David Faris

How can we improve society? David Faris, associate professor of political science, believes it starts with instilling Roosevelt's values of social justice in the classroom. Here, we are creating the next generation of socially conscious leaders.

How can we improve society? David Faris, associate professor of political science, believes it starts with instilling Roosevelt's values of social justice in the classroom. Here, we are creating the next generation of socially conscious leaders.

Additional Stories...

Amy Likover with her father and Roosevelt professor emeritus, Frank Untermyer
Arts and Sciences, Academic & Artistic Excellence, Faculty and Staff

A place of inspiration and promise is the way recently retired French/Spanish teacher and neighborhood leader Amy Likover describes the Lake County woodland retreat in which she and her siblings were raised. It also served as such for many Roosevelt faculty, students and friends who visited beginning in the 1950s. Her late parents, Frank Untermyer and Ethel I.K Untermyer, were not only happy to welcome Roosevelt students, but also were committed educators, community activists and, later, philanthropists who supported those people and causes that moved and inspired them.

Red, white and blue pin with the words "Vote Roosevelt for President"
An Inclusive Community, Roosevelt's Chicago, Current Students, Faculty and Staff

How will you make your voice heard during the 2020 election? Roosevelt University has joined the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a national nonpartisan program that recognizes colleges and universities for their commitment to making democratic participation a core value on their campuses.

Actuarial science student Ella Barker, left, and President Ali Malekzadeh
Arts and Sciences, Real World Experience, Chicago, Current Students

Through a Field Museum community science project, volunteers from around the world collect data that adds to a growing body of research on biodiversity. This spring, all of that data funneled through Ella Barker and her actuarial science classmates.