In honor of her her academic achievements and her research on fair housing in Chicago, Roosevelt University senior Kaitlyn Greenholt has received the 2020 Student Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
By Tiffany Reid, BS IMC ‘21
The documentary Fresh Tracks, executive produced by alumna Katie Leimkuehler and TFA Group, tells the true story of a World War II veteran and his influence on today’s Paralympic skiers. The film will screen at the Denver Film Festival and the Twin Cities Film Festival in October, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
After serving in the Marine Corps, Jose Almanza Jr. (BA Political Science, ’19) came home to Chicago and moved into an apartment not far from his family in Little Village. Several leases and apartments later, he had seen firsthand how difficult gentrification has made it to live in his community.
Ralph Martire, the Arthur Rubloff endowed professor of public policy at Roosevelt University, will speak at a series of free, virtual events on the Fair Tax amendment.