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Roosevelt University student finds inspiration for community activism from Barack Obama

Roosevelt University senior Ramuel Figueroa received an early graduation gift in April when he took part in a “Conversation on Civic Engagement” at the University of Chicago with former President Barack Obama.

It was a rare opportunity for the military veteran just days before his graduation on May 5 from Roosevelt University.

“I’m grateful and feel very lucky to have been chosen for this panel discussion,” said the Roosevelt honors student who firs...

6/13/2017

Cheryl Frazes Hill, associate professor of music education and director of choral activities at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA), has been named the new conductor of the highly regarded Milwaukee Symphony Chorus (MSC).

6/9/2017

Roosevelt University recognizes our responsibility to the environment.  Despite President Trump’s withdrawal last week of the U.S. from the Paris Agreements, we reaffirm our commitment to national and global cooperation for a sustainable future.  Today I joined nearly 200 presidents of colleges and universities – and over a thousand more political and business leaders – in the endorsement of continued climate action and the effort to reduce carbon emissions, despite the absence of leadership from Washington.

6/5/2017

A Roosevelt University pharmacy student from Streamwood, Illinois, has received a 2017 U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Excellence in Public Pharmacy Award.

 

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