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A speech by College of Education major Howard Brown (center) led Governor Pat Quinn to invite the Roosevelt student to the State of the State address in Springfield.
Professor of Pharmaceutics Moji Adeyeye shares experience in developing AIDS drugs for the poor.
The late Dempsey J. TravIs (BA, ’49) was one of Roosevelt’s most accomplished alumni. During his lifetime, Travis worked to make change for the better in Chicago and beyond as a prolific writer and book author, real estate entrepreneur, jazz musician and civil rights pioneer.
As a city colleges of chicago student, Luciana Barnes knew she’d one day be moving on for her bachelor’s degree at a four-year higher education institution in the chicagoland area. The question was, which university should she attend?
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Before Sesame Street was conceived, a Roosevelt education professor enraptured millions of preschoolers weekday mornings as host of NBC-TV’s Ding Dong School.
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.
David Holloway retired as head of the Music Conservatory's Voice program earlier this year.