in 2008, Perez became head of the conservatory’s musical theatre program. each year, he directs and choreographs at least one major musical on the University’s seventh-floor O’Malley Theatre stage.
"I had whittled my list of top schools down to 10 – and Roosevelt was one," recalled 18-year-old Friend, the winner of a Cathy Roe Broadway Bound dance award and a regional and national dance competitor. "Then I noticed that Roosevelt had a new program that was different from the rest – and I knew it was for me – because it had a concentration in dance."
The desire to achieve is what draws students to Roosevelt, a place where nurturing dreams, goals and ambitions is the linchpin of their experience.Now the story of our students' aspirations and the role that the University plays in preparing them for their journey into the workplace and out into the world at large is told in a new advertising campaign—This Way Up—being launched today across Chicagoland.
Murder was the case for six students enrolled in a “special topics” course I taught at Roosevelt University last spring. The task: to humanize “murder,” to report and to tell those stories in a compelling way as written narrative and also using multimedia. The agenda: to hone their journalistic skills and to engage in a transformative learning experience.
For more information or to register for the Aug. 12 Outing, call (847) 619-7283 or visit http://www.roosevelt.edu/golf.
Tom Philion has been appointed Interim Dean of the College of Education, effective July 1, succeeding Holly Stadler who is joining the Office of the President to support development of the University's accreditation and institutional effectiveness efforts.
New books by Roosevelt University faculty members have hit the stands on topics ranging from psychological testing to politics and from fashion to science fiction.
While spring is finally here, students in Roosevelt University’s College of Pharmacy won’t forget the passing flu season anytime soon.
Lynn Weiner’s 12-year term as dean of Arts and Sciences is coming to an end, but her impact on the college will live on for years.
Why read literature? With print culture losing market share and new media emerging daily, publishers, booksellers, and even English professors field more and more questions about literature's utility.
Imagine a cafeteria where all uneaten food and its associated containers, utensils, cups and napkins are composted and used to grow new food. It is a place where nothing is wasted and everything has a purpose. Welcome to Roosevelt’s new dining center.
Convinced its beauty and sound can resonate beyond auditoriums and concert halls, the 2012 graduate of Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) is using the instrument to reach people confronting serious illness.
Roosevelt University undergraduates Nathan Lustig and Bailey Swinney are the winners of the 2013 Matthew Freeman Social Justice Award.
Academic degrees that are part of this new Dual Degree Program include economics, criminal justice, business, psychology and general studies.
"The Gage Gallery brings people together to discuss the major social issues of our day...I think when people come together in the same room, interactions occur that can be enlightening and educational. I’m not sure the web can do that in the same way."
Michael Ensdorf, Professor Photography and Gage Gallery Founder/Director
Information sessions for anyone interested in doctoral studies in Europe to be upcoming at Roosevelt University.
When Earth Friendly Products CEO E. Van Vlahakis first met Roosevelt University graduate Marie Abandja at the company's Addison, Ill., headquarters last spring, he greeted her warmly with these words: "You're special."
At the time, Abandja had just been hired by Earth Friendly Products as a chemist, having completed a successful internship doing product quality control, testing and research and development at the company's suburban Chicago manufacturing plant.
Bethany Barratt believes Harry Potter's world is similar to our own in that it is is built on a failing political system based on divisiveness and fear. Her new book, The Politics of Harry Potter, takes a look at the many political themes at work in J.K. Rowling's best-selling series.
Since opening in May, the Wabash Building has received high praise for its unique undulating blue-green exterior and complementary mixture of space for student housing, academics and student life activities. The Chicago Tribune called it “Chicago’s latest innovation in skyscraper design” and a “sizzling” addition to the city’s skyline.
Clarissa Nickerson recently graduated with a bachelor's degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago, will soon start a master's program in legal studies and plans to be a lawyer by the time she turns 30.
David Holloway retired as head of the Music Conservatory's Voice program earlier this year.