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Greg Constantine standing in front of 'Nowhere People - The Children' gallery

Nowhere People – The Children

Photographs by Greg Constantine
Gage Gallery | Through Dec. 2

The Gage Gallery is proud to present Nowhere People – The Children, a photography project by Greg Constantine. Nowhere People illustrates the toll denial of citizenship has claimed on the global community of stateless people and ethnic groups excluded from society by forces beyond their control.

The show runs through December 2 at Roosevelt’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave.

11 to 1 student/faculty ratio
116 degree programs
45% of students of color
45% students are first generation
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16 athletic teams
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53% of classes have less than 20 students

Remembering Roosevelt’s Longest-Serving President

Read the Sun-Times Article

Rolf Weil, president of Roosevelt University from 1964-88, died Sept. 17, 2017. One of the University’s first faculty members and former dean of the College of Business, Weil helped bring Roosevelt into the modern day with numerous contributions. His life and legacy are remembered in an article in the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Tue, Oct 3, 2017
425 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60605
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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425 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60605
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Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Auditorium Building, AUD 232 (Congress Lounge)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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