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Roosevelt University hosts major conference on the American Dream on Sept. 11-14

What does the American Dream mean today?

Great minds from across the nation and all walks of professional life will tackle the timely question during Roosevelt University’s 2nd annual American Dream Reconsidered conference on Sept. 11-14 in Chicago.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be among distinguished leaders, scholars and CEOs who will share their viewpoints on the American Dream and its impact on immigration, health care, equality, politics and more...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
David Axelrod and William Kristol

Political commentators David Axelrod, a former senior advisor to Barack Obama, and Bill Kristol, founder and editor at large of The Weekly Standard,  will reflect on Donald Trump’s election and presidency during Presidential Panel: It Did Happen Here – Reflections on the 2016 Election and its Aftermath.

Photo from Gage Gallery's Fall 2107 show

Few can imagine what it is like to be stateless. Now a new photo exhibit “Nowhere People,” opening Thursday, Sept. 14 at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, tells the story.

Aziz Huq and Maria Blanco

Leading immigration experts Maria Blanco, executive director of the Immigrant Legal Services Center at the Unversity of California and Aziz Huq, the Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg, professor of law at the University of Chicago, will take a look at our immigration landscape, discussing latest issues and decisions impacting U.S. immigration today during a session called Coming to America: Immigration in a New World.


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PR professionals at the University handle all media inquiries, including requests for interviews, speaking engagements and subject matter experts.

Laura Janota
Director of Public Relations
Chicago phone: (312) 341-3511  |  Cell phone: (312) 617-7843

Nicole Barron
AVP Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: (312) 341-2114

Roosevelt University Policy Regarding Media Inquiries

All calls and inquiries from the media should be directed to Roosevelt University Spokeswoman Laura Janota at 312-341-3511, or to the University’s Office of Marketing and Public Relations at 312-341-2343.

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